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  1. Beyond Resistance! Youth Activism and Community Change

    New Democratic Possibilities for Practice and Policy for America's Youth

    Edited by Pedro Noguera, Julio Cammarota, Shawn Ginwright

    Series: Critical Youth Studies

    The failure of current policy to address important quality of life issues for urban youth remains a substantial barrier to civic participation, educational equity, and healthy adulthood. This volume brings together the work of leading urban youth scholars to highlight the detrimental impact of zero...

    Published March 21st 2006 by Routledge

  2. State Assessment Policy and Practice for English Language Learners

    A National Perspective

    Edited by Charlene Rivera, Eric Collum

    State Assessment Policy and Practice for English Language Learners presents three significant studies, each examining a different aspect of states' strategies for including English language learners in state assessments. *an Analysis of State Assessment Policies Regarding Accommodations for English...

    Published March 14th 2006 by Routledge

  3. Pedagogies of Globalization

    The Rise of the Educational Security State

    By Joel Spring

    Series: Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

    In this ground-breaking book, Joel Spring examines globalization and its worldwide effects on education. A central thesis is that industrial-consumerism is the dominant paradigm in the integration of education and economic planning in modern economic security states.In the twenty-first century,...

    Published March 13th 2006 by Routledge

  4. Principled Practices for Adolescent Literacy

    A Framework for Instruction and Policy

    By Elizabeth G. Sturtevant, Fenice B. Boyd, William G. Brozo, Kathleen A. Hinchman, David W. Moore, Donna E. Alvermann

    This book presents an evidence-based framework for understanding the literacy needs of adolescents. The premise is that educators and other critical stakeholders need to understand evidence-based principles in order to develop effective curriculum to meet the needs of diverse learners....

    Published February 23rd 2006 by Routledge

  5. Childcare, Choice and Class Practices

    Middle Class Parents and their Children

    By Carol Vincent, Stephen J. Ball

    Childcare is a topic that is frequently in the media spotlight and continues to spark heated debate in the UK and around the world. This book presents an in-depth study of childcare policy and practice, examining middle class parents’ choice of childcare within the wider contexts of social class...

    Published February 23rd 2006 by Routledge

  6. Learning Cities, Learning Regions, Learning Communities

    Lifelong Learning and Local Government

    By Norman Longworth

    This book explores the mental and social landscape of the city of today and tomorrow; the way in which people think, interact, work together, learn and live with and among each other. Written to address the urgent need for a guide to the principles and practices of lifelong learning, the...

    Published February 2nd 2006 by Routledge

  7. Assessing Media Education

    A Resource Handbook for Educators and Administrators

    Edited by William G. Christ

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    Assessing Media Education provides guidelines for media educators and administrators in higher education media programs who are creating or improving student-learning assessment strategies. Covering the topics and categories established by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass...

    Published January 27th 2006 by Routledge

  8. Selling Us the Fortress

    The Promotion of Techno-Security Equipment for Schools

    By Ronnie Casella

    In the wake of school shootings and the more recent threats of terrorism, schools - like many public institutions - have begun installing techno-security equipment ranging from surveillance cameras to microchip tracking systems. Is this equipment necessary and who really benefits from its use?...

    Published January 26th 2006 by Routledge

  9. Educating the Right Way

    Markets, Standards, God, and Inequality, 2nd Edition

    By Michael W. Apple, Michael W. Apple

    In this book Apple explores the 'conservative restoration' - the rightward turn of a broad-based coalition that is making successful inroads in determining American and international educational policy. It takes a pragmatic look at what critical educators can do to build alternative coalitions...

    Published January 26th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Handbook of Test Development

    Edited by Suzanne Lane, Mark Raymond, Thomas M. Haladyna, Steven M. Downing

    Despite the fact that test development is a growth industry that cuts across all levels of education and all the professions, there has never been a comprehensive, research-oriented Handbook to which everyone (developers and consumers) can turn for guidance. That is the mission of this book. The...

    Published January 18th 2006 by Routledge