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<p><i><strong>???</strong>This is an excellent text in the field of U.S. educational history. The author does a great job of linking past events to the current trends and debates in education. I am quite enthusiastic about this book. It is well-written, interesting, accessible, quite balanced in perspective, and comprehensive. It includes sections and details, that I found fascinating ??? and I think students will too.??? </i></p><p style=TEXT-ALIGN: right align=right>???Gina Giuliano, <i>University at Albany, SUNY</i> </p><p></p><p><i>???This book offers a comprehensive and fair account of an American Educational History. The breadth and depth of material presented are vast and compelling.???</i></p><p style=TEXT-ALIGN: right align=right>???Rich Milner, <i>Vanderbilt</i><i> University</i></p><p></p><p><strong>An up-to-date, contemporary examination of historical trends that have helped shape schools and education in the United States???</strong></p><p></p><p><strong>Key Features: </strong></p><ul type=disc><li>Covers education developments and trends beginning with the Colonial experience through the present day, placing an emphasis on post-World War II issues such as the role of technology, the standards movement, affirmative action, bilingual education, undocumented immigrants, and school choice.</li><li>Introduces cutting-edge controversies in a way that allows students to consider a variety of viewpoints and develop their own thinkingskills</li><li>Examines the educational history of increasingly important groups in U.S. society, including that of African American women, Native Americans, Latinos and Asian Americans.</li></ul><strong>Intended Audience<br /></strong>This core text is designed for undergraduate and graduate courses such as Foundations of Education; Educational History; Introduction to Education; Philosophy of Education; American History; Sociology of Education; Educational Policy; and Educational Reform in the departments of Education, History, and Sociology.

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American Educational History: School, Society, and the Common Good is an up-to-date, contemporary examination of historical trends that have helped shape schools and education in the United States. Author William H. Jeynes places a strong emphasis on recent history, most notably post-World War II issues such as the role of technology, the standards movement, affirmative action, bilingual education, undocumented immigrants, school choice, and much more

Synopsis:

???This is an excellent text in the field of U.S. educational history. The author does a great job of linking past events to the current trends and debates in education. I am quite enthusiastic about this book. It is well-written, interesting, accessible, quite balanced in perspective, and comprehensive. It includes sections and details, that I found fascinating ??? and I think students will too.??? ???Gina Giuliano, University at Albany, SUNY

???This book offers a comprehensive and fair account of an American Educational History. The breadth and depth of material presented are vast and compelling.??????Rich Milner, Vanderbilt University

An up-to-date, contemporary examination of historical trends that have helped shape schools and education in the United States???

Key Features: Covers education developments and trends beginning with the Colonial experience through the present day, placing an emphasis on post-World War II issues such as the role of technology, the standards movement, affirmative action, bilingual education, undocumented immigrants, and school choice.Introduces cutting-edge controversies in a way that allows students to consider a variety of viewpoints and develop their own thinking skillsExamines the educational history of increasingly important groups in U.S. society, including that of African American women, Native Americans, Latinos and Asian Americans.Intended AudienceThis core text is designed for undergraduate and graduate courses such as Foundations of Education; Educational History; Introduction to Education; Philosophy of Education; American History; Sociology of Education; Educational Policy; and Educational Reform in thedepartments of Education, History, and Sociology.

Synopsis:

"This is an excellent text in the field of U.S. educational history. The author does a great job of linking past events to the current trends and debates in education. There is more than adequate documentation and arguments are logical and well presented. I am quite enthusiastic about this book. It is well-written, interesting, accessible, quite balanced in perspective, and comprehensive. It includes section, and details that I found fascinating- and I think students will too." -Gina Giuliano, University at Albany, SUNY American Educational History: School, Society, and the Common Good is an up-to-date, contemporary examination of historical trends that have helped shape schools and education in the United States. Author William H. Jeynes places a strong emphasis on recent history, most notably post-WWII issues such as the role of technology, the standards movement, affirmative action, bilingual education, undocumented immigrants, school choice, and much more!Key Features:Makes clear connections between major historical trends and the shaping of U.S. education: This book thoroughly examines the extent to which major historical trends shaped education and vice versa.Stimulates educational debate: Students are introduced to cutting-edge controversies in a way that allows them to consider a variety of viewpoints and develop their own thinking skills.Offers a contemporary focus: While a balanced examination is given of educational history beginning with the Colonial experience and through the present day , this book gives more attention to post-World War II events than do competing books.Examines the educational history of groups that increasingly have a greater impact on U.S. society: Generous coverage is given to African American, Native American and women's educational history, as well as that of Latinos and Asian Americans.Intended Audience:This core text is designed for undergraduate and graduate courses such as Foundations of Education; American Educational History; Introduction to Education; Philosophy of Education; Sociology of Education; Educational Policy; and Educational Reform in the departments of Education, History, and Sociology.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781412914215
Author:
Jeynes, William
Publisher:
Sage Publications (CA)
Author:
Jeynes, William H.
Subject:
History
Subject:
Education
Subject:
Education -- United States -- History.
Subject:
Education-General
Publication Date:
20070131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
467
Dimensions:
9.08x7.35x.76 in. 1.46 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , American Educational History: School, Society, and the Common Good is an up-to-date, contemporary examination of historical trends that have helped shape schools and education in the United States. Author William H. Jeynes places a strong emphasis on recent history, most notably post-World War II issues such as the role of technology, the standards movement, affirmative action, bilingual education, undocumented immigrants, school choice, and much more
"Synopsis" by , ???This is an excellent text in the field of U.S. educational history. The author does a great job of linking past events to the current trends and debates in education. I am quite enthusiastic about this book. It is well-written, interesting, accessible, quite balanced in perspective, and comprehensive. It includes sections and details, that I found fascinating ??? and I think students will too.??? ???Gina Giuliano, University at Albany, SUNY

???This book offers a comprehensive and fair account of an American Educational History. The breadth and depth of material presented are vast and compelling.??????Rich Milner, Vanderbilt University

An up-to-date, contemporary examination of historical trends that have helped shape schools and education in the United States???

Key Features: Covers education developments and trends beginning with the Colonial experience through the present day, placing an emphasis on post-World War II issues such as the role of technology, the standards movement, affirmative action, bilingual education, undocumented immigrants, and school choice.Introduces cutting-edge controversies in a way that allows students to consider a variety of viewpoints and develop their own thinking skillsExamines the educational history of increasingly important groups in U.S. society, including that of African American women, Native Americans, Latinos and Asian Americans.Intended AudienceThis core text is designed for undergraduate and graduate courses such as Foundations of Education; Educational History; Introduction to Education; Philosophy of Education; American History; Sociology of Education; Educational Policy; and Educational Reform in thedepartments of Education, History, and Sociology.

"Synopsis" by , "This is an excellent text in the field of U.S. educational history. The author does a great job of linking past events to the current trends and debates in education. There is more than adequate documentation and arguments are logical and well presented. I am quite enthusiastic about this book. It is well-written, interesting, accessible, quite balanced in perspective, and comprehensive. It includes section, and details that I found fascinating- and I think students will too." -Gina Giuliano, University at Albany, SUNY American Educational History: School, Society, and the Common Good is an up-to-date, contemporary examination of historical trends that have helped shape schools and education in the United States. Author William H. Jeynes places a strong emphasis on recent history, most notably post-WWII issues such as the role of technology, the standards movement, affirmative action, bilingual education, undocumented immigrants, school choice, and much more!Key Features:Makes clear connections between major historical trends and the shaping of U.S. education: This book thoroughly examines the extent to which major historical trends shaped education and vice versa.Stimulates educational debate: Students are introduced to cutting-edge controversies in a way that allows them to consider a variety of viewpoints and develop their own thinking skills.Offers a contemporary focus: While a balanced examination is given of educational history beginning with the Colonial experience and through the present day , this book gives more attention to post-World War II events than do competing books.Examines the educational history of groups that increasingly have a greater impact on U.S. society: Generous coverage is given to African American, Native American and women's educational history, as well as that of Latinos and Asian Americans.Intended Audience:This core text is designed for undergraduate and graduate courses such as Foundations of Education; American Educational History; Introduction to Education; Philosophy of Education; Sociology of Education; Educational Policy; and Educational Reform in the departments of Education, History, and Sociology.
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