Inside American Education

Author: Thomas Sowell
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439107629
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An indictment of the American educational system criticizes the fact that the system has discarded the traditional goals of transmitting knowledge and fostering cognitive skills in favor of building self-esteem and promoting social harmony.

Inside America S Christian Schools

Author: Paul F. Parsons
Editor: Mercer University Press
ISBN: 9780865543034
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American Education

Author: Joel H. Spring
Editor: McGraw-Hill Companies
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"Clear, concise, and authoritative, American Education brings issues and challenging perspectives to teacher educators' classrooms. Revised every two years, the text provides an up-to-date introduction to the historical, political, social, and legal foundations of education and to the profession of teaching in the United States."--BOOK JACKET.

American Education

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A History Of American Education

Author: Harry Gehman Good
Editor: MacMillan Publishing Company
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Surveys educational ideas and practices since the seventeenth century paying special attention to the influence of European theories and the American democratic social order.

Who S Who In American Education

Author: Robert Cecil Cook
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Impressions Of American Education In 1908

Author: Sara Annie Burstall
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Patterson S American Education

Author: Homer L. Patterson
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The most current information on United States secondary schools-- both public and private-- in a quick, easy-to-use format.

An Historical Introduction To American Education

Author: Gerald Lee Gutek
Editor: Waveland PressInc
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Mexican American Education

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Conflict Of Interests

Author: Joel H. Spring
Editor: Longman Publishing Group
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Providing a critical understanding of the political and social forces shaping educational politics in the United States, this concise text describes and analyzes how policy is made for American schools and its effect on all of our lives and thinking. Joel Spring argues that the politics of Education is driven by a complex interrelationship between politicians, private foundations and think tanks, teachers'unions, special-interest groups, educational politicians, school administrators, boards of education, courts, and the knowledge industry. The text uses many current examples to illustrate conflicts over educational policies.

Adventure In American Education Exploring The Curriculum The Work Of The Thirty Schools From The Viewpoint Of Curriculum Consultants By H H Giles S P Mccutchen And A N Zechiel

Author: American Education Fellowship. Commission on the Relation of School and College
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The Constitution And American Education

Author: Arval A. Morris
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American Education The Metropolitan Experience 1876 1980

Author: Lawrence Arthur Cremin
Editor: Harpercollins
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Traces developments in education during America's second hundred years, discusses its role as a social force, and includes profiles of important educators

American Education And The Search For Equal Opportunity

Author: Educational Policies Commission
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Encyclopedia Of American Education A To E

Author: Harlow G. Unger
Editor: Facts on File
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Praise for the previous edition: Choice "Outstanding Academic Title" “As the only comprehensive reference on U.S. education, this work is essential for academic libraries and for public libraries seeking to provide thorough coverage of education." Library Journal, starred review “Overall, this volume is first-rate...highly recommended for all education collections and as a gateway source in all types of libraries." American Reference Books Annual “…a worthwhile purchase...[for] general and academic collections, all levels.” Choice The only comprehensive reference to the development and present state of American education, Encyclopedia of American Education, Third Edition contains more than 2,000 entries spanning the colonial period to the present. This authoritative three-volume reference provides a wealth of up-to-date information on virtually every aspect of education, from the evolution of school curriculum, education funding, and church-state controversies to the latest debates on multiculturalism, prayer in school, and sex education. Author Harlow G. Unger, one of the country's foremost education experts, has substantially updated existing entries and added more than 40 new entries. Appendixes include significant federal legislation, important U.S. Supreme Court decisions, and lists of undergraduate majors and graduate school programs. More than 10 new photographs have been added to this edition, and more than half a dozen experts in education served as editorial consultants for this encyclopedia. Key updates include: A new introduction providing an overview of the history of American education Current information on education in each state New statistics and other education figures Entries on new legislation and government actions Coverage of the latest controversies and trends in education. New and revised entries include: Academic quality at state universities Campus security Charitable giving College graduation rates Concurrent enrollment Creation science Crime on campus Dropout rates vs. graduation rates Early college Educational outcomes at U.S. colleges Federal intrusion into education For-profit education High school reform movement Intelligent design Interactive whiteboards Islam National Assessment of Educational Progress results The "No Child Left Behind" law and its effects On-campus military recruitment Online libraries Private foundations Race in college admissions State-by-state academic comparisons State-by-state high school graduation rates Work readiness World Digital Library. Coverage includes: Academic standards Bilingual education Charter schools Classroom and library technology Distance learning Educational gender gap Federal and state education laws Home schooling National and state testing School choice and vouchers U.S. Supreme Court decisions.

Foundations Of American Education

Author: L. Dean Webb
Editor: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780131716704
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With the movement toward the professionalization of teaching and national teacher certification programs, it is critical that people understand what it takes to become an educator before they enter the field. This book encourages readers to contemplate the complexities, diverse responsibilities, and the commitment of time and energy it takes to become a successful teacher. Offers expanded treatment of the contributions of women and minorities throughout American education. Provides an overview of the equal educational opportunities for migrant and immigrant children and youth. Discusses developing leadership roles for teachers in an era of school reform. For Educators and Educational Administrators, and anyone interested in American Education.

Corporal Punishment In American Education

Author: Irwin A. Hyman
Editor: Philadelphia : Temple University Press
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American Education

Author: Joel Spring
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1317531027
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Joel Spring’s American Education introduces readers to the historical, political, social, and legal foundations of education and to the profession of teaching in the United States. In his signature straightforward and concise approach to describing complex issues, Spring illuminates events and topics and that are often overlooked or whitewashed, giving students the opportunity to engage in critical thinking about education. In this edition he looks closely at the global context of education in the U.S. Featuring current information and challenging perspectives—with scholarship that is often cited as a primary source, students will come away from this clear, authoritative text informed on the latest topics, issues, and data and with a strong knowledge of the forces shaping of the American educational system. Changes in the 17th Edition include new and updated material and statistics on economic theories related to "skills" education and employability the conflict between a skills approach and cultural diversity political differences regarding education among the Republican, Democratic, Libertarian and Green parties social mobility and equality of opportunity as related to schooling global migration and student diversity in US schools charter schools and home schooling