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College ChoicesThe Economics of Where to Go, When to Go, and How to Pay for It

College Choices: The Economics of Where to Go, When to Go, and How to Pay for It

Caroline M. Hoxby (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226355351
eISBN:
9780226355375
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226355375.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

Aspiring college students and their families have many options. A student can attend an in-state or an out-of-state school, a public or private college, a two-year community college program or a ... More

Connecting in CollegeHow Friendship Networks Matter for Academic and Social Success

Connecting in College: How Friendship Networks Matter for Academic and Social Success

Janice M. McCabe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226409498
eISBN:
9780226409665
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226409665.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

What types of friendship networks do students form? Who forms which type? What academic and social outcomes are attached to them? And how they impact students after college? These are some of the ... More

CornellA History, 1940-2015

Cornell: A History, 1940-2015

Glenn C. Altschuler and Isaac Kramnick

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801444258
eISBN:
9780801471896
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801444258.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

This book, a history of Cornell University since 1940, examines the institution in the context of the emergence of the modern research university. It examines Cornell during the Cold War, the civil ... More

Curriculum Change and Innovation

Curriculum Change and Innovation

Yiu Chun Lo, A. Ka Tat Adamson, and John T. S. Lam

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139026
eISBN:
9789888180240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139026.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This book is an introductory textbook on Hong Kong’s school curriculum. Written in an approachable style using illustrative case studies, the textbook provides an introduction to the basic concepts ... More

A Curriculum of FearHomeland Security in U.S. Public Schools

A Curriculum of Fear: Homeland Security in U.S. Public Schools

Nicole Nguyen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816698264
eISBN:
9781452955209
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698264.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

By traveling through daily life at the school, A Curriculum of Fear investigates how students and school staff made sense of, negotiated, and contested the intense focus on national security, ... More

Curriculum, Schooling and Society in Hong Kong

Curriculum, Schooling and Society in Hong Kong

Paul Morris and Bob Adamson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888028016
eISBN:
9789888180257
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028016.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Hong Kong is a fascinating place for the study of curriculum. Its schooling system is influenced by the legacies of a Chinese tradition and British colonialism and was developed at a time when, ... More

Debates in the Digital Humanities

Debates in the Digital Humanities

Matthew K. Gold (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677948
eISBN:
9781452948379
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677948.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

Encompassing new technologies, research methods, and opportunities for collaborative scholarship and open-source peer review, as well as innovative ways of sharing knowledge and teaching, the digital ... More

A Democratic Constitution for Public Education

A Democratic Constitution for Public Education

Paul T. Hill and Ashley E. Jochim

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226200545
eISBN:
9780226200712
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226200712.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The book focuses on governance of K-12 public schools. Governance – the work of institutions that set the rules under which schools must operate – can protect children and prevent misuse of public ... More

Disabled EducationA Critical Analysis of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

Disabled Education: A Critical Analysis of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

Ruth Colker

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708101
eISBN:
9780814708002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708101.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

Enacted in 1975, the Education for All Handicapped Children Act—now called the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)—provides all children with the right to a free and appropriate public ... More

Distinguishing DisabilityParents, Privilege, and Special Education

Distinguishing Disability: Parents, Privilege, and Special Education

Colin Ong-Dean

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226630007
eISBN:
9780226630021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226630021.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

Students in special education programs can have widely divergent experiences. For some, special education amounts to a dumping ground where schools unload their problem students, while for others, it ... More

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