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The Burdens of AspirationSchools, Youth, and Success in the Divided Social Worlds of Silicon Valley

The Burdens of Aspiration: Schools, Youth, and Success in the Divided Social Worlds of Silicon Valley

Elsa Davidson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720875
eISBN:
9780814785065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720875.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

During the tech boom, Silicon Valley became one of the most concentrated zones of wealth polarization and social inequality in the United States—a place with a fast-disappearing middle class, ... 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

Educating the Whole Child for the Whole WorldThe Ross School Model and Education for the Global Era

Educating the Whole Child for the Whole World: The Ross School Model and Education for the Global Era

Marcelo M. Suarez-Orozco and Carolyn Sattin-Bajaj (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741405
eISBN:
9780814786550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741405.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

At the dawn of the twenty-first century, we are living in a global era, yet schooling systems remain generally reactive and slow to adapt to shifting economic, technological, demographic, and ... More

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