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Dropping Out: Why Students Drop Out of High School and What Can Be Done About It

by Russell W Rumberger Harvard University Press
Pub Date:
11/2012
ISBN:
9780674066564
Format:
Pb+ 400 pages

The vast majority of kids in the developed world finish high schoolabut not in the United States. More than a million kids drop...

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Testing Wars in the Public Schools: A Forgotten History

by William J Reese Harvard University Press
Pub Date:
03/2013
ISBN:
9780674073043
Format:
Hbk 308 pages

Written tests to evaluate students were a radical and controversial innovation when American educators began adopting them in...

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Go-To Guide for Engineering Curricula, Grades 9-12: Choosing and Using the Best Instructional Materials for Your Students

by Cary I Sneider Corwin Press
Pub Date:
12/2014
ISBN:
9781483307381
Format:
Pbk 216 pages

How to engineer change in your high school science classroomWith the implementation of the Next Generation Science Standards,...

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New American Dilemma: Liberal Democracy and School Desegregation

by Jennifer L Hochschild Yale University Press
Pub Date:
09/1984
ISBN:
9780300031140
Format:
Pbk 264 pages

Conventional wisdom and democratic theory hold that the best way to achieve controversial policy changes is in small, cautious...

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Early Education and Psychological Development

by Barbara Biber Yale University Press
Pub Date:
09/1987
ISBN:
9780300039191
Format:
Pbk 336 pages

Barbara Biber, a seminal figure in twentieth-century education, here presents a selection of her writings on developmental and...

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Making the Best of Schools: A Handbook for Parents, Teachers, and Policymakers

by Jeannie Oakes and Martin Lipton Yale University Press
Pub Date:
07/1991
ISBN:
9780300051230
Format:
Pbk 336 pages

This practical, informative book shows parents and professionals alike how they can work with schools to help children receive...

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Literacy in the United States: Readers and Reading Since 1880

by Carl F Kaestle, Helen Damon-Moore, Lawrence C Stedman and Katherine Tinsley Yale University Press
Pub Date:
01/1993
ISBN:
9780300054309
Format:
Pbk 361 pages

The United States is at a crucial moment in the history of literacy, a time when how well Americans read is the subject of newspaper...

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Making of an American High School: The Credentials Market and the Central High School of Philadelphia, 1838-1939

by David F Labaree Yale University Press
Pub Date:
01/1992
ISBN:
9780300054699
Format:
Pbk 222 pages

How have the educational goals of American public high schools changed over time?  What can the experiences of one secondary...

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Drawing and the Blind: Pictures to Touch

by John M Kennedy Yale University Press
Pub Date:
06/1993
ISBN:
9780300054903
Format:
Hbk 392 pages

This groundbreaking work explores how children and adults who have been blind since birth can both perceive and draw pictures....

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Education, Society, and Economic Opportunity: A Historical Perspective on Persistent Issues

by Maris A Vinovskis Yale University Press
Pub Date:
09/1995
ISBN:
9780300062694
Format:
Hbk 256 pages

In this book, an eminent educational historian examines some important aspects of American schooling over the past centuries,...

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Head Start and Beyond: A National Plan for Extended Childhood Intervention

by Edward F Zigler and Sally J Styfco Yale University Press
Pub Date:
02/1995
ISBN:
9780300063189
Format:
Pbk 174 pages

For almost thirty years, the U.S. government has funded education programs to help disadvantaged children succeed in school. In...

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School Choice: The Struggle for the Soul of American Education

by Peter W Cookson, Jr Yale University Press
Pub Date:
08/1995
ISBN:
9780300064995
Format:
Pbk 190 pages

Few school reform movements have aroused more public passion than school choice. Should families have a voice in deciding which...

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Preschool Education in America: The Culture of Young Children from the Colonial Era to the Present

by Barbara Beatty Yale University Press
Pub Date:
09/1997
ISBN:
9780300072730
Format:
Pbk 272 pages

This comprehensive history describes policies and programs for the education of three-, four-, and five-year-olds in the United...

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Origins of the American High School

by William J Reese Yale University Press
Pub Date:
10/1999
ISBN:
9780300079432
Format:
Pbk 350 pages

This engrossing book tells the story of American high schools in the nineteenth century. William Reese analyzes the social changes...

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Common Schools/Uncommon Identities: National Unity and Cultural Difference

by Walter Feinberg Yale University Press
Pub Date:
04/2000
ISBN:
9780300082920
Format:
Pbk 278 pages

One of the most hotly debated issues in contemporary education concerns the tension between the demands of such groups as blacks,...

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