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Do schools prepare students for a global economy?

Author: Judeen Bartos
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, ©2012.
Series: At issue., Education.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Do Schools Prepare Students for a Global Economy?: Books in this anthology series focus a wide range of viewpoints onto a single controversial issue, providing in-depth discussions by leading advocates, a quick grounding in the issues, and a challenge to critical thinking skills"--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judeen Bartos
ISBN: 9780737740943 0737740949 9780737740950 0737740957
OCLC Number: 781939369
Description: 121 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: US student achievement trends downward as other countries improve / Linda Darling-Hammond --
American schools possess strengths other countries want to emulate / Yong Zhao --
US schools can achieve more by doing less / Lawrence Baines --
Low standards cause America's poor educational performance / Amanda Ripley --
Blending traditional and online learning improves achievement / Jonathan Schorr and Deborah McGriff --
Private funders struggle to make an impact on education reform / Helen Zelon --
Large class sizes are unfair to students / Scott Thill --
US colleges lack the rigor needed to compete globally / Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa --
US students trail global peers in foreign language learning / Lewis Beale --
College access is shrinking despite demand for an educated workforce / Kim Clark --
Education budget cuts forecast a less prepared workforce / Gary Scharrer --
The United States must produce better teachers to compete globally / Judith Kleinfeld.
Series Title: At issue., Education.
Responsibility: Judeen Bartos, book editor.

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"Do Schools Prepare Students for a Global Economy?: Books in this anthology series focus a wide range of viewpoints onto a single controversial issue, providing in-depth discussions by leading advocates, a quick grounding in the issues, and a challenge to critical thinking skills"--

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