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Product Description: Michelle Miller-Adams presents the most accessible and comprehensive overview available of the emergence and development of the Promise movement nationwide as well as an up-to-date assessment of available research on the impacts of such programs.

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9780880995047 | W E Upjohn Inst for, October 27, 2015, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Michelle Miller-Adams presents the most accessible and comprehensive overview available of the emergence and development of the Promise movement nationwide as well as an up-to-date assessment of available research on the impacts of such programs.

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Product Description: If you strip away the rosy language of “school-business partnership,” “win-win situation,” “giving back to the community,” and the like, what you see when you look at corporate marketing activities in the schools is example after example of the exploitation of children for financial gain...read more

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9781475813609 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, August 7, 2015, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: If you strip away the rosy language of “school-business partnership,” “win-win situation,” “giving back to the community,” and the like, what you see when you look at corporate marketing activities in the schools is example after example of the exploitation of children for financial gain.

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9781475813616 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, August 7, 2015, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: If you strip away the rosy language of “school-business partnership,” “win-win situation,” “giving back to the community,” and the like, what you see when you look at corporate marketing activities in the schools is example after example of the exploitation of children for financial gain.
9780515096422, titled "Valley of the Gods" | Jove Pubns, July 1, 1988, cover price $2.95 | also contains Valley of the Gods | About this edition: The Guardians, a group of guerrilla freedom fighters in post-World War III America, try to stop Sister Light, whose army is advancing North from Mexico

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Product Description: In Engines of Innovation, Holden Thorp and Buck Goldstein make the case for the pivotal role of research universities as agents of societal change. They argue that universities must use their vast intellectual and financial resources to confront global challenges such as climate change, extreme poverty, childhood diseases, and an impending worldwide shortage of clean water...read more

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9781469609843 | 2 edition (Univ of North Carolina Pr, August 12, 2013), cover price $23.00 | About this edition: In Engines of Innovation, Holden Thorp and Buck Goldstein make the case for the pivotal role of research universities as agents of societal change.

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Product Description: In a world economy where rapid change is the only constant, what is the best way for business schools to prepare the leaders of tomorrow? The authors of this volume argue that a broad and rigorous education is needed; one that fuses business knowledge with arts and sciences, technology, and ethical training...read more
By Eric Cornuel (foreword by), Daniel L. Everett (editor) and Gordon M. Hardy (editor)

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9781137033376 | Palgrave Macmillan, March 18, 2013, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: In a world economy where rapid change is the only constant, what is the best way for business schools to prepare the leaders of tomorrow?

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Product Description: Millions of young people—and increasingly some not-so-young people—now work as interns. They famously shuttle coffee in a thousand magazine offices, legislative backrooms, and Hollywood studios, but they also deliver aid in Afghanistan, map the human genome, and pick up garbage...read more

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9781844676866 | Verso Books, May 9, 2011, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Interns.

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9781844678839 | Updated edition (Verso Books, April 4, 2012), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Millions of young people—and increasingly some not-so-young people—now work as interns.

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Product Description: Ignoring Poverty in the U.S.: The Corporate Takeover of Public Education examines the divide between a commitment to public education and our cultural myths and more powerful commitment to consumerism and corporate America. The book addresses poverty in the context of the following: the historical and conflicting purposes in public education-how schools became positivistic/behavioral in our quest to produce workers for industry; the accountability era-how A Nation at Risk through Nclb have served corporate interest in dismantling public education and dissolving teachers unions; the media and misinformation about education; charter schools as political/corporate compromise masking poverty; demonizing schools and scapegoating teachers-from misusing the Sat to Vam evaluations of teachers; rethinking the purpose of schools-shifting from schools as social saviors to addressing poverty so that public education can fulfill its purpose of empowering everyone in a democracy; and reframing how we view people living in poverty-rejecting deficit views of people living in poverty and students struggling in school under the weight of lives in poverty...read more

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9781617357848 | Information Age Pub Inc, February 4, 2012, cover price $85.99

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9781617357831 | Information Age Pub Inc, February 16, 2012, cover price $45.99 | About this edition: Ignoring Poverty in the U.

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Product Description: Which non-American education systems best prepare young people for fulfilling jobs and successful adult lives? And what can the United States—where far too many young people currently enter adulthood without adequate preparation for the twenty-first-century job market—learn, adopt, and adapt from these other systems? In Schooling in the Workplace, Nancy Hoffman addresses these questions head on, arguing that “the smartest and quickest route to a wide variety of occupations for the majority of young people in the successful countries—not a default for failing students—is a vocational program that integrates work and learning...read more
By Stanley S. Litow (foreword by)

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9781612501123, titled "Schooling in the Workplace: How Six of the World's Best Vocational Education Systems Prepare Young People for Jobs and Life" | Harvard Education Pr, November 30, 2011, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Which non-American education systems best prepare young people for fulfilling jobs and successful adult lives?

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9781612501116, titled "Schooling in the Workplace: How Six of the World's Best Vocational Education Systems Prepare Young People for Jobs and Life" | Harvard Education Pr, November 30, 2011, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Which non-American education systems best prepare young people for fulfilling jobs and successful adult lives?

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Product Description: In this landmark contribution to workplace learning and performance, ASTD in collaboration with its Public Policy Council has prepared a white paper examining the causes and actions for bridging the skills gap affecting our workforce, and in doing so, presents a vision of the future and an action plan that will help organizations grow and achieve success...read more
By Astd Public Policy Council (corporate author)

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9781562864675 | Amer Society for Training &, December 8, 2006, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: In this landmark contribution to workplace learning and performance, ASTD in collaboration with its Public Policy Council has prepared a white paper examining the causes and actions for bridging the skills gap affecting our workforce, and in doing so, presents a vision of the future and an action plan that will help organizations grow and achieve success.

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Product Description: The commercialization of public education is upon us. With much fanfare and plenty of controversy, plans to cash in on our public schools are popping up all over the country. Educator and award-winning commentator Alex Molnar has written the first book to both document the commercial invasion of public education and explain its alarming consequences...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780813324784, titled "Giving Kids the Business: The Commercialization of America's Schools" | Westview Pr, August 1, 1996, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Explores the growing influence of corporations in public education and explains the negative consequences of marketing programs targeted at an audience of 5-18-year-old public school children

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9780813391397, titled "Giving Kids the Business: The Commercialization of America's Schools" | Westview Pr, August 21, 2001, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: The commercialization of public education is upon us.
9780813324791, titled "Giving Kids the Business: The Commercialization of America's Schools" | Westview Pr, September 1, 1997, cover price $16.50 | About this edition: Giving Kids the Business : The Commercialization of Americas Schools by Alex Molnar.

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Product Description: In the coming years, escalating retirement and turnover rates among community college administrators and faculty will decidedly create a void for professionals in the workforce development field. Using this book as your field guide, you can expand your range of knowledge and skills, enhancing local institutional and program experience to better respond to local workforce needs...read more
By Elaine A. Gaertner (editor)

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9780871173614 | Pap/com edition (Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, January 1, 2000), cover price $76.00 | About this edition: In the coming years, escalating retirement and turnover rates among community college administrators and faculty will decidedly create a void for professionals in the workforce development field.

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