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  • Exploring Leadershipby Wendy Wagner; Daniel T. Ostick

    Wiley 2013; US$ 15.00 US$ 13.50

    Exploring Leadership For College Students Who Want to Make a Difference, Student Workbook This companion to the third edition of Exploring Leadership is designed to help you deepen your understanding of leadership and develop your leadership potential. The workbook includes tools to enhance your exploration of the Relational Leadership Model,... more...

  • Improving Education in the USby Rafael Yanushevsky

    Algora Publishing 2011; US$ 23.95

    US education is in crisis. This history and analysis of the education system is an essential primer for parents, teachers, and school administrators, as well as parent?teacher organizations, education majors, education administration majors, the media, politicians, and everyone who wants to see American schools do a better job. more...

  • Education Reformby Victoria Sherrow; Alan Marzilli

    Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 35.00

    Well-educated citizens are valuable assets in today's competitive global economy, but many observers contend the United States lags behind other developed nations in providing quality education to students. Millions of students drop out or graduate unprepared for a job or higher education. Dropout rates and school failure are highest in low-income... more...

  • American Student’s Freedom of Expressionby E.G. Williamson

    University of Minnesota Press 1966; US$ 67.50 US$ 57.38

    How much freedom of expression do students have on American campuses? Does the extent of freedom vary with the geographical location of the college or university? Does the type of institution -- public or private, large or small, church-sponsored or nonsectarian -- have a bearing on the amount of freedom a student may exercise? Such questions are of... more...

  • Learning Not Schoolingby Lyn Lesch

    R&L Education 2009; US$ 33.00

    Drawing on his experiences from founding and directing a private school for students age six to fourteen, Lyn Lesch presents a new model for education in which learning for students increasingly occurs in the world of adult expertise, with classroom teachers taking on the role of conduits that not only prepare students to learn from professionals working... more...

  • The Rise and Fall of American Public Schools: The Political Economy of Public Education in the Twentieth Centuryby Robert Franciosi

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 79.00

    This volume provides a comprehensive and balanced survey of the state of American public education. It examines the trend in the quality of the public schools over the past 100 years, and reviews the possible reasons for a decline in quality. The work focuses on the importance of local control in American public education and how it has been steadily... more...

  • Gute Schulen in schlechter Gesellschaftby Wiebke Lohfeld

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 29.62

    Franz Hamburger Die öffentliche Diskussion über Schulen und Bildung setzt seit den PISA-Studien deutliche negative Akzente; überwiegend werden Vorzüge der Schulen in an- ren Ländern thematisiert. Die fachliche Auseinandersetzung hebt Leistungen und Versäumnisse gleichermaßen hervor, betont allerdings in besonderem Maße den Reformbedarf. Einen Schwerpunkt... more...

  • Der Übergang von Kindern aus der Familie in die Schuleby Katrin Sill

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 39.51

    Mit einem Geleitwort von Hans-Ludwig Schmidt und Bernd Birgmeier more...

  • Schulleistungen von Abiturientenby Ulrich Trautwein; Marko Neumann; Gabriel Nagy; Oliver Lüdtke; Kai Maaz

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 46.42

    Viele Bundesländer haben zu Beginn des 21. Jahrhunderts einschneidende Reformen der gymnasialen Oberstufe vorgenommen, die u.a. die Unterscheidung von Grund- und Leistungskursen nivellieren, die Zahl der Prüfungsfächer im Abitur heraufsetzen und die Wahlfreiheiten der Oberstufenschülerinnen und -schüler beschneiden. Diese Veränderungen sind nicht unumstritten.... more...

  • Adoleszenz - Bildung - Anerkennungby Anke Wischmann

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 46.42

    Sozial benachteiligte männliche Jugendliche werden zumeist aus einer Defizit orientierten Perspektive heraus betrachtet, insbesondere bezüglich ihrer Aussichten auf Bildungserfolg. In diesem Buch wird der Blick auf die Potentiale der Jugendlichen gerichtet, indem aus einer adoleszenz-, bildungs- und anerkennungstheoretischen Perspektive die je spezifische... more...