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Public School Finance Decoded

A Straightforward Approach to Linking the Budget to Student Achievement

by Jay C. Toland

<p><em>Public School Finance Decoded</em> discusses why the finance department needs to have a seat at the table during discussions about how to educate the whole child. Written in plain language, this book will empower school administrators to ...

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Purpose

by Mike Spiritfair Marty

<p>Sustainable, necessary rejuvenation is correlated to living pilfering nothing.</p> ...

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Pushing the Limits

How Schools Can Prepare Our Children Today for the Challenges of Tomorrow

by Kelly Gallagher-Mackay & Nancy Steinhauer

<p><strong>How do we prepare children for a future we can't even imagine?</strong></p> <p>Across Canada, a debate swirls around what our children will need to know in the face of huge technological, economic, social and political change. The ...

ISBN: 9780385685399

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Race, Culture, and Schooling

Identities of Achievement in Multicultural Urban Schools

by Peter C. Murrell, Jr.

<p>Responding to a need for greater cultural competence in the preparation and development of teachers in diverse public school settings, this book investigates the critical developmental and social processes mediating students’ academic ...

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Re-Engaging Students for Success

Planning for the Education Teaching Performance Assessment

by Kathleen G. Velsor

<p>As of spring 2015 in the states of New York, Tennessee, Washington, and Wisconsin all pre-service teacher candidates are required to pass the Education Teaching Performance Assessment to earn initial teaching certification. California, ...

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Re-theorizing Literacy Practices

Complex Social and Cultural Contexts

by David Bloome, Maria Lucia Castanheira, Constant Leung & others

<p>Moving beyond current theories on literacy practices, this edited collection sheds new light on the complexities inherent to the social, cultural, and ideological contexts in which literacy practices are realized. Building on Brian V. ...

ISBN: 9781351254205

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Reclaiming Accountability in Teacher Education

by Marilyn Cochran-Smith, Molly Cummings Carney, Elizabeth Stringer Keefe & others

<p>Teacher accountability has been a major strategy for “fixing” education for the last 2 decades. In this book, Cochran-Smith and her research team argue that it is time for teacher educators to reclaim accountability by adopting a new approach

ISBN: 9780807777107

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Reclaiming Our Children, Reclaiming Our Schools

Reversing Privatization and Recovering Democracy in America's Public Schools

by Eric Shyman

<p>*Reclaiming Our Children,*<em>Reclaiming our Schools</em> offers both a comprehensive censure of the current corporate interest in privatizing public schooling as well as a framework for attaining meaningful education reform based in ...

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Reconceptualizing Libraries

Perspectives from the Information and Learning Sciences

by Victor R. Lee & Abigail L. Phillips

<p><em>Reconceptualizing Libraries</em> brings together cases and models developed by experts in the information and learning sciences to identify the potential for libraries to adapt and transform in the wake of new technologies for connected ...

ISBN: 9781351388719

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Reconceptualizing Plato’s Socrates at the Limit of Education

A Socratic Curriculum Grounded in Finite Human Transcendence

by James M. Magrini

<p>Bridging the gap between interpretations of &quot;Third Way&quot; Platonic scholarship and &quot;phenomenological-ontological&quot; scholarship, this book argues for a unique ontological-hermeneutic interpretation of Plato and Plato’s ...

ISBN: 9781134994441

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Reconceptualizing Study in Educational Discourse and Practice

by Claudia W. Ruitenberg

<p>Addressing <em>studying</em> as a distinct educational concept and phenomenon in its own right, the essays in this volume consider study and studying from a range of perspectives. Countering dominant educational discourses, which place a ...

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Reforming the Liberal Arts

by Ryan C. McIlhenny

<p>Reforming the Liberal Arts, published on the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, provides a nuanced account of the religious nature of higher learning. Drawing together studies in neuroscience, contemporary mysticism, and best ...

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Retaining Effective Teachers

A Guide for Hiring, Induction, and Support

by Mary C. Clement

<p><em>Retaining Effective Teachers</em> provides all administrators with step-by-step strategies for hiring and keeping the best teachers. Teachers who serve on search committees and as teacher leaders will value the book as a guide for ...

ISBN: 9781475828399

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Rethinking Common Core

The Missing Piece Sabotaging its Success

by John Jensen

<p>Common Core arose from broad recognition that children were not retaining their learning. Its solution, however, was for students to learn different material--math and English more advanced and better arranged—and adults would declare their ...

ISBN: 9781475820676

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Rethinking the Way We Teach Science: The Interplay of Content, Pedagogy, and the Nature of Science

by Rosenblatt, Louis

<P>Offering a fresh take on inquiry, this book draws on current research and theory in science education, literacy, and educational psychology, as well as the history and philosophy of science, to make its case for transforming the way science ...

ISBN: 9781136911682

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Romances with Schools

A Life of Education

by John I. Goodlad & Stephen J. Goodlad

<p>John I. Goodlad has been an unflagging voice for humanistic ideals in education for more than six decades and has helped reframe the modern discourse on the role and function of schools. For Goodlad the goal of public education is to help ...

ISBN: 9781475804256

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School Choice: A Balanced Approach

by William H. Jeynes

<p>Are public charter schools more effective than traditional public schools? This book provides quantitative evidence to answer this question and considers a better way to undertake a policy of school choice.</p> <p>• Supplies a unique ...

ISBN: 9781440828362

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School Climate and Culture vis-à-vis Student Learning

Keys to Collaborative Problem Solving and Responsibility

by Cletus R. Bulach, Fred C. Lunenburg & Les Potter, Ed. D., academic chair, associate professor, college of education, Daytona State College

<p>The purpose of <em>School Climate and Culture vis-à-vis Student Learning</em> is to describe a reform that improves test scores, reduces dropouts and decreases bullying behavior. There are six areas that must be improved in order to ...

ISBN: 9781475829242

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School Integration Matters

Research-Based Strategies to Advance Equity

by Erica Frankenberg, Liliana M. Garces & Megan Hopkins

<p>More than 60 years after the <em>Brown v. Board of Education</em> decision declared segregated schooling inherently unequal, this timely book sheds light on how and why U.S. schools are experiencing increasing segregation along racial, ...

ISBN: 9780807774700

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Schooled—Ordinary, Extraordinary Teaching in an Age of Change

by Ann Lutz Fernandez & Catherine Lutz

<p>This beautifully written book highlights working teachers speaking on many key educational problems under debate as well as many of the controversial solutions put forth, including revamped teacher evaluations, curricular standardization, and

ISBN: 9780807774328

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