Encyclopedia of American Education
This updated edition of the award-winning three-volume reference includes more than 2,000 entries spanning the colonial period to the present. A wealth of information covers 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, and more than half a dozen experts in education served as editorial consultants.
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This fully revised and updated edition of the publisher's award-winning encyclopedia is significantly larger in scope than the first edition (LJ 9/15/96). With over 2500 entries, the encyclopedia ... Read full review