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The Jossey-Bass reader on school reform

Author: Jossey-Bass Inc.
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, ©2001.
Series: Jossey-Bass education series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This volume presents some important primary documents about American school reform. Included are Brown v. Board of Education decision, "A Nation At Risk," "America's Choice" executive summary, "Goals 2000" introduction, TIMSS overview and key findings, and professional articles such as Joe Nathan's "The Birth of a Movement" and Robert Rothman's "One Hundred Fifty Years of Testing."
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jossey-Bass reader on school reform.
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, ©2001
(OCoLC)606660406
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jossey-Bass Inc.
ISBN: 0787955248 9780787955243
OCLC Number: 45058735
Description: xxi, 524 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Lesley Iura --
Perspectives on reform. The Educational situation / John Dewey --
Progress or regress? / David Tyack, Larry Cuban --
Reformers, Radicals, and Romantics / Diane Ravitch --
Milestones. Opinion of the court, Brown v. Board of Education / U.S. Supreme Court --
Soviet education far ahead of U.S. / Ben Fine --
Elementary and Secondary Education Act, Title I : helping disadvantaged children meet high standards --Part A : Improving basic grants operated by school districts --
Opinion of the court : Lau v. Nichols / U.S. Supreme Court --
A nation at risk : the imperative for educational reform / National Commission on Excellence in Education --
America's choice : high skills or low wages! Executive summary / National Center on Education and the Economy --
Learning a living : a blueprint for high performance- a SCANS report for America 2000, Executive Summary / Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills, U.S. Department of Labor --
Goals 2000 legislation : increasing student achievement through state and local initiatives introduction / U.S. Department of Education --
Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) : overview and key findings across grade levels / National Center for Education Statistics --
What matters most : teaching for America's future, executive summary / National Commission on Teaching and America's Future --
Reform as response to social diversity and student needs. Discussion of school funding / Jonathan Kozol --
Bilingual education : the controversy / Richard Rothstein --
The full service vision : responding to critical needs / Joy G. Dryfoos --
Reform as restructuring the governance and organization of schooling. Better schools through new institutions : giving Americans choice / John E. Chubb, Terry M. Moe --
Incentives : linking resources, performance, and accountability / Eric A. Hanushek --
The birth of a movement / Joe Nathan --
Following the plan / Lynn Olson --
Assessing district capability / Phillip C. Schlechty --
A mixed record for reconstitution flashes a yellow light for districts / Caroline Hendrie --
Personalizing middle schools / Nancy L. Ames, Edward Miller --
Reform through standards, curriculum, pedagogy, and assessment. Thinking about education in a different way / David C. Berliner, Bruce J. Biddle --
One hundred fifty years of testing / Robert Rothman --
With 2000 looming, chances of meeting national goals iffy / David J. Hoff --
A revolution in one classroom : the case of Mrs. Oublier / David K. Cohen --
Setting high standards for everyone / Mark S. Tucker, Judy B. Codding --
What if we ended social promotion? / Robert M. Hauser --
Nineteen postulates / John I. Goodlad --
Prologue from Horace's Compromise / Theodore R. Sizer --
The culture of resistance / Robert Evans.
Series Title: Jossey-Bass education series.
Other Titles: School reform
Responsibility: introduction by Lesley Iura.
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