The Structure Of Schooling

Author: Richard Arum
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1452205426
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This comprehensive reader in the sociology of education examines important topics and exposes students to examples of sociological research on schools.

Solving The Achievement Gap

Author: Stuart S. Yeh
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137587679
Size: 80.81 MB
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This book examines the cause of the student achievement gap, suggesting that the prevailing emphasis on socioeconomic factors, sociocultural influences, and teacher quality is misplaced.

Contradictions Of Control

Author: Linda M. McNeil
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135209286
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Because the organization of the classroom and the school provide the framework for teaching and learning, this important volume reviews research that focuses on specific issues including: achievement effects of alternative school and ...

Hard Truths

Author: Barbara Benham Tye
ISBN: 9780807739341
Size: 40.51 MB
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Tye identifies what she terms "deep structure" in the educational society, elements of life that are continually and consistently present in a school environment.

Schooling In The Pacific Islands

Author: R. Murray Thomas
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1483148556
Size: 11.53 MB
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Organized into 10 chapters, this book begins with a general outlook on the colonization and schooling in Oceania.

Defining Student Success

Author: Lisa M. Nunn
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 0813563631
Size: 15.14 MB
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With its insights into the transmission of ideas of success from society to school to student, this provocative work should prompt a reevaluation of the culture of secondary education.

Lives Of Passion School Of Hope

Author: Rick Posner
Publisher: Sentient Publications
ISBN: 1591810841
Size: 22.83 MB
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This book describes how a progressive public school has transformed the lives of its alumni. It's the story of an extended family of students, staff and parents who have formed their own community of learners over the course of 38 years.

Education In America

Author: Kimberly A. Goyette
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520285107
Size: 33.14 MB
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"Education in America introduces readers to social inequality in education in the U.S. The book highlights findings from current, rigorous sociological research, covering patterns and trends in inequality in education by socioeconomic ...

Politics Markets And America S Schools

Author: John E. Chubb
Publisher: Brookings Institution Press
ISBN: 9780815714095
Size: 55.59 MB
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Argues that our nation's schools need autonomy to be effective and that institutional reform is necessary

Pluralism And American Public Education

Author: Ashley Rogers Berner
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9781137502261
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This book argues that the structure of public education is a key factor in the failure of America's public education system to fulfill the intellectual, civic, and moral aims for which it was created.