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Organizational Behavior in EducationOrganizational Behavior in Education
by Robert E. Owens Jr., Thomas C. Valesky
Organizational Behavior in Education, 11/e gives future and current educational administrators, superintendents, principals, and assistant principals an authoritative, well-established, timely look at organizational behavior and how leaders can create more effective school cultures. It offers the most up-to-date thinking and the most in-depth expl ...
Number of pages: 432 | Publication Date: 2014-03-29 | ISBN-13: 9780133489033

Addicted to ReformAddicted to Reform
John Merrow
The prize-winning PBS correspondent's provocative antidote to America’s misguided approaches to K-12 school reformDuring an illustrious four-decade career at NPR and PBS, John Merrow—winner of the George Polk Award, the Peabody Award, and the McGraw Prize—reported from every state in the union, as well as from dozens of countries, on everythi ...
Number of pages: 224 | Publication Date: 2017-08-15 | ISBN-13: 9781620972410

Creative SchoolsCreative Schools
by Sir Ken Robinson PhD, Lou Aronica
A revolutionary reappraisal of how to educate our children and young people by Ken Robinson, the New York Times bestselling author of The Element and Finding Your Element. You, Your Child, and School is forthcoming from Viking. Ken Robinson is one of the world’s most influential voices in education, and his 2006 TED Talk on the subject is the mo ...
Number of pages: 320 | Publication Date: 2016-04-19 | ISBN-13: 9780143108061

The Case against EducationThe Case against Education
Bryan Caplan
Why we need to stop wasting public funds on educationDespite being immensely popular--and immensely lucrative―education is grossly overrated. In this explosive book, Bryan Caplan argues that the primary function of education is not to enhance students' skill but to certify their intelligence, work ethic, and conformity―in other words, to signal ...
Number of pages: 416 | Publication Date: 2018-01-30 | ISBN-13: 9780691174655

Presidents, Congress, and the Public SchoolsPresidents, Congress, and the Public Schools
Jack Jennings
April 2015 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), the landmark legislation that has provided the foundation of federal education policy in the United States. In Presidents, Congress, and the Public Schools, longtime policy analyst Jack Jennings examines the evolution of federal education policy and out ...
Number of pages: 272 | Publication Date: 2015-03-01 | ISBN-13: 9781612507965

The Big Lies of School ReformThe Big Lies of School Reform
The Big Lies of School Reform provides a critical interruption to the ongoing policy conversations taking place around public education in the United States today. By analyzing the discourse employed by politicians, lobbyists, think tanks, and special interest groups, the authors uncover the hidden assumptions that often underlie popular statements ...
Number of pages: 188 | Publication Date: 2014-03-21 | ISBN-13: 9780415707947

The New EducationThe New Education
Cathy N. Davidson
A leading educational thinker argues that the American university is stuck in the past--and shows how we can revolutionize it for our era of constant change Our current system of higher education dates to the period from 1865 to 1925, when the nation's new universities created grades and departments, majors and minors, in an attempt to prepare you ...
Number of pages: 336 | Publication Date: 2017-09-05 | ISBN-13: 9780465079728

Reinventing America's SchoolsReinventing America's Schools
David Osborne
From David Osborne, the author of Reinventing Government--a biting analysis of the failure of America's public schools and a comprehensive plan for revitalizing American education.In Reinventing America's Schools, David Osborne, one of the world's foremost experts on public sector reform, offers a comprehensive analysis of the charter school moveme ...
Number of pages: 432 | Publication Date: 2017-09-05 | ISBN-13: 9781632869913

Ability, Equity, and CultureAbility, Equity, and Culture
by Elizabeth B. Kozleski, Kathleen King Thorius
This comprehensive book is grounded in the authentic experiences of educators who have done, and continue to do, the messy everyday work of transformative school reform. The work of these contributors, in conjunction with research done under the aegis of the National Institute of Urban School Improvement (NIUSI), demonstrates how schools and classr ...
Number of pages: 272 | Publication Date: 2014-01-31 | ISBN-13: 9780807754924

Global Education ReformGlobal Education Reform
With contributions from Linda Darling-Hammond, Michael Fullan, Pasi Sahlberg, and Martin Carnoy, Global Education Reform is an eye-opening analysis of national educational reforms and the types of high-achieving systems needed to serve all students equitably. The collection documents the ideologically and educationally distinctive approaches count ...
Number of pages: 238 | Publication Date: 2016-03-04 | ISBN-13: 9781138930568

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