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Product Description: 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.• Supplies a unique evaluation of the school choice issue that is based, in part, on meta-analysis, an approach that allows social scientists to conclude which school choice policy would be the most productive and enables readers to easily grasp what the overall body of research indicates• Fairly presents and considers the points raised both by advocates and opponents of school choice• Examines the complex issue of school choice from a number of different perspectives, including a historical view, from the aspect of policymaking, and in terms of data analysis• Considers the popular theory among social scientists that allowing private schools to become more involved in education could relieve the federal government of some of its financial burden from educatio...read more

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9781440828355 | Praeger Pub Text, April 25, 2014, cover price $48.00 | About this edition: Are public charter schools more effective than traditional public schools?

Providing an objective assessment of the influence of parental involvement and what aspects of parental participation can best maximize the educational outcomes of students, this volume is structured to guide readers to a thorough understanding of the history, practice, theories, and impact of parental involvement. Cutting-edge research and meta-analyses offer vital insight into how different types of students benefit from parental engagement and what types of parental involvement help the most. Unique among works on the topic, Parental Involvement and Academic Success: uses meta-analysis to enable readers to understand what the overall body of research on a given topic indicates examines research results in terms of their practical implications focuses significantly on the influence of parental involvement on minority students’ academic success Important reading for anyone involved in home-school relations/parental involvement in education, this book is highly relevant for courses devoted to or which include treatment of the topic.

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9780415990530 | Routledge, August 24, 2010, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: Providing an objective assessment of the influence of parental involvement and what aspects of parental participation can best maximize the educational outcomes of students, this volume is structured to guide readers to a thorough understanding of the history, practice, theories, and impact of parental involvement.

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9780415990547 | Routledge, August 24, 2010, cover price $51.95

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Product Description: This book offers an examination of the related topics of school prayer and character education in the United States, advocating for their return to public schools.• Includes excerpts from primary documents such as diaries, letters, speeches, and eyewitness accounts • Offers a chronology of the history of character education and prayer in the schools throughout American history, with some reference to world history• A helpful index offers access to the major topics examined in the boo...read more

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9780313351037 | Praeger Pub Text, November 30, 2009, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: This book offers an examination of the related topics of school prayer and character education in the United States, advocating for their return to public schools.

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Product Description: American Educational History: School, Society, and the Common Good is an up-to-date, contemporary examination of historical trends that have helped shape schools and education in the United States. Author William H. Jeynes places a strong emphasis on recent history, most notably post-World War II issues such as the role of technology, the standards movement, affirmative action, bilingual education, undocumented immigrants, school choice, and much more...read more

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9781412914208 | Sage Pubns, January 18, 2007, cover price $141.00 | About this edition: American Educational History: School, Society, and the Common Good is an up-to-date, contemporary examination of historical trends that have helped shape schools and education in the United States.

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9781412914215 | Sage Pubns, January 18, 2007, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: American Educational History: School, Society, and the Common Good is an up-to-date, contemporary examination of historical trends that have helped shape schools and education in the United States.

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