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The Resource Education in crisis : a reference handbook, Judith A. Gouwens

Education in crisis : a reference handbook, Judith A. Gouwens

Label
Education in crisis : a reference handbook
Title
Education in crisis
Title remainder
a reference handbook
Statement of responsibility
Judith A. Gouwens
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Education in Crisis" shows how competing economic, political, philosophical, psychological, and global interests have influenced American education reform
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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Gouwens, Judith A
Dewey number
370 .973
Index
index present
LC call number
LB17
LC item number
.G6 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • handbooks
Series statement
Contemporary world issues
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Education
  • Education
  • Education
  • United States
  • Bildungspolitik
  • Globalisierung
Label
Education in crisis : a reference handbook, Judith A. Gouwens
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. Background and history : Education reform for equity ; Education reform for quality ; Bringing equity and quality reforms together ; The state of public education in the United States and the continued need for reform ; Diversity of the U.S. school population ; Increasing rates of poverty ; Disparity in school funding ; Highly qualified teachers ; References -- 2. Problems, controversies, and solutions : Curriculum and teaching models ; Direct instruction ; Integrated curriculum ; Multiple intelligences ; Brain-based education ; Differentiated instruction ; Assessment and accountability ; Tests and quizzes ; Observations of students ; Performance-based assessments and portfolios of student work ; Standardized tests ; Options for alternative schooling ; Small schools ; Magnet and themed schools ; Single-sex education ; Charter schools ; Educational vouchers, tuition tax credits, and scholarships ; Home schooling ; Comprehensive school reform ; The Yale school development program ; Accelerated schools ; Effective schools ; Outcome-based education ; Business models applied to school reform ; Total quality management ; The Baldrige model ; Standards-based education ; The call for new kinds of reforms in education ; References -- 3. Education reform, a global enterprise : Education reform in South Africa ; Education reform in Finland ; Education reform in China ; Education reform in France ; Education reform in Chile ; Lessons to be learned ; Lesson 1. Educational equity ; Lesson 2. Governance of education ; Lesson 3. Accountability for student learning ; Lesson 4. Quality of learning environments ; Lesson 5. Access to education ; Lesson 6. Preparation and professional development of teachers ; Lesson 7. Capacity of teachers and school leaders to change ; Globalization and education ; References -- 4. Chronology : References
  • 5. Biographical sketches : James A. Banks ; David Berliner ; Benjamin Bloom ; Jerome Bruner ; James P. Comer ; Linda Darling-Hammond ; Lisa Delpiut ; Chester Finn ; Paolo Freire ; Michael Fullan ; Mary Hatwood Futrell ; Howard Gardner ; John Goodlad ; Ken Goodman ; E.D. Hirsch, Jr. : Madeline Cheek Hunter ; Jonathan Kozol ; Gloria Ladson-Billins ; Deborah Meier ; Sonia Nieto ; Nel Noddings ; Rod Paige ; Diane Ravitch ; Lauren B. Resnick ; Theodore Sizer ; Mark Tucker ; Grant Wiggins ; References -- 6. Data and documents : Brown v. Board of Education ; Brown v. Board of Education II ; National Defense Education Act, P.L. 85-864 ; A nation at risk: the imperative for educational reform ; The risk ; Indicators of the risk ; Hope and frustration ; Excellence in education ; The learning society ; The tools at hand ; The public's commitment ; Effective schools correlates ; National education goals ; National education goals from Goals 2000: Educate America Act (1996) ; Goals in "No Child Left Behind" (2002) ; No Child Left Behind: reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act ; The dangerous consequences of high-stakes standardized testing ; Trends in international mathematics and science study ; The progress in international reading literacy study ; The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) ; Data from the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) -- 7. Directory of organizations : Governmental agencies ; Regional educational laboratories ; Comprehensive centers ; National content centers ; Parent information and resource centers ; Research organizations and institutes ; Issues-focused education reform organizations ; Academic achievement ; Inclusion ; Gender issues in education ; Comprehensive education reform models ; Curriculum and assessment reform ; Teacher quality ; School choice ; Urban education ; Equity and civil rights ; Education policy ; Parent and community partnerships ; Membership organizations -- 8. Resources : Print resources ; History of education reform: Books ; Journals and journal articles ; Reports ; Modern issues in education reform: Books ; Journal articles ; Reports ; International perspectives on education reform: Books ; Journals and journal articles ; Reports ; Nonprint resources. Part I. Background and history -- Education reform for equity -- Education reform for quality -- Bringing equity and quality reforms together -- The state of public education in the United States and the continued need for reform -- Diversity of the U.S. school population -- Increasing rates of poverty -- Disparity in school funding -- Highly qualified teachers -- References -- Part II. Problems, controversies, and solutions -- Curriculum and teaching models -- Direct instruction -- Integrated curriculum -- Multiple intelligences -- Brain-based education -- Differentiated instruction -- Assessment and accountability -- Tests and quizzes -- Observations of students -- Performance-based assessments and portfolios of student work -- Standardized tests -- Options for alternative schooling -- Small schools -- Magnet and themed schools -- Single-sex education -- Charter schools -- Educational vouchers, tuition tax credits, and scholarships -- Home schooling -- Comprehensive school reform -- The Yale school development program -- Accelerated schools -- Effective schools -- Outcome-based education -- Business models applied to school reform -- Total quality management -- The Baldrige model -- Standards-based education -- The call for new kinds of reforms in education -- References
Control code
ocn251214356
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxi, 299 pages
Isbn
9781598841718
Lccn
2009003075
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
2888148
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o251214356
  • (OCoLC)251214356
Label
Education in crisis : a reference handbook, Judith A. Gouwens
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. Background and history : Education reform for equity ; Education reform for quality ; Bringing equity and quality reforms together ; The state of public education in the United States and the continued need for reform ; Diversity of the U.S. school population ; Increasing rates of poverty ; Disparity in school funding ; Highly qualified teachers ; References -- 2. Problems, controversies, and solutions : Curriculum and teaching models ; Direct instruction ; Integrated curriculum ; Multiple intelligences ; Brain-based education ; Differentiated instruction ; Assessment and accountability ; Tests and quizzes ; Observations of students ; Performance-based assessments and portfolios of student work ; Standardized tests ; Options for alternative schooling ; Small schools ; Magnet and themed schools ; Single-sex education ; Charter schools ; Educational vouchers, tuition tax credits, and scholarships ; Home schooling ; Comprehensive school reform ; The Yale school development program ; Accelerated schools ; Effective schools ; Outcome-based education ; Business models applied to school reform ; Total quality management ; The Baldrige model ; Standards-based education ; The call for new kinds of reforms in education ; References -- 3. Education reform, a global enterprise : Education reform in South Africa ; Education reform in Finland ; Education reform in China ; Education reform in France ; Education reform in Chile ; Lessons to be learned ; Lesson 1. Educational equity ; Lesson 2. Governance of education ; Lesson 3. Accountability for student learning ; Lesson 4. Quality of learning environments ; Lesson 5. Access to education ; Lesson 6. Preparation and professional development of teachers ; Lesson 7. Capacity of teachers and school leaders to change ; Globalization and education ; References -- 4. Chronology : References
  • 5. Biographical sketches : James A. Banks ; David Berliner ; Benjamin Bloom ; Jerome Bruner ; James P. Comer ; Linda Darling-Hammond ; Lisa Delpiut ; Chester Finn ; Paolo Freire ; Michael Fullan ; Mary Hatwood Futrell ; Howard Gardner ; John Goodlad ; Ken Goodman ; E.D. Hirsch, Jr. : Madeline Cheek Hunter ; Jonathan Kozol ; Gloria Ladson-Billins ; Deborah Meier ; Sonia Nieto ; Nel Noddings ; Rod Paige ; Diane Ravitch ; Lauren B. Resnick ; Theodore Sizer ; Mark Tucker ; Grant Wiggins ; References -- 6. Data and documents : Brown v. Board of Education ; Brown v. Board of Education II ; National Defense Education Act, P.L. 85-864 ; A nation at risk: the imperative for educational reform ; The risk ; Indicators of the risk ; Hope and frustration ; Excellence in education ; The learning society ; The tools at hand ; The public's commitment ; Effective schools correlates ; National education goals ; National education goals from Goals 2000: Educate America Act (1996) ; Goals in "No Child Left Behind" (2002) ; No Child Left Behind: reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act ; The dangerous consequences of high-stakes standardized testing ; Trends in international mathematics and science study ; The progress in international reading literacy study ; The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) ; Data from the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) -- 7. Directory of organizations : Governmental agencies ; Regional educational laboratories ; Comprehensive centers ; National content centers ; Parent information and resource centers ; Research organizations and institutes ; Issues-focused education reform organizations ; Academic achievement ; Inclusion ; Gender issues in education ; Comprehensive education reform models ; Curriculum and assessment reform ; Teacher quality ; School choice ; Urban education ; Equity and civil rights ; Education policy ; Parent and community partnerships ; Membership organizations -- 8. Resources : Print resources ; History of education reform: Books ; Journals and journal articles ; Reports ; Modern issues in education reform: Books ; Journal articles ; Reports ; International perspectives on education reform: Books ; Journals and journal articles ; Reports ; Nonprint resources. Part I. Background and history -- Education reform for equity -- Education reform for quality -- Bringing equity and quality reforms together -- The state of public education in the United States and the continued need for reform -- Diversity of the U.S. school population -- Increasing rates of poverty -- Disparity in school funding -- Highly qualified teachers -- References -- Part II. Problems, controversies, and solutions -- Curriculum and teaching models -- Direct instruction -- Integrated curriculum -- Multiple intelligences -- Brain-based education -- Differentiated instruction -- Assessment and accountability -- Tests and quizzes -- Observations of students -- Performance-based assessments and portfolios of student work -- Standardized tests -- Options for alternative schooling -- Small schools -- Magnet and themed schools -- Single-sex education -- Charter schools -- Educational vouchers, tuition tax credits, and scholarships -- Home schooling -- Comprehensive school reform -- The Yale school development program -- Accelerated schools -- Effective schools -- Outcome-based education -- Business models applied to school reform -- Total quality management -- The Baldrige model -- Standards-based education -- The call for new kinds of reforms in education -- References
Control code
ocn251214356
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxi, 299 pages
Isbn
9781598841718
Lccn
2009003075
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
2888148
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o251214356
  • (OCoLC)251214356

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