Letters To A Young Education Reformer

Author: Frederick M. Hess
Publisher: Educational Innovations
ISBN: 9781682530238
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The book is in the form of a series of letters to a young education reformer, offering insights of various aspects of reform. --

Global Education Reform

Author: Frank Adamson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317396952
Size: 68.47 MB
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The collection documents the ideologically and educationally distinctive approaches countries around the world have taken to structuring their education systems.

The New Imperatives Of Educational Change

Author: Dennis Shirley
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1317404572
Size: 29.13 MB
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The New Imperatives of Educational Change is a clarion call to move beyond the standardized testing and marketplace competition that have become pervasive in school systems to focus instead on creating the conditions that will encourage all ...

Education For Upward Mobility

Author: Michael J. Petrilli
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1475819773
Size: 57.17 MB
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This book seeks answers to a fundamental question, perhaps one of the most important questions in America today: How can we help children born into poverty transcend their disadvantages and enter the middle class as adults?

Educational Entrepreneurship Today

Author: Frederick M. Hess
Publisher: Harvard Education Press
ISBN: 9781612509280
Size: 75.56 MB
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Jim Shelton, president and chief impact officer, 2U, Inc. Hess and McShane have me deep in thought once again. You won t agree with all of what you read here; you aren t expected to. This is not a book of solutions or recommendations.

Pluralism And American Public Education

Author: Ashley Rogers Berner
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 113750224X
Size: 74.87 MB
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This book argues that the structure of public education is a key factor in the failure of America's public education system to fulfill the intellectual, civic, and moral aims for which it was created.

Uncivil Rights

Author: Jonna Perrillo
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226660737
Size: 45.16 MB
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At the heart of this inequality is a complex and often conflicted relationship between teachers and civil rights activists, examined fully for the first time in Jonna Perrillo’s Uncivil Rights, which traces the tensions between the two ...

In The Crossfire

Author: John P. Spencer
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 0812207661
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In the Crossfire brings historical perspective to these debates by tracing the life and work of Marcus Foster, an African American educator who struggled to reform urban schools in the 1960s and early 1970s.

The Allure Of Order

Author: Jal Mehta
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199942064
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Explores why reformers from both the left and right have repeatedly placed such high hopes in these reforms and why teachers and schools have been unable to resist these external reformers.