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Education in America

Author: Stephen C Meyer
Publisher: Farmington Hills, Mich. : Gale, Cengage Learning, 2014.
Series: Information Plus reference series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2014 editionView all editions and formats
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Areas covered include an overview of American education; primary, elementary, and secondary schools; public versus private schooling; special education; education of gifted children; testing and achievement of students; national education goals; and "at-risk" students. Discusses colleges and universities; issues such as home schooling, school choice, and vouchers; trends in teacher supply and demand; and public  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen C Meyer
ISBN: 9781569957974 1569957975
OCLC Number: 857979576
Notes: "ISSN: 2332-3809."
Description: viii, 179 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1. An Overview of American Education --
Chapter 2. Preprimary, Elementary, and Secondary Schools --
Chapter 3. Education for Special Needs Students --
Chapter 4. Testing and Achievement --
Chapter 5. National Policies for Improvement --
Chapter 6. Students at Risk --
Chapter 7. Issues in Education --
Chapter 8. Teachers --
Chapter 9. Colleges and Universities --
Chapter 10. Public Opinion about Education.
Series Title: Information Plus reference series.
Responsibility: Stephen Meyer.

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Areas covered include an overview of American education; primary, elementary, and secondary schools; public versus private schooling; special education; education of gifted children; testing and achievement of students; national education goals; and "at-risk" students. Discusses colleges and universities; issues such as home schooling, school choice, and vouchers; trends in teacher supply and demand; and public opinions about education.

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