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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

Minority Education in ChinaBalancing Unity and Diversity in an Era of Critical Pluralism

Minority Education in China: Balancing Unity and Diversity in an Era of Critical Pluralism

James Leibold and Yangbin Chen (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9789888208135
eISBN:
9789888268283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208135.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This edited volume brings together essays by leading experts exploring different aspects of ethnic minority education in China: among these are the challenges associated with bilingual and trilingual ... More

Organizing for Educational JusticeThe Campaign for Public School Reform in the South Bronx

Organizing for Educational Justice: The Campaign for Public School Reform in the South Bronx

Michael B. Fabricant

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669608
eISBN:
9781452946979
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669608.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Since the 1980s, strategies for improving public education in America have focused on either competition through voucher programs and charter schools or standardization as enacted into federal law ... More

Police in the HallwaysDiscipline in an Urban High School

Police in the Hallways: Discipline in an Urban High School

Kathleen Nolan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675524
eISBN:
9781452947532
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675524.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

As zero-tolerance discipline policies have been instituted at high schools across the country, police officers are employed with increasing frequency to enforce behavior codes and maintain order, ... More

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