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American Community Colleges: The International Student's Guide
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 47,520. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Higher, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Getting into college
International students’ guide to studying at a community college in the U.S.A.; why community colleges are a great choice; choosing & applying to community college; visa application; required forms; academic life, including testing & advising; life in US (housing, transport, health care), U.S. culture & people; profiles of 7 community colleges; commentary by international students. Glossary
The Miseducation of Michelle Rhee
Price: Free! Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Michelle Rhee was sold to the public as the savior of the Washington D.C. school system. She was an ivy league darling who would be the person to finally reform the swarthy denizens of its poor neighborhoods and make them see the true value of an education. But the reformations she would initiate after becoming School Chancellor would have her looking more like Lex Luthor than Superman.
Catholic Education and the Promise of School Choice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,360. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012 by Acton Institute. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Education
American education is in crisis. Many public schools, especially those serving students of challenging socio-economic backgrounds, fail to provide the training necessary to succeed in a modern, global economy. Meanwhile, Catholic schools, traditionally the bastions of excellent academic and moral formation, suffer from funding shortages and lack of mission clarity.