Access to knowledge: an agenda for our nation's schools

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College Entrance Examination Board, 1990 - Education - 299 pages
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Contents

Reconciling Self
1
Home School and Academic Learning
23
Intensity of Childhood
43
Overcoming Racial Barriers to Equal Access
59
Striving for Sex Equity in Schools
91
Being AtRisk in School
107
Realizing Equality by Improving Conditions
125
Misunderstanding and Testing Intelligence
145
A Structural Barrier to
187
Taking Responsibility for Providing an
205
Enhancing Access to Knowledge through School and District
223
Teacher Quality and Equality
237
Educators for a Truly Democratic System of Schooling
259
The Role
273
A Note on the Colloquium
287
Copyright

Issues in the
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About the author (1990)

John Goodlad was born in British Columbia, Canada, and educated at the University of British Columbia and the University of Chicago. A former dean of the graduate school of education at the University of California at Los Angeles, he has also been a professor of education at the University of Washington. Goodlad has written more than 20 books and hundreds of articles on education. Among his best-known works are The Ecology of School Renewal (1987) and A Place Called School: Prospects for the Future (1984). A major figure in the educational reform movements that began in the 1980s, he has been a leading figure in the field of teacher education for the past 30 years. In addition to his teaching and writing, Goodlad directs the state Partnerships for Educational Renewal throughout the United States, and he also is active in many educational organizations and task forces.

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