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All Thumbs: Feeding the Achievement Gap
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 197,290. Language: American English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Philosophy & social aspects
Common Core. NCLB. Differentiation. A through G. Race To The Top. Despite all this, why does the Achievement Gap persist? Why do kids exit public school with no job-worthy skills? From the perspective of a STEM/CTE educator, a rationale for why we've disposed of technical/vocational education, attempting to get all kids university ready. This loss has in turn fueled expansion of the Poverty Gap.
University of Chicago Law Review: Symposium - Understanding Education in the United States: Volume 79, Number 1 - Winter 2012
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 191,690. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
This 2012 issue features articles by recognized legal and education scholars, including an extensive Symposium on understanding education and its issues of policy and law in the U.S. Topics include economic structures in education, teaching patriotism, charter and Catholic schools, Amish one-room schools, minority students, empirical work on religious schools, federalism, and equality.
Snowflake Schools
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 121,510. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Decision-making & problem solving
Every school could be improved dramatically if the creativity of its teachers were unleashed. Snowflake Schools documents the impediments to that reality and shows how current practices can be modified to institute real reform. Culled from a 33-year teaching career, the ideas in this book could reverse the frustration and waste so prevalent in schools across the country.