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No Child Left Behind?: The Politics and Practice of School Accountability

Paul E. Peterson, Martin R. West - Education - 2003 - 340 pages
The 2002 No Child Left Behind Act is the most important legislation in American education since the 1960s. The law requires states to put into place a set of standards together ...
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When Schools Compete: A Cautionary Tale

Edward B. Fiske, Helen F. Ladd - Education - 2001 - 342 pages
Documenting ten years of reform efforts in New Zealand, this is the first book to provide detailed quantitative and qualitative analysis of the effects of school reform ...
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Charters, Vouchers, and Public Education

Paul E. Peterson, David E. Campbell - Education - 2004 - 322 pages
This volume brings together the most current empirical research on two important innovations reshaping American education today-voucher programs and charter schools ...
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It Takes a City: Getting Serious about Urban School Reform

Christine Campbell, James Harvey - Political Science - 205 pages
Mayoral takeovers of big city public education systems are desperation measures. After decades of decline in school quality, something must be done to make sure city children ...
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Conflicting Missions?: Teachers Unions and Educational Reform

Tom Loveless - Education - 2011 - 328 pages
This volume provides a clear, balanced analysis of the role of teachers unions in encouraging, implementing, and/or stifling reform in U.S. public schools. The contributors ...
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The Great Curriculum Debate: How Should We Teach Reading and Math?

Tom Loveless - Education - 2004 - 360 pages
In the 1990s, progressives and traditionalists among American educators squared off in a dispute over reading and mathematics. Arguments over how best to teach these two ...
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School Choice: Doing It the Right Way Makes a Difference: a Report from the ...

Brown Center Brown Center on Education Policy - Education - 2011 - 42 pages
In going about its work, the commission reviewed the possible effects of school choice in light of the core value of public education: that all children should be thoroughly ...
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Short Route to Chaos: Conscience, Community, and the Re-constitution of ...

Stephen Arons - Education - 1997 - 213 pages
This text argues in favour of liberty for both teachers and students in controlling the content of schooling as opposed to state and national control, and develops a series of ...
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Educating Citizens: International Perspectives on Civic Values and School Choice

Patrick J. Wolf, Stephen Macedo - Education - 2004 - 397 pages
The United States is in the midst of historic experiments with publicly funded choice in K-12 education, experiments that recently received a "green light" from the Supreme ...
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Principle, Practice, and the Politics of Educational Reform in Meiji Japan

Mark Elwood Lincicome - Education - 1995 - 298 pages
Scholars of modern Japan agree that education played a crucial role in that country's rapid modernization during the Meiji period (1868-1912). With few exceptions, however ...
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