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Books Books 31 - 40 of about 48 related to The Flickering Mind: Saving Education from the False Promise of Technology.   

School Choice and Social Controversy: Politics, Policy, and Law

Stephen D. Sugarman, Frank R. Kemerer - Political Science - 2011 - 378 pages
In this important new volume, distinguished legal and public policy scholars address issues that are critical to the successful drafting and implementation of school choice ...
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Charter Schools and Accountability in Public Education

Paul Thomas Hill, Robin J. Lake, Mary Beth Celio - Education - 2004 - 125 pages
"This book examines charter school accountability in theory and in fact. It represents an early effort to understand how new forms of accountability for public education ...
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Brookings Papers on Education Policy 2000

Diane Ravitch - Education - 2010 - 396 pages
In this third annual issue of the series, prominent economists, educators, and other social scientists analyze the importance of standards in education and review some of the ...
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The Price of Admission: Rethinking how Americans Pay for College

Thomas J. Kane - Education - 2010 - 164 pages
This book offers an overview of the many ways Americans pay for college, and state and federal financial aid policies. It also evaluates explanations for rise in college costs ...
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Brookings Papers on Education Policy, 2001

Diane Ravitch - Education - 2010 - 414 pages
"This year's discussion focused on the status of standards-based reforms" -- [iii].
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Earning and Learning: How Schools Matter

Susan E. Mayer, Paul E. Peterson - Education - 2010 - 365 pages
The essays in this book report estimates of the effects of learning on earnings and other life outcomes. They also examine whether particular aspects of schooling--such as the ...
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Brookings Papers on Education Policy: 2003

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