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  1. Children's Reading Comprehension and Assessment

    Edited by Scott G. Paris, Steven A. Stahl

    Originating in a recent CIERA conference held at the University of Michigan, this book brings together the nation's most distinguished researchers to examine how readers understand text and how comprehension is assessed. The first part provides both national and historical contexts for the study of...

    Published February 8th 2005 by Routledge

  2. High-Stakes Testing

    Coping With Collateral Damage

    By R. Murray Thomas

    The federal government's No Child Left Behind Act has thrust high-stakes testing - its goals, methods, and consequences - into the educational limelight. The four-fold purpose of this book is to: describe the nature of high-stakes testing; identify types of collateral damage that have...

    Published February 7th 2005 by Routledge

  3. The Edison Schools

    Corporate Schooling and the Assault on Public Education

    By Kenneth J. Saltman

    Series: Positions: Education, Politics, and Culture

    The story of the Edison Schools is a gripping tale of money, kids, and greed. What began in the 1980s as an enterprise to transform public schools quickly became a troubled business battling falling test scores and dismal stock prices. How did the most ambitious for-profit education company in U.S....

    Published January 29th 2005 by Routledge

  4. Affirmative Action

    Racial Preference in Black and White

    By Tim J. Wise

    Series: Positions: Education, Politics, and Culture

    Affirmative Action examines the larger structure of institutional white privilege in education, and compares the magnitude of white racial preference with the policies typically envisioned when the term "racial preference" is used. In doing so, the book demonstrates that the American system of...

    Published January 29th 2005 by Routledge

  5. Ethics and Politics in Early Childhood Education

    By Gunilla Dahlberg, Peter Moss

    Series: Contesting Early Childhood

    The early childhood services of Reggio Emilia in Northern Italy has gained worldwide interest and admiration. Drawing on the ‘Reggio approach’, and others, this book explores the ethical and political dimensions of early childhood services and argues the importance of these dimensions at a time...

    Published January 12th 2005 by Routledge

  6. The Struggle for the General Teaching Council

    By Richard Willis

    Series: Woburn Education Series

    This book chronicles the history of the struggle to promote a self-governing body for the teaching profession from its early problems at the start of the twentieth century right through to the establishment of the General Teaching Council of England in 2000. It also explores the interest groups and...

    Published December 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  7. Mothering for Schooling

    By Alison Griffith, Dorothy Smith

    Series: Critical Social Thought

    Griffith and Smith explore the innumerable, hidden, seemingly mundane tasks like getting kids ready for school, helping with homework, or serving on the PTA can all have profound effects on what occurs within school. Based on longitudinal interviews with mothers of school-age children, this book...

    Published December 3rd 2004 by Routledge

  8. Education for a Change

    Transforming the way we teach our children

    By Titus Alexander, John Potter

    This challenging, hard-hitting book is about making schooling relevant to modern society. It starts from the premise that our present education system is ill equipped to serve students and society in the twenty-first century. In a series of positive yet powerful and provocative chapters,...

    Published December 1st 2004 by Routledge

  9. Conflicting Paradigms in Adult Literacy Education

    In Quest of a U.S. Democratic Politics of Literacy

    By George Demetrion

    The book provides a historical overview of adult literacy theory, policy, practice, and research from the mid-1980s to the present. The main focus is a descriptive analysis of three distinctive schools of literacy: the Freirean-based participatory literacy movement grounded in oppositional politics...

    Published November 18th 2004 by Routledge

  10. Popular Culture, New Media and Digital Literacy in Early Childhood

    Edited by Jackie Marsh

    This book offers a range of perspectives on children's multimodal experiences, providing a ground-breaking account of the ways in which children engage with popular culture, media and digital literacy practices from their earliest years. Many young children have extensive experience of film,...

    Published November 3rd 2004 by Routledge