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"Proof," Policy, and Practice

Understanding the Role of Evidence in Improving Education

by Paul E. Lingenfelter

How can we “fix” our schools? Improve graduation rates in college? What works?<br /><br />These are questions that make the headlines and vex policy makers, practitioners, and educational researchers. While they strive to improve society, there ...

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#EdJourney

A Roadmap to the Future of Education

by Grant Lichtman

<p><strong>Your formula for managing innovation and transforming learning</strong></p> <p><em>#EdJourney: A Roadmap to the Future of Education</em> is a refreshing change from the negativity so common in the world of education today. Over the ...

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8 Must-Ask Questions to Get the Best Education for YOUR Child - and How to Evaluate the Answers [minibook]

by Joanne McEachen

<p>Don't waste another precious day of your child's education!</p> <p>We’ve got 8 cut-to-the-chase questions you can use to start a learner-focused conversation with your local school. Don’t be afraid to ask them!</p> <p>If all parents started

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A Curriculum of Fear

Homeland Security in U.S. Public Schools

by Nicole Nguyen

<DIV><P>Welcome to Milton High School, where fear is a teacher’s best tool and every student is a soldier in the war on terror. A struggling public school outside the nation’s capital, Milton sat squarely at the center of two trends: growing ...

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A Good Investment?

Philanthropy and the Marketing of Race in an Urban Public School

by Amy Brown

<DIV><P>Select students and teachers worked the room at a fundraising event for a New York City public high school Amy Brown calls College Preparatory Academy. It was their job to convince wealthy attendants that College Prep, with its largely ...

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A Guide to Direct Instruction

by Don Steely

<p>To the consternation of popularized educational theories, Direct Instruction consistently and convincingly outperforms every theory, program, and procedure they espouse. Proponents of those theories continue to vilify and disparage Direct ...

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A Language of Freedom and Teacher’s Authority

Case Comparisons from Turkey and the United States

by Jean Ann Foley, Anaheed Hill, Damien Jones & others

<p>A Language of Freedom and Teacher’s Authority: <em>Case Comparisons from Turkey and the United States</em> explores dimensions of authority that are deeply embedded in the profession of teaching. It examines critical dimensions of the ...

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A Marxist Education

by Wayne Au

<p>This book will appeal to the growing movement for educational justice in the Trump era; Build connections to anti-standardized testing groups; Rethinking Schools has built a profile among activist educators; Wayne Au has an established ...

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A New Deal for the Humanities

Liberal Arts and the Future of Public Higher Education

by Gordon Hutner, Feisal G. Mohamed, Bethany Nowviskie & others

<p>Many in higher education fear that the humanities are facing a crisis. But even if the rhetoric about “crisis” is overblown, humanities departments do face increasing pressure from administrators, politicians, parents, and students. In <em>A ...

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A New Deal for the Humanities: Liberal Arts and the Future of Public Higher Education

by Hutner, Gordon

<DIV><I>A New Deal for the Humanities </I>brings together twelve prominent scholars who shed light on the many concerns swirling around the humanities today&mdash;exploring the history of the liberal arts in America, their present state, and ...

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A Political Education

Black Politics and Education Reform in Chicago since the 1960s

by Elizabeth Todd-Breland

<p>In 2012, Chicago's school year began with the city's first teachers' strike in a quarter century and ended with the largest mass closure of public schools in U.S. history. On one side, a union leader and veteran black woman educator drew upon

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A Political Sociology of Educational Knowledge

Studies of Exclusions and Difference

by Thomas A. Popkewitz, Jennifer Diaz & Christopher Kirchgasler

<p>Bringing together the sociology of knowledge, cultural studies, and post-foundational and historical approaches, this book asks what schooling does, and what are its limits and dangers. The focus is on how the systems of reason that govern ...

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A Prison Called School

Creating Effective Schools for All Learners

by Maure Ann Metzger

<p>Many students struggle to survive a system that has become yet another obstacle in their life to overcome. The current, one-size-fits-all educational model requires students to adapt to the system, but in order for students to thrive, ...

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A School of Our Own

The Story of the First Student-Run High School and a New Vision for American Education

by Samuel Levin & Susan Engel

<div><I>A School of Our Own</I> tells the remarkable story of the Independent Project, the first student-run high school in America. Founder Samuel Levin, a high school junior who had already achieved international fame for creating Project ...

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A Search for Better University Education

Experiment at Malaspina

by Gary Bauslaugh

Many people have something to say about what is wrong with our universities, but Gary Bauslaugh spent decades trying to do something about it. In this compelling, entertaining, and highly informative memoir, Bauslaugh doesn’t just relate his own

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A Social History of Educational Studies and Research

Past, Present – and Future?

by Gary McCulloch & Steven Cowan

<p><em>A Social History of Educational Studies and Research</em> examines the development of the study of education in the UK in its broader educational, social and political context since its early beginnings in the first part of the twentieth ...

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A Source Book of Royal Commissions and Other Major Governmental Inquiries in Canadian Education, 1787-1978

by Cary F. Goulson

<p>This is a comprehensive primary reference to a rich and often neglected storehouse of information on Canada's educational background.</p> <p>As the boundary between full-fledged royal commissions and other official governmental inquiries is ...

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A Top Guide for Fire and Life Safety Directors

by Reynaurd Robert

<p>A guide that has three main objectives. One is to provide aspiring and active fire and life safety directors with the relevant knowledge and skills, is to easily identify risks at their work places, save lives and reduce the sad consequential

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Aboriginal Student Engagement and Achievement

Educational Practices and Cultural Sustainability

by Lorenzo Cherubini

<p>Aboriginal people in Canada want an education that reflects their cultural values and linguistic heritages. They want an education that will foster their children’s sense of engagement and identity, putting them on the path to success. When ...

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