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Publisher: Los Angeles, Calif. ; London : SAGE, 2010.
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Are students being prepared for the technological age? Can AP and IB programmes raise U.S. high-school achievement? Do teachers assign too much homework? These are just a few of the provocative questions posed in 'Issues in K-12 Education'.
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Issues in K-12 education.
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, 2010
(DLC) 2009033511
(OCoLC)426804655
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
ISBN: 9781483349237 1483349233 1412980070 9781412980074 9781412993289 1412993288
OCLC Number: 871644102
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 442 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Racial diversity in public schools : has the Supreme Court dealt a blow to integration? --
No Child Left Behind : is the law improving student performance? --
Special education : do students with disabilities get the help they need? --
Fixing urban schools : has No Child Left Behind helped minority students? --
Charter schools : will they improve or hurt public education? --
Home schooling debate : is the movement undermining public education? --
Single-sex education : do all-boy and all-girl schools enhance learning? --
Religion in schools : should the courts allow more spiritual expression? --
Students under stress : do schools assign too much homework? --
Gender and learning : are there innate differences between the sexes? --
AP and IB programs : can they raise U.S. high-school achievement? --
Teaching math and science : are students being prepared for the technological age? --
Reading crisis? : do today's youth read less than past generations? --
Video games : do they have educational value? --
Teacher shortages : should states ease certification standards? --
Discipline in schools : are zero-tolerance policies fair? --
Zero tolerance : is mandatory punishment in schools unfair? --
Bullying : are schools doing enough to stop the problem? --
Cheating in schools : are high-stakes tests to blame?
Other Titles: CQ researcher.

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