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Books Books 21 - 30 of about 48 related to The Flickering Mind: Saving Education from the False Promise of Technology.   

Horace's Hope: What Works for the American High School

Theodore R. Sizer - Education - 1997 - 224 pages
From America's "most prominent school reformer" (LOS ANGELES TIMES) comes a stirring personal meditation on what works-and what doesn't-in our high schools today. Revisiting ...
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Fixing Urban Schools

Paul Thomas Hill, Mary Beth Celio - Education - 2010 - 115 pages
Every year, in one out of three big cities, the school superintendent leaves his or her job, sending local community leaders back to square one. Cleveland, Baltimore, and ...
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Media Literacy in the Information Age: Current Perspectives

Robert William Kubey - Education - 484 pages
Examines the theory and practice of media education.
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When Power Corrupts: Academic Governing Boards in the Shadow of the Adelphi Case

Lionel Stanley Lewis - Education - 195 pages
"When Power Corrupts details the conflict between the governing board and administration and faculty at Adelphi University in Garden City, New York, between 1985 and 1996 ...
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Market Education: The Unknown History

Andrew J. Coulson - Education - 471 pages
In Market Education: The Unknown History, Andrew J. Coulson explores the educational problems facing parents and shows how these problems can best be addressed. He begins with ...
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The Great Canon Controversy: The Battle of the Books in Higher Education

William Casement - Education - 172 pages
Debate about teaching the great books of the Western canon has galvanized American higher education in recent years. The Great Canon Controversy provides an overview of the ...
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The Charter School Challenge: Avoiding the Pitfalls, Fulfilling the Promise

Bryan C. Hassel - Education - 2011 - 193 pages
Now, with charter laws on the books in more than thirty states, Bryan Hassel investigates whether charter schools have been able to avoid the pitfalls that have tripped up so ...
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Choosing Equality: School Choice, the Constitution, and Civil Society

Joseph P. Viteritti - Education - 2012 - 284 pages
Using the school-chocie systems in Milwaukee and Cleaevland as a basis, author Joseph P. Viteritti reviews a variety of policy initiatives enacted to promote educational ...
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Brookings Papers on Education Policy: 2002

Diane Ravitch - Education - 2010 - 360 pages
"This year's discussion focused on accountability and its consequences for students"--[iii].
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