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Education : Educational Policy & Reform


Lenny, Lefty, And The Chancellor: The Len Bias Tragedy And The Search For Reform In Big-time College Basketball - C. Fraser Smith

Where were you on June 19, 1986? That's the day when--improbably--Len Bias, one of the greats of the college basketball game, a player seemingly destined for NBA stardom, died of a cocaine overdose. For the next several months, millions of Ameri......

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Equalize Student Achievement: Prioritizing Money And Power - , Daniel M. Casing

This book paints a comprehensive picture of school finance to illuminate issues with the current system and suggest ways to improve that system. Author: Wong, Ovid K. Author: Casing, Daniel M. Publisher: R&L Education Illustration: n Language: EN......

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Resistance To Change: A Guide To Harnessing Its Positive Power - , Elizabeth A. Broyles

This book describes twenty discrete resistance factors that are likely to be found in a variety of circumstances. Beyond gaining greater insights into the nature of these sources of resistance, the reader is provided with specific strategies to ha......

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Back To Common Sense: Rethinking School Change - Joe Dawidziak

School change can be rough around the edges and extremely difficult and contentious in the beginning, especially if it is not initiated in the correct manner. Whether the transition to change is very rough or very smooth, if you can survive the in......

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Trembling In The Ivory Tower: Excesses In The Pursuit Of Truth And Tenure - Kenneth Lasson

In this gem of a book, scholar and wit Kenneth Lasson takes on all manner of excesses in the Ivory Tower which, from his insider's viewpoint, constitute little less than a full-scale assault on American values and mores. The ideological warfare is......

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Turning Learning Right Side Up: Putting Education Back On Track - , Daniel Greenberg

This is the eBook version of the printed book.In the age of the Internet, we educate people much as we did during the Industrial Revolution. We educate them for a world that no longer exists, instilling values antithetical to those of a free, 21st......

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Science And The University

Science and the University investigates the tremendous changes that have taken place in university research over the past several decades, gauging the current state of research in higher education and examining issues and challenges crucial to its......

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Leave No Child Behind: Preparing Today's Youth For Tomorrow's World - James Comer

The concept "leave no child behind" has become popularly associated with the Bush administration's education plan, but Comer contends that it actually diverges greatly from the ideals of the Children's Defense Fund, which originated the concept. ......

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China And The Knowledge Economy: Seizing The 21st Century - , Jean-eric Aubert

While China made impressive achievements in economic growth, and poverty reduction over the last quarter century, it now faces daunting, internal challenges, such as ensuring employment to millions over the coming decade, continuing to maintain hi......

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Achieving Universal Primary Education By 2015: A Chance For Every Child - , Alain Mingat

A number of countries committed themselves to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), aimed at eradicating extreme poverty, and improving the welfare of people by the year 2015. The book assesses whether universal primary education can be achieve......

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Financing Vocational Training In Sub-saharan Africa - Adrian Ziderman

For developing countries, vocational training is a vital component of the drive to enhance productivity, stimulate economic competitiveness, and lift people out of poverty. However, training provision in many countries is underfinanced and fragmen......

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Monitoring Educational Performance In The Caribbean - Emanuela Di Gropello

This study represents a first attempt of providing a comprehensive quantification of educational outcomes in the Caribbean region. Its main objectives are: (a) to define a set of operationally relevant education indicators; (b) to provide a databa......

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Education In Rwanda: Rebalancing Resources To Accelerate Post-conflict Development And Poverty Reduction - , Policy World Bank

Ten years after the 1994 genocide-in which an estimated 10 percent of the country's population perished-Rwanda's devastated education system is now back on its feet. Classrooms have been repaired and new ones built; teachers who fled the mayhem h......

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Expanding Opportunities And Building Competencies For Young People: A New Agenda For Secondary Education - World Bank Group

The report offers policy options to support developing countries and transition economies in adapting their secondary education systems to the demands arising from the successful expansion of primary education and the socio-economic challenges pre......

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Meeting The Challenges Of Secondary Education In Latin America And East Asia: Improving Efficiency And Resource Mobilization

In a context of increased primary school enrollment rates, secondary education is appearing as the next big challenge for Latin American and East Asian countries. This report seeks to undertake a detailed diagnostic of secondary education in these......

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From Schooling Access To Learning Outcomes: An Unfinished Agenda: An Evaluation Of World Bank Support To Primary Education - , H. Dean Neilsen

Basic knowledge and skills-not years of education -are key to reducing poverty. Raising enrollments and completing primary schooling are necessary but not sufficient for ensuring basic knowledge and skills. Developing countries and partner agenci......

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