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  1. Could It Be Otherwise?

    Parents and the Inequalities of Public School Choice

    By Lois André-Bechely

    Series: Critical Social Thought

    Parents who wish to choose schools for their children must have more than a desire for different or better - they need detailed knowledge of the processes and practices that will give them access to schools of choice. This book vividly contrasts the experiences of a diverse group of urban parents...

    Published June 23rd 2005 by Routledge

  2. School Commercialism

    From Democratic Ideal to Market Commodity

    By Alex Molnar

    Series: Positions: Education, Politics, and Culture

    First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 23rd 2005 by Routledge

  3. Black Education

    A Transformative Research and Action Agenda for the New Century

    Edited by Joyce E. King

    Published for the American Educational Research Association by Routledge. This volume presents the findings and recommendations of the American Educational Research Association's (AERA) Commission on Research in Black Education (CORIBE) and offers new directions for research and practice. By...

    Published June 2nd 2005 by Routledge

  4. Classrooms as Learning Communities

    What's In It For Schools?

    By Chris Watkins

    Series: What's in it for schools?

    In classrooms that operate as learning communities, the social and learning purposes advance together through all participants being involved and engaged in building knowledge. This book demonstrates a new way of seeing and managing classrooms through: an integration of what's best in learning and...

    Published May 26th 2005 by Routledge

  5. Supporting Black Pupils and Parents

    Understanding and Improving Home-school Relations

    By Lorna Cork

    Drawing on her extensive teaching experience, Lorna Cork explores the day-to-day needs and expectations of black parents and their children in education. Exclusion rates of black children in the UK and around the world continue to rise, highlighting that something is very wrong with the way their...

    Published May 26th 2005 by Routledge

  6. America's Failing Schools

    How Parents and Teachers Can Cope With No Child Left Behind

    By W. James Popham

    In America's "Failing" Schools, W. James Popham provides parents and teachers explanations of No Child Left Behind as a whole, walking them through the implications for standardized testing in particular, in language that is uncomplicated and straightforward. Popham offers definitions of the law...

    Published May 2nd 2005 by Routledge

  7. Teaching and Evaluating Writing in the Age of Computers and High-Stakes Testing

    By Carl Whithaus

    This book takes on a daunting task: How do writing teachers continue to work toward preparing students for academic and real-world communication situations, while faced with the increasing use of standardized high-stakes testing? Teachers need both the technical ability to deal with this reality...

    Published April 19th 2005 by Routledge

  8. Designing Performance Assessment Systems for Urban Teacher Preparation

    Edited by Francine P. Peterman

    Designing Performance Assessment Systems for Urban Teacher Preparation presents an argument for, and invites, critical examination of teacher preparation and assessment practices--in light of both the complexity and demands of urban settings and the theories of learning and learning to teach that...

    Published April 6th 2005 by Routledge

  9. Culturally Relevant Schools

    Creating Positive Workplace Relationships and Preventing Intergroup Differences

    By Jean A. Madsen, Reitumetse Obakeng Mabokela

    The authors provide teachers and school leaders concrete suggestions to address workplace relationships; to respond to intergroup conflict; to create positive exchanges among different ethnic groups of teachers; and to create a strategic process to address diversity issues....

    Published April 2nd 2005 by Routledge

  10. Measurement and Research in the Accountability Era

    Edited by Carol Anne Dwyer

    The subject of accountability warrants thoughtful and dispassionate attention in today's educational environment. The accountability and school reform policies that are put in place today will have wide-ranging and long-lasting consequences for all of the nation's learners. This volume stems from...

    Published March 30th 2005 by Routledge