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Product Description: This book is unique. Joe Franks and Herb Appenzeller have taught for 86 years from 8th grade to graduate school. The two come from diverse backgrounds but agree that there are common experiences at all levels in America's schools...read more

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9781611631289 | Carolina Academic Pr, May 31, 2013, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: This book is unique.

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Product Description: Economist Herb Stein famously said that something that can't go on forever, won't. For decades now, America has been putting ever-growing amounts of money into its K-12 education system, while getting steadily poorer results. Now parents are losing faith in public schools, new alternatives are appearing, and change is on the way...read more

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9781594036880 | Encounter Books, January 15, 2013, cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Economist Herb Stein famously said that something that can't go on forever, won't.

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Product Description: How to put school reform initiatives back on track From one of the largest organizations of public school principals, this book exposes many misguided school reform initiatives that are negatively impacting students and educators across the country, and recommends ways to make them more effective...read more

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9781118256626 | Jossey-Bass Inc Pub, February 26, 2013, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: How to put school reform initiatives back on track From one of the largest organizations of public school principals, this book exposes many misguided school reform initiatives that are negatively impacting students and educators across the country, and recommends ways to make them more effective.

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Product Description: Build a dynamic system for change! From NCLB to Common Core standards, we are inundated with directives for improving our schools. How can we really create lasting change? By applying the Change Creation system! Learning community pioneers Dale Lick, Karl Clauset, and Carlene Murphy lead teachers, principals, and schools in this dynamic approach to school improvement...read more

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9781412998741 | Corwin Pr, November 26, 2012, cover price $38.95 | About this edition: Build a dynamic system for change!

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Product Description: In exploring the relationship between bureaucratic schooling and the individual child, Waters describes the persistence of educational inequality, child development, and the nature of bureaucracy. The conclusions point out how education bureaucracies frame both schooling and childhood as they relentlessly seek to create ever more perfect children...read more

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9781137269713 | Palgrave Macmillan, October 16, 2012, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: In exploring the relationship between bureaucratic schooling and the individual child, Waters describes the persistence of educational inequality, child development, and the nature of bureaucracy.

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Product Description: In any endeavor, it is difficult to know what excellence is without knowing what excellence looks like. Linking theory and practice, Those Who Can: Why Master Teachers Do What They Do illustrates what instructional excellence “looks like” by detailing what elite instructors do and as importantly, why their pedagogical choices lead to uncommonly good student results...read more

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9781475800210, titled "The Crucial Voice of the People, Past and Present: Education’s Missing Ingredient" | 2 edition (Rowman & Littlefield Education, September 28, 2012), cover price $41.00 | About this edition: In any endeavor, it is difficult to know what excellence is without knowing what excellence looks like.

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Product Description: These books provide a range of opinions on a social issue; each volume focuses on a specific issue and offers a variety of perspectives, e.g., eyewitness accounts, governmental views, scientific analysis, newspaper accounts, to illuminate the issue...read more
By Judeen Bartos (editor)

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9780737740950 | Greenhaven Pr, August 3, 2012, cover price $27.80 | About this edition: These books provide a range of opinions on a social issue; each volume focuses on a specific issue and offers a variety of perspectives, e.

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9780737740943 | 1 edition (Greenhaven Pr, August 3, 2012), cover price $39.40 | About this edition: These books provide a range of opinions on a social issue; each volume focuses on a specific issue and offers a variety of perspectives, e.

21st Century Skills: Learning for Life in Our Times

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9780470475386 | Har/com edition (Jossey-Bass Inc Pub, October 5, 2009), cover price $27.95

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9781118157060 | Pap/dvd edition (Jossey-Bass Inc Pub, February 7, 2012), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: 21st Century Skills: Learning for Life in Our Times

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9781118358740 | Jossey-Bass Inc Pub, May 7, 2012, cover price $21.99
9780470553909 | Jossey-Bass Inc Pub, September 17, 2009, cover price $27.95
9780470553916 | Jossey-Bass Inc Pub, September 8, 2009, cover price N/A

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Product Description: This is a must-have resource for busy educators involved in creating, improving, or reevaluating their school mission statements. The authors provide numerous examples of mission statements from a diverse range of preK-12 schools, offering readers an extremely valuable resource for developing an understanding of various themes and ideas in American education today - all to be better prepared to formulate their own schools' mission statements...read more

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9781596672147 | Eye on Education, February 28, 2012, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: This is a must-have resource for busy educators involved in creating, improving, or reevaluating their school mission statements.

This book unveils “essential measures” that create a revitalized educational system of which educators and parents can use to promote student success. When these measures are applied properly, the benefits include, eradicating student fear, elevating student motivation, improving school attendance, and reducing student dropout rates. These measures aim to improve student pride and academic excellence while closing the student achievement gap.

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9781610487597 | Rowman & Littlefield Education, March 1, 2012, cover price $37.00

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9781610487603 | Rowman & Littlefield Education, February 23, 2012, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: This book unveils “essential measures” that create a revitalized educational system of which educators and parents can use to promote student success.

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Product Description: Harold Kwalwasser has put together a call to action for education reform that makes a clear case for what has to be done in order to educate all children to their full potential. He visited forty high-performing and transforming school districts, charters, parochial, and private schools to understand why they have succeeded where others have failed...read more

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9781610486873 | Rowman & Littlefield Education, March 15, 2012, cover price $83.00 | About this edition: Harold Kwalwasser has put together a call to action for education reform that makes a clear case for what has to be done in order to educate all children to their full potential.

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9781610486880 | Rowman & Littlefield Education, March 8, 2012, cover price $33.00 | About this edition: Harold Kwalwasser has put together a call to action for education reform that makes a clear case for what has to be done in order to educate all children to their full potential.

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Product Description: What's public about public schools? Why do we invest in educating the next generation of Americans? What is it that drives our common purpose in educating children and at the same time divides us so passionately about how to educate them? Public schools have little to do with children...read more

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9781610485425 | Rowman & Littlefield Education, November 4, 2011, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: What's public about public schools?

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9781610485432 | Rowman & Littlefield Education, October 27, 2011, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: What's public about public schools?

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Product Description: Achieving Success for Kids is a clarion call to action that explains why we need to save America's children and return our nation and our schools to the core values, beliefs, and principles upon which our nation was founded. In this book, Tim L...read more

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9781610485906 | Rowman & Littlefield Education, October 6, 2011, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Achieving Success for Kids is a clarion call to action that explains why we need to save America's children and return our nation and our schools to the core values, beliefs, and principles upon which our nation was founded.

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9781610485913 | Rowman & Littlefield Education, October 6, 2011, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Achieving Success for Kids is a clarion call to action that explains why we need to save America's children and return our nation and our schools to the core values, beliefs, and principles upon which our nation was founded.

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Product Description: Goals themselves don't drive school improvement. Goals that align to school improvement processes do. In More Than a SMART Goal, the authors go beyond simple goal setting and address how to properly use the SMART goal process to effect change...read more

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9781935543244 | Solution Tree, August 31, 2011, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Goals themselves don't drive school improvement.

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Product Description: A comprehensive guide to transforming American schools Futurist David Houle and educational strategist Jeff Cobb issue a “call to action” to everyone who is concerned about education in America. He argues that reinventing our system is inevitable and we already have the information and capabilities to make the necessary changes...read more

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9781412992961 | Corwin Pr, April 4, 2011, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: A comprehensive guide to transforming American schools Futurist David Houle and educational strategist Jeff Cobb issue a “call to action” to everyone who is concerned about education in America.

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Product Description: The most powerful new ideas in education are coming from the families that have given up on schools. From his experience with homeschoolers and unschoolers, education guru Clark Aldrich distills a revolutionary manifesto of 55 core ''rules'' that reboots our vision of childhood education and the role of schools...read more

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9781608321162 | Greenleaf Book Group Llc, February 1, 2011, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: The most powerful new ideas in education are coming from the families that have given up on schools.

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Product Description: Classrooms are systems, schools are systems, and schooling in the United States is a big system. Changing any of those systems requires an awareness of how they work; what they produce; and where to apply time, energy, and resources...read more

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9781607099154 | Rowman & Littlefield Education, March 16, 2011, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Classrooms are systems, schools are systems, and schooling in the United States is a big system.

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9781607099161 | Rowman & Littlefield Education, March 16, 2011, cover price $24.00

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An exploration of how the nonrational aspects of schooling, especially ritual(s), have been harnessed to construct a commonsense which serves the interests of transnational corporations, leaving those educators committed to democracy to develop a new pedagogy that rejects the technical solutions that present reforms demand.
By Peter Magolda (contributor)

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9780230101159 | Palgrave Macmillan, January 15, 2011, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: An exploration of how the nonrational aspects of schooling, especially ritual(s), have been harnessed to construct a commonsense which serves the interests of transnational corporations, leaving those educators committed to democracy to develop a new pedagogy that rejects the technical solutions that present reforms demand.

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9780230101166 | Palgrave Macmillan, January 15, 2011, cover price $42.00

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Product Description: So many studies have been carried out, so many experimental schools have shown success, and so many special interests have stood in the way of making real changes. Voters, reformers, and those who lead public opinion need to know more about what has been tried, what has worked, what has failed, and why; and how it is that other countries sometimes out-perform our schools...read more

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9780875868356 | Algora Pub, January 1, 2011, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: US education is in crisis.

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9780875868349 | Algora Pub, January 1, 2011, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: So many studies have been carried out, so many experimental schools have shown success, and so many special interests have stood in the way of making real changes.

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Product Description: In one volume, all the essential tools; Overview of the topic, chronology of important events, glossary of terms, biographical listing, complete index, plus a fully annotated bibliography--P. [1] of cover.

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9780816082384 | Revised edition (Facts on File, December 1, 2010), cover price $45.00 | About this edition: In one volume, all the essential tools; Overview of the topic, chronology of important events, glossary of terms, biographical listing, complete index, plus a fully annotated bibliography--P.
9780816049622 | Facts on File, October 1, 2003, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Looks at the current issues in U.

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