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Title The Jossey-Bass reader on school reform / introduction by Lesley Iura.

Published San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, [2001]
©2001

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bund  370.973 JOSS {Bund81 20190820}    AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Physical description xxi, 524 pages ; 23 cm.
Series The Jossey-Bass education series.
Jossey-Bass education series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Part 1 Perspectives on Reform -- 1. Educational Situation / John Dewey 3 -- 2. Progress or Regress? / David Tyack, Larry Cuban 5 -- 3. Reformers, Radicals, and Romantics / Diane Ravitch 43 -- Part 2 Milestones -- 4. Opinion of the Court, Brown v. Board of Education / U.S. Supreme Court 91 -- 5. Soviet Education Far Ahead of U.S. / Benjamin Fine 101 -- 6. Elementary and Secondary Education Act, Title I: Helping Disadvantaged Children Meet High Standards--Part A: Improving Basic Grants Operated by School Districts 107 -- 7. Opinion of the Court, Lau v. Nichols / U.S. Supreme Court 128 -- 8. A Nation at Risk: The Imperative for Educational Reform / National Commission on Excellence in Education 135 -- 9. America's Choice: High Skills or Low Wages! Executive Summary / National Center on Education and the Economy 161 -- 10. Learning a Living: A Blueprint for High Performance--A SCANS Report for America 2000, Executive Summary / Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills, U.S. Department of Labor 171 -- 11. Goals 2000: Increasing Student Achievement Through State and Local Initiatives: Introduction / U.S. Department of Education 183 -- 12. Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS): Overview and Key Findings Across Grade Levels / National Center for Education Statistics 191 -- 13. What Matters Most: Teaching for America's Future, Executive Summary / National Commission on Teaching and America's Future 207 -- Part 3 Reform as Response to Social Diversity and Student Needs -- 14. Discussion of School Funding / Jonathan Kozol 213 -- 15. Bilingual Education: The Controversy / Richard Rothstein 218 -- 16. Full Service Vision: Responding to Critical Needs / Joy G. Dryfoos 233 -- Part 4 Reform as Restructuring the Governance and Organization of Schooling -- 17. Better Schools Through New Institutions: Giving Americans Choice / John E. Chubb, Terry M. Moe 251 -- 18. Incentives: Linking Resources, Performance, and Accountability / Eric A. Hanushek 299 -- 19. Birth of a Movement / Joe Nathan 335 -- 20. Following the Plan / Lynn Olson 352 -- 21. Assessing District Capacity / Phillip C. Schlechty 361 -- 22. A Mixed Record for Reconstitution Flashes a Yellow Light for Districts / Caroline Hendrie 382 -- 23. Personalizing Middle Schools / Nancy L. Ames, Edward Miller 388 -- Part 5 Reform Through Standards, Curriculum, Pedagogy, and Assessment -- 24. Thinking About Education in a Different Way / David C. Berliner, Bruce J. Biddle 407 -- 25. One Hundred Fifty Years of Testing / Robert Rothman 419 -- 26. With 2000 Looming, Chances of Meeting National Goals Iffy / David J. Hoff 434 -- 27. A Revolution in One Classroom: The Case of Mrs. Oublier / David K. Cohen 440 -- 28. Setting High Standards for Everyone / Mark S. Tucker, Judy B. Codding 470 -- 29. What If We Ended Social Promotion? / Robert M. Hauser 483 -- 30. Nineteen Postulates / John I. Goodlad 488 -- 31. Prologue from Horace's Compromise / Theodore R. Sizer 498 -- 32. Culture of Resistance / Robert Evans 510.
Summary This volume offers a definitive collection of articles, book excerpts, and seminal reports on educational reform and its many challenges.
Other author Jossey-Bass Inc.
Subject Educational change -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Education -- Aims and objectives -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Variant Title School reform.
ISBN 0787955248 (paperback: alk. paper)