High Stakes

Author: Committee on Appropriate Test Use
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 0309062802
Size: 38.95 MB
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This book sorts out the controversies that emerge when a test score can open or close gates on a student's educational pathway. The expert panel: Proposes how to judge the appropriateness of a test.

Fast Food Nation

Author: Eric Schlosser
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0547750331
Size: 65.44 MB
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Explores the homogenization of American culture and the impact of the fast food industry on modern-day health, economy, politics, popular culture, entertainment, and food production.

The Man Who Saved New York

Author: Seymour P. Lachman
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 1438434545
Size: 22.33 MB
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The Man Who Saved New York offers a portrait of one of New York’s most remarkable governors, Hugh L. Carey, with emphasis on his leadership during the fiscal crisis of 1975.

Driving Europe

Author: Frank Schipper
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
ISBN: 9052603081
Size: 12.90 MB
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The resulting volume describes everythingfrom the standardied traffic signs that saved human lives on theroad to the Europabus taking tourists from Stockholm to Romein the 1950s.

The Dynamics Of Opportunity In America

Author: Irwin Kirsch
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783319259895
Size: 21.15 MB
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Written in an engaging style, this volume constitutes an essential foundation for informed discussion and strategic analysis. Across the country, our children are beginning life from very different starting points.

How People Learn

Author: Committee on Developments in the Science of Learning with additional material from the Committee on Learning Research and Educational Practice
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 0309070368
Size: 37.80 MB
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This edition includes far-reaching suggestions for research that could increase the impact that classroom teaching has on actual learning.

Beyond Resistance Youth Activism And Community Change

Author: Pedro Noguera
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135927790
Size: 63.15 MB
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This volume brings together the work of leading urban youth scholars to highlight the detrimental impact of zero tolerance policies on young people’s educational experience and well being.

The Social Importance Of Self Esteem

Author: Andrew M. Mecca
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520067097
Size: 53.99 MB
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The ten essays in this volume, prepared by faculty members of the University of California, draw on research in the social and behavioral sciences to explore these issues.

Technology As Freedom

Author: Ronald C. Tobey
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520204218
Size: 53.32 MB
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Technology as Freedom successfully bridges the gaps between business history, political history, social history, and the history of technology and helps restore the central place of state action in the mid-century transformations of ...