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Product Description: How do teachers and schools create meaningful learning experiences for students with diverse skills, abilities, and cultures? How can teachers authentically assess the learning of their students and build on their strengths and interests in ways that enrich the larger community? How can schools be turned into places where everyone is learning from each other? These are the big questions that guide the work of teachers at the well-known Mission Hill School in Boston and that are addressed in this book...read more
By Katherine Clunis D'Andrea (editor), Matthew Knoester (editor) and Deborah Meier (editor)

Hardcover:

9780807757000 | Teachers College Pr, July 27, 2015, cover price $78.00 | About this edition: How do teachers and schools create meaningful learning experiences for students with diverse skills, abilities, and cultures?

Paperback:

9780807756997 | Teachers College Pr, July 27, 2015, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: How do teachers and schools create meaningful learning experiences for students with diverse skills, abilities, and cultures?

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Product Description: The late Theodore Sizer's vision for a truly democratic public high school system Our current high schools are ill-designed and inefficient. We have inherited a program of studies that in its overall structure has not changed in over a century...read more
By Deborah Meier (foreword by), Nancy Faust Sizer (introduced by) and Theodore R. Sizer

Hardcover:

9781118526422 | Jossey-Bass Inc Pub, June 24, 2013, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: The late Theodore Sizer's vision for a truly democratic public high school system Our current high schools are ill-designed and inefficient.

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Product Description: A comprehensive assessment system for working with underperforming students This book describes a comprehensive assessment system especially appropriate for multilingual and "differentiated" classrooms with large numbers of underperforming students...read more

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9780470230817 | Pap/dvd edition (Jossey-Bass Inc Pub, December 7, 2010), cover price $27.95 | About this edition: A comprehensive assessment system for working with underperforming students This book describes a comprehensive assessment system especially appropriate for multilingual and "differentiated" classrooms with large numbers of underperforming students.

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Product Description: This inspiring author moves beyond criticism of public education, uniting readers toward a vision of educating children that is holistic, intelligent, and empowering. Written for parents, teachers, administrators, students, and policymakers committed to children and change, this book offers better alternatives to high-stakes testing...read more
By Deborah Meier (foreword by)

Hardcover:

9781594517785 | Paradigm Pub, October 30, 2009, cover price $165.00

Paperback:

9781594517792 | Paradigm Pub, February 28, 2010, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: This inspiring author moves beyond criticism of public education, uniting readers toward a vision of educating children that is holistic, intelligent, and empowering.

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Product Description: No Child Left Behind and accountability programs generally operate via assessment-driven instruction causing a de-professionalization of teachers and a disengagement of students. Chris Gallagher offers us an alternative: instruction-driven assessment with teachers as the primary assessment instrument...read more
By Chris W. Gallagher and Deborah Meier (foreword by)

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9780325009186 | Heinemann, January 3, 2007, cover price $26.88 | About this edition: No Child Left Behind and accountability programs generally operate via assessment-driven instruction causing a de-professionalization of teachers and a disengagement of students.

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Product Description: Is it possible to fundamentally improve the daily workings of the urban classroom in less than seven years? According to John Simmons, it will take a revolution in the way that leaders of urban school systems think and operate, from the classroom to the boardroom...read more
By Judy B. Codding, Charlotte Danielson (contributor), Deborah Meier (foreword by) and John Simmons

Hardcover:

9780807746585 | Teachers College Pr, January 1, 2006, cover price $56.00 | About this edition: Is it possible to fundamentally improve the daily workings of the urban classroom in less than seven years?

Paperback:

9780807746578 | Teachers College Pr, May 1, 2006, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: Is it possible to fundamentally improve the daily workings of the urban classroom in less than seven years?

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Product Description: Education reformers Deborah Meier, Theodore R. Sizer, and Nancy Faust Sizer have published books that have helped shape a movement. As school principals, all three have done another kind of writing as well: short essays in their own schools' newsletters to families...read more

Hardcover:

9780807032640 | Beacon Pr, August 1, 2004, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Education reformers Deborah Meier, Theodore Sizer, and Nancy Sizer have published books that are acknowledged classics of education writing—books that have literally helped shape a movement centered on small schools, community, and alternative visions of teaching and learning.

Paperback:

9780807032657 | Beacon Pr, August 15, 2005, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Education reformers Deborah Meier, Theodore R.

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A citizen's guide to the 'No Child Left Behind' Act of 2002 argues that the bill changed education for the worse by imposing unrealistic standards for testing and harsh sanctions against schools that do not comply. Original.
By Deborah Meier (editor) and George H. Wood (editor)

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9780807004593 | Beacon Pr, September 29, 2004, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Discusses the negative effects of No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act and explains how this act punishes rather than helps poor and minority kids and their schools.

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Product Description: Signed into law in 2002, the federal No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) promised to revolutionize American public education. Originally supported by a bipartisan coalition, it purports to improve public schools by enforcing a system of standards and accountability through high-stakes testing...read more
By Deborah Meier (editor) and George Wood (editor)

Prebinding:

9781417778737 | Turtleback Books, September 1, 2004, cover price $24.60 | About this edition: Signed into law in 2002, the federal No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) promised to revolutionize American public education.

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Product Description: We are in an era of radical distrust of public education. Increasingly, we turn to standardized tests and standardized curricula-now adopted by all fifty states-as our national surrogates for trust.Legendary school founder and reformer Deborah Meier believes fiercely that schools have to win our faith by showing they can do their job...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780807031421 | Beacon Pr, August 1, 2002, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: We are in an era of radical distrust of public education.

Paperback:

9780807031513 | Beacon Pr, August 1, 2003, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: We are in an era of radical distrust of public education.

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An innovative educator and leader of one of the most remarkable schools in the U.S.--Central Park East--offers her ideas for public education (view table of contents)

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9780807031100 | Beacon Pr, May 1, 1995, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: An innovative educator and leader of one of the most remarkable schools in the U.

Paperback:

9780807031131 | Beacon Pr, August 16, 2002, cover price $18.00
9780807031117 | Reprint edition (Beacon Pr, September 1, 1996), cover price $13.00 | About this edition: Teaching the lessons of New York's most famous public school, Deborah Meier combines essays and journal entries in an essential defense of public education.

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Product Description: Somewhere. . . there is a place of sanity where education is intense and substantive. . . . It's in that place that Deborah Meier has been working all these years. Her voice conveys a life of struggle in the front lines-victories and losses, hopes and disappointments...read more
By Joshua Cohen (editor) and Deborah Meier

Paperback:

9780807004418 | Beacon Pr, April 24, 2000, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Somewhere.

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