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  1. To What Ends and By What Means

    The Social Justice Implications of Contemporary School Finance Theory and Policy

    Edited by Gloria M. Rodriguez, R. Anthony Rolle

    This unique collection examines the social justice implications of contemporary economic, finance, and budgeting policies affecting the K-12 education system in the United States. The authors included in this volume provide critiques and explorations of several established theories and policy...

    Published April 1st 2007 by Routledge

  2. Applying the Rasch Model

    Fundamental Measurement in the Human Sciences, Second Edition

    By Trevor Bond, Christine M. Fox, Trevor G. Bond, Christine M. Fox

    Written in an accessible style, this book facilitates a deep understanding of the Rasch model. Authors Bond and Fox review the crucial properties of the Rasch model and demonstrate its use with a wide range of examples including the measurement of educational achievement, human development,...

    Published April 1st 2007 by Routledge

  3. Right to Be Hostile

    Schools, Prisons, and the Making of Public Enemies

    By Erica R. Meiners

    In Right to be Hostile, scholar and activist Erica Meiners offers concrete examples and new insights into the "school to prison' pipeline phenomenon, showing how disciplinary regulations, pedagogy, pop culture and more not only implicitly advance, but actually normalize an expectation of...

    Published March 19th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Youth Learning On Their Own Terms

    Creative Practices and Classroom Teaching

    By Leif Gustavson

    Series: Critical Youth Studies

    Youth Learning On Their Own Terms convincingly shows how developing a respect and understanding of the youth-initiated creative practices that occur outside schools can offer educators the opportunity to directly influence their teaching in schools by making classroom spaces personally meaningful...

    Published March 11th 2007 by Routledge

  5. A Little Learning

    Broodings from the Back of the Class

    By Libby Purves

    This lively selection brings together journalist and broadcaster Libby Purves’ experiences as journalist, parent, governor and former pupil of half a dozen assorted schools from Bangkok to Tunbridge Wells, displaying her eclectic and provocative opinions and ideas on teaching and learning. This...

    Published March 7th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Inclusion

    By Linda Evans

    Series: No-Nonsense Series

    Inclusion is much more than special needs – it’s also about helping the hard to reach, the gifted and talented, those with English as an additional language and much more depending on your area and its social and cultural diversity. Whatever the individual make up of your school, this book will...

    Published March 7th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Foundations for the Future in Mathematics Education

    Edited by Richard A. Lesh, Eric Hamilton, James J. Kaput

    The central question addressed in Foundations for the Future in Mathematics Education is this: What kind of understandings and abilities should be emphasized to decrease mismatches between the narrow band of mathematical understandings and abilities that are emphasized in mathematics...

    Published February 22nd 2007 by Routledge

  8. Education plc

    Understanding Private Sector Participation in Public Sector Education

    By Stephen J. Ball

    Is the privatisation of state education defendable? Did the public sector ever provide a fair education for all learners? In Education plc, Stephen Ball provides a comprehensive, analytic and empirical account of the privatisation of education. He questions the kind of future we want for education...

    Published February 14th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Included or Excluded?

    The Challenge of the Mainstream for Some SEN Children

    Edited by Ruth Cigman

    In a pamphlet published in 2005 Mary Warnock expressed concerns about some of the concepts that she had helped to introduce in the field of special education almost three decades earlier. She argued that the role of special schools was unclear and the pursuit of inclusion had become too ideological...

    Published November 29th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Approaches to Developing Accessible Learning Experiences

    Conceptualising Best Practice

    Edited by Jane Seale

    For the past five to ten years researchers have been developing tools and guidelines for developing accessible e-learning experiences for students with disabilities. Despite this, very few practitioners in higher education are confident that they know how to develop accessible e-learning...

    Published November 22nd 2006 by Routledge