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Educational strategies & policy

Paperback. Over the years, federal courts have dramatically retreated from actively promoting school desegregation. In the meantime, state courts have taken up the mantle of promoting the vision of educational equity originally articulated in Brown v Board of Education. This title analyses why the state courts have taken on this active role. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; JNF; LNTD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 15. Weight in Grams: 295.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
208
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226706177
ISBN
9780226706177
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 34.99
€ 27.12

Paperback. Since the 1980s, intense political and cultural battles have been waged between believers in abstinence until marriage and advocates for comprehensive sex education. Drawing on ethnographic research in five states, the author reveals important differences and surprising commonalities shared by purported antagonists in the sex education wars. Num Pages: 288 pages, 6 tables. BIC Classification: JNF; JNU; YQNP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 227 x 152 x 16. Weight in Grams: 392.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226922287
ISBN
9780226922287
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 38.99
€ 30.81

Hardback. Investigates battles over a wide range of topics that have fractured school and university communities - homosexuality-themed children's books, research on race-based intelligence, the teaching of evolution, the regulation of hate speech, and more. This title is suitable for those who are concerned with academic goals and agendas in our schools. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; JNF; JNL; JNM; JPVH2. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 244 x 168 x 24. Weight in Grams: 602. Academic Freedom and Free Speech in America's Schools and Universities. 352 pages. Investigates battles over a wide range of topics that have fractured school and university communities - homosexuality-themed children's books, research on race-based intelligence, the teaching of evolution, the regulation of hate speech, and more. This title is suitable for those who are concerned with academic goals and agendas in our schools. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational. BIC Classification: 1KBB; JNF; JNL; JNM; JPVH2. Dimension: 244 x 167 x 24. Weight: 602.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Yale University Press
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
352
Condition
New
SKU
V9780300111811
ISBN
9780300111811
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 32.99
€ 24.27

Paperback. Explore the latest theories about multicultural issues in the classroom Updates content to provide a contemporary discussion throughout the chapters Includes two new lesson plans that deal with poverty Presents two new lesson plans that focus on the effects of globalization Shows how the lesson can be improved to "turn on" learning. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: JNFR; JNT. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 231 x 188 x 14. Weight in Grams: 558.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
5th Edition
Number of pages
352
Condition
New
SKU
V9780470383704
ISBN
9780470383704
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 210.83

Hardcover. Deborah Brandt has dedicated her career to the state of reading and writing in the United States, and her research on literacy and learning is well known and widely studied. This book, sponsored by the Grawemeyer Foundation, showcases her biggest ideas and contributions to the field, and includes a new introduction by Dr. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: JNFD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 216 x 146 x 22. Weight in Grams: 346.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons Inc
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780470401347
ISBN
9780470401347
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 24.99
€ 20.65

Paperback. * A debate has arisen on how and whether digital writing should be taught and what skills should be expected of students. As many teachers know, students may be very adept at text messaging, and communicating online, but do not know how to craft a basic essay. Num Pages: 208 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: JNFD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 176 x 14. Weight in Grams: 314.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons Inc United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
208
Condition
New
SKU
V9780470407721
ISBN
9780470407721
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 23.99
€ 19.73

Hardcover. Understanding Language and Literacy Development: Diverse Learners in the Classroom offers effective supporting strategies to address the cultural and linguistic diversity of students in contemporary classrooms. Num Pages: 480 pages, black & white illustrations, figures. BIC Classification: JNFD; JNU; YQC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 252 x 171 x 28. Weight in Grams: 874.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780470674291
ISBN
9780470674291
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 116.15

Hardcover. Developing Language and Literacy presents the details of two proven intervention programs developed by the authors, a team of noted academics and specialists. The programs improve the phonological skills, vocabulary and grammar of young children at risk of reading difficulties. Num Pages: 192 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: JNFD; JNLA; JNS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 250 x 168 x 15. Weight in Grams: 478.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
192
Condition
New
SKU
V9780470711866
ISBN
9780470711866
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 108.77

Paperback. How to raise the achievement of all kids, from gifted to those with severe disabilities This book presents lessons learned from in-depth case studies of some of our most effective inclusive public schools. Num Pages: 276 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: JNFN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 232 x 177 x 19. Weight in Grams: 398.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons Inc
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
272
Condition
New
SKU
V9780470880142
ISBN
9780470880142
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 30.99
€ 24.34

Hardcover. The International Handbook of Research on Children s Literacy, Learning, and Culture synthesizes existing research literature and charts new theoretical, methodological and practical directions for primary and middle years literacy education. Editor(s): Hall, Kathy; Cremin, Teresa; Comber, Barbara; Moll, Luis C. Num Pages: 578 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: JNFD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 249 x 177 x 32. Weight in Grams: 1050.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
584
Condition
New
SKU
V9780470975978
ISBN
9780470975978
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 178.40

Hardback. Brings civil rights back into the center of the debate and tries to move from doctrine to empirical research in exploring the many forms of choice and their very different consequences for equity in US schools. Num Pages: 330 pages, 9 line illustrations, 11 tables. BIC Classification: 1KBB; JNF; JNL. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 12. Weight in Grams: 472.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
University of California Press United States
Number of pages
330
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520274730
ISBN
9780520274730
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 72.74
€ 56.38

Paperback. Examines the pitched battles over busing at a national scale, focusing on cities such as Boston, Chicago, New York, and Pontiac, Michigan. This book shows how school officials, politicians, the courts, and the media gave precedence to the desires of white parents who opposed school desegregation over the civil rights of black students. Series: American Crossroads. Num Pages: 260 pages, 35 b/w images. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JJ; JFSL3; JNFR; JPVH1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152. .
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
University of California Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520284258
ISBN
9780520284258
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 32.99
€ 24.27

Hardback. Presents the history of the Austin, Texas, school district, under Superintendent Pat Forgione and asks the question that few politicians and school reformers want to touch. This title argues that the overall district has shown much improvement but the improvements are unevenly distributed. Num Pages: 304 pages, 1 figure5 tables. BIC Classification: 1KBBSX; JNF. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 210 x 140 x 26. Weight in Grams: 449.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Number of pages
304
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674035546
ISBN
9780674035546
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 46.99
€ 39.05

Paperback. How much freedom of speech should high school students have? Does giving children and adolescents a far-reaching right of expression, without joining it to responsibility, ultimately result in an asylum that is run by its inmates? This title answers these questions by examining the way courts have wrestled with student expression in school. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: JNF; JNKP; LNDC; LNTD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 140 x 25. Weight in Grams: 340.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Number of pages
304
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674046306
ISBN
9780674046306
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 34.99
€ 29.73

Hardback. Tells the story in which public schools forced a draconian Americanization on the great waves of immigration. Ranging from the 1890s through the World War-II years, this title argues that Americanization was a far more nuanced and negotiated process from the start, much shaped by immigrants themselves. Num Pages: 378 pages, 2 tables. BIC Classification: 1KBB; JFFN; JNF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 235 x 155 x 34. Weight in Grams: 703.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Number of pages
378
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674046382
ISBN
9780674046382
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 60.87
€ 56.18

Paperback. Will the United States have an educational caste system in 2030? Drawing on both demographic data and case studies, this book reveals the depths of the educational crisis looming for Latino students, the nation's largest and most rapidly growing minority group. Num Pages: 432 pages, 6 line illustrations, 39 tables. BIC Classification: 1KBB; JFSL4; JNFR; JNSV. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 235 x 155 x 28. Weight in Grams: 680.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Number of pages
432
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674047051
ISBN
9780674047051
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 33.99
€ 29.07

Hardback. From Harvard University comes essays sampling topics at the forefront of academia in the twenty-first century. Eminent faculty members invite readers to explore subjects as diverse as religious literacy, cyberspace security, epidemiology, questions in evolution, the dark side of the American Revolution, and the biology of the human mind. Editor(s): Shephard, Jennifer M.; Kosslyn, Stephen Michael; Hammonds, Evelynn M. Num Pages: 392 pages, 8 color illustrations, 20 halftones, 4 tables. BIC Classification: JNF; JNM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 153 x 33. Weight in Grams: 600.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Harvard University Press
Number of pages
392
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674059023
ISBN
9780674059023
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 32.99
€ 28.07

Paperback. A study of urban social policy that combines field research and historical narrative in lucid and engaging prose. It compares two cities - Syracuse, New York, and Raleigh, North Carolina - in order to examine the consequences of the nation's ongoing educational inequities. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: JFSG; JNF; JNL; JPQB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 157 x 13. Weight in Grams: 234.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Harvard University Press
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674060265
ISBN
9780674060265
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 27.99
€ 24.07

Hardcover. Community colleges enroll half of the nation's undergraduates. Yet only 40 percent of entrants complete an undergraduate degree in six years. Redesigning America's Community Colleges explains how two-year colleges can increase their students' success rate quickly and at less cost, through a program of guided pathways to completion. Num Pages: 297 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; JNF; JNMH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 167 x 243 x 30. Weight in Grams: 608.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Harvard University Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674368286
ISBN
9780674368286
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 46.99
€ 39.05

Hardback. Spurred by court rulings requiring states to increase public-school funding, the US spends more per student on K-12 education than almost any other country. This work traces the history of reform efforts and concludes that the principal focus of both courts and legislatures on ever-increasing funding has done little to improve student achievement. Num Pages: 432 pages, 44 line illus. 10 tables. BIC Classification: 1KBB; JNF; JNKG; LNTD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 235 x 164 x 32. Weight in Grams: 732.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Princeton University Press United States
Number of pages
432
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691130002
ISBN
9780691130002
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 45.99
€ 32.66

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