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Books Books 31 - 40 of about 45 related to The Flickering Mind: Saving Education from the False Promise of Technology.   

Adolescent Romantic Relationships as Precursors of Healthy Adult Marriages ...

Benjamin R. Karney - Education - 2007 - 124 pages
Policymakers are interested in promoting healthy marriages in adulthood by providing services to strengthen the adolescent precursors of healthy marriage, especially within low ...
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Real Education: Four Simple Truths for Bringing America's Schools Back to ...

Charles Murray - Social Science - 2008 - 224 pages
With four simple truths as his framework, Charles Murray, the bestselling coauthor of The Bell Curve, sweeps away the hypocrisy, wishful thinking, and upside-down priorities ...
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The Children in Room E4: American Education on Trial

Susan Eaton - Education - 2009 - 400 pages
Explores the racial and economic divide found in the educational systems of urban areas across the United States, in an account that follows the struggles of one bright third ...
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Charter Schools in Eight States: Effects on Achievement, Attainment ...

Ron Zimmer, Brian Gill, Kevin Booker, Stephane Lavertu, Tim R. Sass - Social Science - 2009 - 160 pages
Charter schools now exist in 40 states, but the best charter-school studies to date have focused on individual states. This book examines charter schools in eight states with ...
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Reparable Harm: Assessing and Addressing Disparities Faced by Boys and Men ...

Lois M. Davis, M. Rebecca Kilburn, Dana Schultz - Social Science - 2009 - 24 pages
The summary discusses some of the greatest disparities for boys and men of color relative to their white counterparts across specific socioeconomic, health, safety, and school ...
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Pain and Gain: Implementing No Child Left Behind in Three States, 2004-2006

Brian M. Stecher, Scott Epstein, Laura S. Hamilton, Julie A. Marsh, Abby Robyn - Social Science - 2008 - 168 pages
The Implementing Standards-Based Accountability (ISBA) study was designed to examine the strategies that states, districts, and schools are using to implement standards-based ...
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Preschool Adequacy and Efficiency in California: Issues, Policy Options, and ...

Lynn A. Karoly, Tom LaTourrette, David E. Mosher, Lois M. Davis, David R. Howell, Preston Niblack - Social Science - 2009 - 196 pages
The California Preschool Study examined gaps in school readiness and achievement in the early grades among California children and the potential for high-quality preschool to ...
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Lessons from the Field: Developing and Implementing the Qatar Student ...

Gabriella C. Gonzalez, Vi-Nhuan Le, Markus Broer, Louis T. Mariano, J. Enrique Froemel - Social Science - 2009 - 92 pages
Central to Qatar's education reform was the development of internationally benchmarked curriculum standards and standards-based assessments in four subjects: Arabic, English as ...
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