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Innocent ExperimentsChildhood and the Culture of Public Science in the United States

Innocent Experiments: Childhood and the Culture of Public Science in the United States

Rebecca Onion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629476
eISBN:
9781469629490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629476.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Since World War II, the American discourse around children and science has been held in the form of a postmortem: a series of diagnoses pointing to a commitment gap that never seems to be fixed. The ... More

Integrating Schools in a Changing SocietyNew Policies and Legal Options for a Multiracial Generation

Integrating Schools in a Changing Society: New Policies and Legal Options for a Multiracial Generation

Erica Frankenberg and Elizabeth DeBray (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835128
eISBN:
9781469602585
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869208_frankenberg
Subject:
Education, History of Education

As a result of tremendous social, legal, and political movements after the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education decision, the South led the nation in school desegregation from the late 1960s through the ... More

Language Education in ChinaPolicy and Experience from 1949

Language Education in China: Policy and Experience from 1949

Agnes S.L. Lam

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622097506
eISBN:
9789888180271
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622097506.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This book is unprecedented as a comprehensive study of the multilingual circumstances in China. It tracks policy changes in the learning of Chinese, foreign languages and minority ethnic languages in ... More

Learning Diversity in the Chinese ClassroomContexts and Practice for Students with Special Needs

Learning Diversity in the Chinese Classroom: Contexts and Practice for Students with Special Needs

Shane N. Phillipson (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622098725
eISBN:
9789882207134
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098725.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

A unique feature of Learning Diversity in the Chinese Classroom is its Chinese context for meeting the educational requirements of children with special needs. At a time when many of the currently ... More

Living with Moral DisagreementThe Enduring Controversy about Affirmative Action

Living with Moral Disagreement: The Enduring Controversy about Affirmative Action

Michele S. Moses

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226344249
eISBN:
9780226344416
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226344416.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

This book is ultimately about a puzzle: a puzzle about how to understand the nature of the deep disagreement about affirmative action, and beyond that, what to do about it. Relying on deliberative ... More

Lost Classroom, Lost CommunityCatholic Schools' Importance in Urban America

Lost Classroom, Lost Community: Catholic Schools' Importance in Urban America

Margaret F. Brinig and Nicole Stelle Garnett

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226122007
eISBN:
9780226122144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226122144.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The book examines previously unexplored implications of two dramatic shifts in the urban educational landscape. The first shift is the rapid disappearance of Catholic schools from urban ... More

Making Failure PayFor-Profit Tutoring, High-Stakes Testing, and Public Schools

Making Failure Pay: For-Profit Tutoring, High-Stakes Testing, and Public Schools

Jill P. Koyama

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226451732
eISBN:
9780226451756
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226451756.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

A little-discussed aspect of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) is a mandate that requires failing schools to hire after-school tutoring companies—the largest of which are private, for-profit ... More

Making the Unequal MetropolisSchool Desegregation and Its Limits

Making the Unequal Metropolis: School Desegregation and Its Limits

Ansley T. Erickson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226025254
eISBN:
9780226025391
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226025391.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

From World War II through the late 1960s in Nashville, Tennessee, policy choices linking segregation in housing, labor markets, and schooling created educational inequality and privileged white ... More

Marketing Schools, Marketing CitiesWho Wins and Who Loses When Schools Become Urban Amenities

Marketing Schools, Marketing Cities: Who Wins and Who Loses When Schools Become Urban Amenities

Maia Bloomfield Cucchiara

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226016658
eISBN:
9780226016962
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226016962.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Discuss real estate with any young family and the subject of schools is certain to come up—in fact, it will likely be a crucial factor in determining where that family lives. Not merely institutions ... More

A Measure of SuccessThe Influence of Curriculum-Based Measurement on Education

A Measure of Success: The Influence of Curriculum-Based Measurement on Education

Christine A. Espin, Kristen L. McMaster, Susan Rose, and Miya Miura Wayman (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679706
eISBN:
9781452947631
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679706.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Simple in concept, far-reaching in implementation, Curriculum-Based Measurement (CBM) was developed in the 1980s as an efficient way to assess the progress of struggling students, including those ... More

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