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  • Title Iby Geoffrey D. Borman; Samuel C. Stringfield; Robert E. Slavin

    Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 56.95

    This volume presents the most recent research on Title I federal compensatory education programs. Over the past three decades, Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act has served as the cornerstone of the federal commitment to equality of opportunity. It is the federal government's single largest investment in America's schools. As Title... more...

  • Social Justice, Peace, and Environmental Educationby Julie Andrzejewski; Marta Baltodano; Linda Symcox

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 57.95

    The concept of "standards" seems antithetical to the ways critical educators are dedicated to teaching, but what would "standards" look like if they were generated from social justice perspectives and through collaborative and inclusive processes?  Such is the central question posed by the contributors of this groundbreaking collection on the interconnectivity... more...

  • Race, Whiteness, and Educationby Zeus Leonardo

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 48.95

    In the colorblind era of Post-Civil Rights America, race is often wrongly thought to be irrelevant or, at best, a problem of racist individuals rather than a systemic condition to be confronted.   Race, Whiteness, and Education interrupts this dangerous assumption by reaffirming a critical appreciation of the central role that race and racism still... more...

  • The Journey for Inclusive Education in the Indian Sub-Continentby Mithu Alur; Michael Bach

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    Despite national and international commitments to Education for All, and the Millennium Development Goals to assure universal primary education by 2015, over 90% of children with disabilities remain excluded from regular education in countries of the south. This book describes a three decade-long change initiative in India to enable children with... more...

  • Changing Literacies for Changing Timesby James V. Hoffman; Yetta M. Goodman

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 49.95

    Offering the wisdom that only experience and expertise in the field can bring, this book takes a critical look into the present and the future of literacy as envisioned by leading reading researchers. The lead author of each chapter, and in some cases more than one, of the authors, is a distinguished reading researcher elected by their peers into... more...

  • Efficient Learning for the Poorby Helen Abadzi

    World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 24.99

    Large-scale efforts have been made since the 1990s to ensure that all children of the world go to school. But mere enrollment is not sufficient, students must become fluent in reading and calculation by the end of grade 2. Fluency is needed to process large amounts of text quickly and use the information for decisions that may ultimately reduce poverty.... more...

  • Higher Education Financing in the New EU Member Statesby Mary Canning

    World Bank Publications 2007; US$ 9.99

    This paper summarizes the experiences to date of the new EU countries (the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia, and Slovenia—the EU8) in the reform of higher education systems in a period of growing demand; changing patterns of access; rapid expansion and increased participation rates; and an apparent dilution... more...

  • Preparing for Collegeby John J. Rooney

    Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 41.94

    The ideal guide for students looking for the best college to suit their needs, Preparing for College helps students evaluate their strengths, interests, and goals in order to find the right educational fit. This accessible, all-in-one resource guides students with everything from choosing a college and undergoing the application process to uncovering... more...

  • Black Youth Mattersby Cecile Wright; P.J. Standen; Tina Patel

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 47.95

    How do young black students respond, resist, and work to transform their school experience? How do young people adapt, survive, and then succeed in spite of their negative school experience? For an increasing number of marginalized black youth, the paths to social success can actually lie outside school walls. Black Youth Matters presents a compelling,... more...

  • More Than Title IXby Katherine Hanson; Vivian Guilfoy; Sarita Pillai

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 34.99

    More Than Title IX highlights the impact of one of the most powerful instruments of change toward greater gender equality in America?education. The book takes readers behind the scenes of some of the most influential moments and tells the dramatic stories of those who made these changes possible. By showing how these changes have improved life... more...