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Dumbing Down Our Kids: Why American Children Feel Good About Themselves But ...

Charles J. Sykes - Education - 1995 - 352 pages
Offers an expose of American public education, charging that faddish educational theories and the drive to inflate students' self-esteem are causing standards to decline
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The Rise of the Modern Educational System: Structural Change and Social ...

Detlef Müller, Fritz Ringer, Brian Simon - History - 1989 - 264 pages
A pioneering socio-historical analysis of change and development in secondary education in England, France, and Germany during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
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Radicalism and Education Reform in 20th-Century China: The Search for an ...

Suzanne Pepper - Education - 2000 - 610 pages
The first comprehensive book to cover the whole sweep of twentieth-century Chinese education.
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Schools and Delinquency

Denise C. Gottfredson - Education - 2001 - 316 pages
Schools and Delinquency, first published in 2001, provides a comprehensive review and critique of the current research about the causes of delinquency, substance use, drop-out ...
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Constructing Knowledge Societies: New Challenges for Tertiary Education

Education - 2002 - 204 pages
This report describes how tertiary education contributes towards developing a country's capacity to participate in an increasingly knowledge-based world economy. It also ...
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Tools for Education Policy Analysis, Volume 1

Jee-Peng Tan, Shobhana Sosale - Business & Economics - 2003 - 303 pages
Annotation A training tool with several modules which include modeling worksheets. Training modules cover Assessing Policy Options for Teacher Training and Pay, Comparative ...
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Early Childhood Counts: A Programming Guide on Early Childhood Care for ...

Education - 2000 - 412 pages
Details the preparation, planning, implementation, financing, monitoring, and evaluation of diverse early childhood care programming strategies.
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Education and Training in Madagascar: Toward a Policy Agenda for Economic ...

Education - 2002 - 180 pages
Annotation This report identifies challenges at all levels in the formal education system. Among the topics discussed are equity in education, education finance, and coverage ...
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Reforming Education in the Regions of Russia, Volumes 23-457

Mary Canning, Peter R. Moock, Timothy E. Heleniak - Education - 1999 - 96 pages
Russia's educational system, with broad access, and high levels of scholarly achievement, has long been a source of strength. The Soviet system, however, was grossly ...
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