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Bonfire of the Humanities: Rescuing the Classics in an Impoverished Age
Bonfire of the Humanities: Rescuing the Classics in an Impoverished Age
by Victor Davis Hanson
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With humor, lucidity, and unflinching rigor, the acclaimed authors of Who Killed Homer? and Plagues of the Mind unsparingly document the degeneration of a central if beleagured discipline -- classics -- and reveal the root causes of its decline. Hanson... (read more)

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Race, Class, and Power in School Restructuring (Suny Series, Restructuring & School Change)
Race, Class, and Power in School Restructuring (Suny Series, Restructuring & School Change)
by Pauline Lipman
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This book challenges common assumptions about the efficacy of teacher collaboration, empowerment, and professional development to improve the educational experiences of low-achieving African American students without engaging the political and... (read more)

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Managing Students
Managing Students
by John M. Gledhill
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Managing Students guides managers and administrators through the complexities of student administration. It covers a wide range of challenges from judicial review to the seemingly trivial issue of why examination desks move. It explores how managers can... (read more)

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Time and Timing in the Classroom
Time and Timing in the Classroom
by Rowland Creitz
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No Child Left Behind is just one more school "reform" doomed to fail. Yet, the real key to student success is simple and has been known for 50 years.... (read more)

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The Learning Connection
The Learning Connection
by Gene I. (edt) Maeroff
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Covering such topics as what makes a collaboration work, how to deal with flaws, and lessons learned, this book is essential reading for anyone seeking to understand the challenges, innovations, and strategies that help define school and college... (read more)

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Parental Choice?: A Critical Reconsideration of Choice and the Debate about Choice (He
Parental Choice?: A Critical Reconsideration of Choice and the Debate about Choice (He
by P. L. Thomas
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A volume in Critical Constructions: Studies on Education and SocietySeries Editor: Curry Stephenson MalottEducation has rarely been absent from local and national public discourse. Throughout thehistory of modern education spanning more than a century... (read more)

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Schooling in the New Russia: Innovation and Change, 1984-95 (Studies in Russia and East Europe)
Schooling in the New Russia: Innovation and Change, 1984-95 (Studies in Russia and East Europe)
by Jeanne Sutherland
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This book traces the origins of change in general education in the last years of the Soviet Union and afterwards in the Russian Federation. It describes what happened during perestroika and glasnost and the struggles for liberalization which were finally... (read more)

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Choosing Equality: School Choice, the Constitution, and Civil Society
Choosing Equality: School Choice, the Constitution, and Civil Society
by Joseph P. Viteritti
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Using the school-choice systems in Milwaukee and Cleaveland as a basis, author Joseph P. Viteritti reviews a variety of policy initiatives enacted to promote educational opportunity and finds that the nation has fallen short of providing decent schooling... (read more)

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Gender, Policy and Educational Change: Shifting Agendas in the UK and Europe
Gender, Policy and Educational Change: Shifting Agendas in the UK and Europe
by Jane Salisbury
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Gender equality has been a major educational theme for the past two decades and has become interwoven with other policy themes, including those of marketisation and managerialism. Contributors to this strong collection are key researchers in their fields... (read more)

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World Bank Working Papers #100: The Link Between Health, Social Issues, and Secondary Education: Life Skills, Health, and Civic Education
World Bank Working Papers #100: The Link Between Health, Social Issues, and Secondary Education: Life Skills, Health, and Civic Education
by Robert Smith
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'The Link between Health, Social Issues and Secondary Education' is based on country studies in six Sub-Saharan African countries Eritrea, Mali, Namibia, Senegal, South Africa and Tanzania, and a literature review. It looks at the role of secondary... (read more)

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Gender, Policy & Educational Change
Gender, Policy & Educational Change
by Jane Salisbury
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Gender equality has been a major educational theme for the past two decades and has become interwoven with other policy themes, including those of marketisation and managerialism. Contributors to this strong collection are key researchers in their fields... (read more)

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A Guide for Women in Religion, Revised Edition: Making Your Way from A-Z
A Guide for Women in Religion, Revised Edition: Making Your Way from A-Z
by Mary E. (edt) Hunt
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The Guide is a welcome companion for women in religious studies. From undergraduates to retired professors, this distilled wisdom of several generations of colleagues is an important book to have handy. Whether seeking a job, preparing for tenure... (read more)

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Rhetoric of Remediation (10 Edition)
Rhetoric of Remediation (10 Edition)
by Jane Stanley
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American universities have long professed dismay at the writing proficiency levels of entrants, and the volume of this complaint has been directly correlated to social, political, or economic currents. Many universities, in their rhetoric, have defined... (read more)

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Teaching Sustainability / Teaching Sustainably
Teaching Sustainability / Teaching Sustainably
by Kirsten Allen (edt) Bartels
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Over the coming decades, every academic discipline will have to respond to the paradigm of more sustainable life practices because students will be living in a world challenged by competition for resources and climate change, and will demand that every... (read more)

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Education Flashpoints (14 Edition)
Education Flashpoints (14 Edition)
by Alan J. Singer
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Drawing on his widely read Huffington Post columns—rated one of the top educational blogs in the United States—Alan Singer introduces readers to contemporary issues in education in the United States. The issues are presented with a point of view and... (read more)

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No Child Left Behind and the Illusion of Reform: Critical Essays by Educators
No Child Left Behind and the Illusion of Reform: Critical Essays by Educators
by Thomas Poetter
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No Child Left Behind and the Illusion of Reform highlights the scholarship of eight doctoral students in curriculum and their professor, who took on the legal, political, philosophical, social, cultural, economic, and curricular assumptions of the No... (read more)

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On the Same Track: How Schools Can Join the Twenty-First-Century Struggle Against Resegregation
On the Same Track: How Schools Can Join the Twenty-First-Century Struggle Against Resegregation
by Carol Corbett Burris
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Introduction When I first sat down to write this book, I was conflicted. What more was there to say about tracking? So much research has accumulated across the decades on how tracking stratifies our schools by race and class. Countless studies have shown... (read more)

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Ahead of the Curve: The Power of Assessment to Transform Teaching & Learning
Ahead of the Curve: The Power of Assessment to Transform Teaching & Learning
by Douglas Reeves
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Ahead of the Curve provides a comprehensive view of the challenges of assessmentfrom a classroom, system, and leadership standpointand examines the many perspectives of effective assessment design and implementation. The distinguished contributors to... (read more)

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Migrant Teachers: How American Schools Import Labor
Migrant Teachers: How American Schools Import Labor
by Lora Bartlett
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Migrant Teachers investigates an overlooked trend in U.S. schools today: the growing reliance on teachers trained overseas. This timely study maps the shifting landscape of American education, as federal mandates require K-12 schools to employ qualified... (read more)

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Foucault and Education: Disciplines and Knowledge (Rouledge Library Editions: Michel Foucault)
Foucault and Education: Disciplines and Knowledge (Rouledge Library Editions: Michel Foucault)
by Stephen J. Ball
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First published in 1990, this book was the first to explore Foucault's work in relation to education, arguing that schools, like prisons and asylums, are institutions of moral and social regulation, complex technologies of disciplinary control where... (read more)

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