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9781595589545 | New Pr, February 24, 2015, cover price $25.95

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9781620972502, titled "The End of the Rainbow: How Educating for Happiness Not Money Would Transform Our Schools" | New Pr, September 6, 2016, cover price $17.95

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9781501104312 | Scribner, August 18, 2015, cover price $27.00

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9781501104329 | Reprint edition (Scribner, August 16, 2016), cover price $17.00
9780397551590, titled "Nursing Diagnosis: Application to Clinical Practice" | 6th edition (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, March 1, 1995), cover price $35.95 | also contains Nursing Diagnosis: Application to Clinical Practice

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Develops theories of methodology in the study of literary works of diverse genre and periods and reviews major currents of modern criticism

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9781634632676 | Nova Science Pub Inc, December 20, 2014, cover price $145.00
9781631173622 | Nova Science Pub Inc, April 20, 2014, cover price $110.00
9781628081961 | Nova Science Pub Inc, October 10, 2013, cover price $135.00
9781624173059 | Nova Science Pub Inc, March 15, 2013, cover price $125.00
9780312142636, titled "Classical Dances and Costumes of India" | 2nd edn edition (Palgrave Macmillan, March 1, 1984), cover price $22.50 | also contains Classical Dances and Costumes of India
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9780300002553, titled "Concepts of Criticism: Essays" | Yale Univ Pr, August 1, 1963, cover price $14.95 | also contains Concepts of Criticism: Essays | About this edition: Develops theories of methodology in the study of literary works of diverse genre and periods and reviews major currents of modern criticism

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By Tom Parks (narrator)

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9781501256981, titled "One Nation Under Taught: Solving America's Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Crisis" | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, January 5, 2016), cover price $9.99
9781501256974, titled "One Nation Under Taught: Solving America's Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Crisis" | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, January 5, 2016), cover price $17.99
9781501256950 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, February 17, 2015), cover price $19.99
9781501256943, titled "One Nation Under Taught: Solving America's Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Crisis" | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, February 17, 2015), cover price $24.99

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Product Description: No sooner is a child walking and talking than the ABCs and 1-2-3s give way to the full-on alphabet soup: the ERBs, the OLSAT, the IQ, the NCLB for AYP, the IEP for ELLs, the CHAT and PDDST for ASD or LD and G&T or ADD and ADHD, the PSATs, then the ACTs and SATs—all designed to assess and monitor a child's readiness for education...read more

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9781610396011 | Reprint edition (Public Affairs, January 5, 2016), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: No sooner is a child walking and talking than the ABCs and 1-2-3s give way to the full-on alphabet soup: the ERBs, the OLSAT, the IQ, the NCLB for AYP, the IEP for ELLs, the CHAT and PDDST for ASD or LD and G&T or ADD and ADHD, the PSATs, then the ACTs and SATs—all designed to assess and monitor a child's readiness for education.

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Product Description: How can we “fix” our schools? Improve graduation rates in college? What works?These are questions that make the headlines and vex policy makers, practitioners, and educational researchers. While they strive to improve society, there are frequently gulfs of mutual incomprehension among them...read more

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9781579227500 | Stylus Pub Llc, December 29, 2015, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: How can we “fix” our schools?

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9781579227517 | Stylus Pub Llc, December 17, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: How can we “fix” our schools?

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9781138845190 | Routledge, November 10, 2015, cover price $150.00

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9781138845206 | Routledge, November 9, 2015, cover price $35.95

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Education Policy Perils provides educators and those interested in the future of public education with research-based and practical analyses of some of the foremost issues facing public schools today. The collection, written by experienced scholar-practitioners, offers insights that include nuanced descriptions of various challenges facing educators and recommendations for overcoming them with an eye toward more successful policy and better implementation. The authors apply their expertise to a range of issues from international testing to policy challenges related to curriculum on the state and national levels. This volume positions ongoing debates within the wider context of an education landscape struggling to displace junk-science ideology with empirical research. The scope and sequence combined with the expertise of the contributors make this volume a vital resource for educators at all levels during a pivotal time of major changes in education policy.
By Carol A. Mullen (editor)

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9781138898189 | Routledge, November 30, 2015, cover price $155.00

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9781138898196 | Routledge, November 18, 2015, cover price $41.95 | About this edition: Education Policy Perils provides educators and those interested in the future of public education with research-based and practical analyses of some of the foremost issues facing public schools today.

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9788121512428, titled "Classical Dances & Costumes of India" | Ill edition (Munshirm Manoharlal Pub Pvt Ltd, September 21, 2015), cover price $79.50
9780312142636 | 2nd edn edition (Palgrave Macmillan, March 1, 1984), cover price $22.50 | also contains Education in America: Issues, Analyses, Policies, and Programs

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Product Description: Now on Encore! #1 bestselling author and popular radio and television host Glenn Beck considers the hot-button issue of education in the US, exposing the weaknesses of the Common Core school curriculum and examining why liberal solutions fail, in Conform...read more
By Glenn Beck and Jeremy Lowell (narrator)

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9781442396012 | Unabridged edition (Simon & Schuster, August 18, 2015), cover price $14.99 | also contains Conform: Exposing the Truth About Common Core and Public Education | About this edition: Now on Encore!
9781442370821 | Unabridged edition (Simon & Schuster, May 6, 2014), cover price $29.99

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9780807756508 | Teachers College Pr, June 12, 2015, cover price $68.00

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9780807756492 | Teachers College Pr, June 12, 2015, cover price $29.95

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By L. J. Ganser (narrator)

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9781501263774 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, June 9, 2015), cover price $14.99

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Product Description: Rethinking US Education Policy links proposals on educational policy to the need for a new sociopolitical framework that might allow for improved thinking on educational reform. Using research data produced by the Obama administration, including public policy texts, and interviews with scholars and experts on the knowledge economy and education, Araya argues that the rhetoric on the knowledge economy has come to dominate and structure a wide range of educational reform policies, and explores sociopolitical proposals for rethinking US educational reform...read more

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9781137475558 | Palgrave Macmillan, May 8, 2015, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Rethinking US Education Policy links proposals on educational policy to the need for a new sociopolitical framework that might allow for improved thinking on educational reform.

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By Danielle Boudet (editor)

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9781681230825 | Information Age Pub Inc, April 1, 2015, cover price $49.99

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9781681230818 | Information Age Pub Inc, April 1, 2015, cover price $24.99

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Ted Kennedy and George W. Bush agreed on little, but united behind the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB). Passed in late 2001, it was hailed as a dramatic new departure in school reform. It would make the states set high standards, measure student progress, and hold failing schools accountable. A decade later, NCLB has been repudiated on both sides of the aisle. According to Jal Mehta, we should have seen it coming. Far from new, it was the same approach to school reform that Americans have tried before.In The Allure of Order, Mehta recounts a century of attempts at revitalizing public education, and puts forward a truly new agenda to reach this elusive goal. Not once, not twice, but three separate times-in the Progressive Era, the 1960s and '70s, and NCLB-reformers have hit upon the same idea for remaking schools. Over and over again, outsiders have been fascinated by the promise of scientific management and have attempted to apply principles of rational administration from above. Each of these movements started with high hopes and ambitious promises, but each gradually discovered that schooling is not easy to "order" from afar: policymakers are too far from schools to know what they need; teachers are resistant to top-down mandates; and the practice of good teaching is too complex for simple external standardization. The larger problem, Mehta argues, is that reformers have it backwards: they are trying to do on the back-end, through external accountability, what they should have done on the front-end: build a strong, skilled and expert profession. Our current pattern is to draw less than our most talented people into teaching, equip them with little relevant knowledge, train them minimally, put them in a weak welfare state, and then hold them accountable when they predictably do not achieve what we seek. What we want, Mehta argues, is the opposite approach which characterizes top-performing educational nations: attract strong candidates into teaching, develop relevant and usable knowledge, train teachers extensively in that knowledge, and support these efforts through a strong welfare state. The Allure of Order boldly challenges conventional wisdom with a sweeping, empirically rich account of the last century of education reform, and offers a new path forward for the century to come.

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9780199942060 | Oxford Univ Pr, April 30, 2013, cover price $31.95 | About this edition: Ted Kennedy and George W.

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9780190231453 | Oxford Univ Pr, April 1, 2015, cover price $24.95

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Product Description: Written by activist educators, Worth Striking For speaks to teachers and teachers-to-be about the drastic changes in the landscape of public education in recent decades, and focuses on what they need to know about the debates and complex issues of reform affecting their lives and professions...read more

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9780807756263 | Teachers College Pr, February 20, 2015, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: Written by activist educators, Worth Striking For speaks to teachers and teachers-to-be about the drastic changes in the landscape of public education in recent decades, and focuses on what they need to know about the debates and complex issues of reform affecting their lives and professions.

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Product Description: A Policy History of Standards-Based Education in America is a narrative history of the development of standards-based education in the United States over the last several decades, from the perspective of anarchist cultural studies...read more

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9781433127410 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, February 27, 2015, cover price $159.95 | About this edition: A Policy History of Standards-Based Education in America is a narrative history of the development of standards-based education in the United States over the last several decades, from the perspective of anarchist cultural studies.

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9781433127403 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, February 27, 2015, cover price $40.95 | About this edition: A Policy History of Standards-Based Education in America is a narrative history of the development of standards-based education in the United States over the last several decades, from the perspective of anarchist cultural studies.

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Product Description: America’s education system faces a stark dilemma: it needs governmental oversight, rules and regulations, but it also needs to be adaptable enough to address student needs and the many different problems that can arise at any given school—something that large educational bureaucracies are notoriously bad at...read more

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9780226200545 | Univ of Chicago Pr, November 28, 2014, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: America’s education system faces a stark dilemma: it needs governmental oversight, rules and regulations, but it also needs to be adaptable enough to address student needs and the many different problems that can arise at any given school—something that large educational bureaucracies are notoriously bad at.

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9780226200682 | Univ of Chicago Pr, November 28, 2014, cover price $22.50 | About this edition: America’s education system faces a stark dilemma: it needs governmental oversight, rules and regulations, but it also needs to be adaptable enough to address student needs and the many different problems that can arise at any given school—something that large educational bureaucracies are notoriously bad at.
9780333332283, titled "Software Configuration Management" | Reprint edition (Scholium Intl, June 1, 1987), cover price $30.00 | also contains Software Configuration Management
9780333329658, titled "The Old Woman Who Lived in a Vinegar Bottle" | Olympic Marketing Corp, June 1, 1982, cover price $1.98 | also contains The Old Woman Who Lived in a Vinegar Bottle | About this edition: An old folk tale (with a moral) handed down through the generations and told on hair-washing night.

By Vince M. Bertram and Steve Forbes (foreword by)

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9780825307447, titled "One Nation Under-Taught: Solving America's Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Crisis" | Beaufort Books, November 18, 2014, cover price $21.95

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Product Description: The recent financial crisis had a profound effect on both public and private universities, which faced shrinking endowments, declining charitable contributions, and reductions in government support. Universities responded to these stresses in different ways...read more
By caroline M. Hoxby (editor)

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9780226201832 | Univ of Chicago Pr, January 8, 2015, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: The recent financial crisis had a profound effect on both public and private universities, which faced shrinking endowments, declining charitable contributions, and reductions in government support.

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