Educational Innovation: An agenda to frame the future

By: Editor-Charles Greenawalt

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No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. ....................... .. ...... This text is a useful tool for public policymakers, education reformers, teachers, school board members, and interested citizens throughout the nation. -- William Bennett, Former United States Secretary of Education The best collection of essays on educational innovation now available. Remarkably comprehensive, unusually thoughtful, and refreshingly readable, this volume provides a balanced guide to the ideas that are shaping the future of America's schools. -- John Chubb, Founding Partner, The Edison Project Educational Innovation: An Agenda to Frame the Future is an important book, and one that will be of enormous value to teachers and school administrators, policymakers, students and scholars of education history. -- John Chubb, Founding Partner, The Edison Project Contemporary Education Education in the United States will undergo dramatic changes throughout the 1990s. Educational Innovation: An Agenda to Frame the Future is an invaluable guide for those seeking to understand these changes and act on them in their communities. -- Lamar Alexander, former U.S. Secretary of Education; former governor of Tennessee Education in the United States will undergo dramatic changes throughout the 1990s. Educational Innovation: An Agenda to Frame the Future is an invaluable guide for those seeking to understand these changes and act on them in their communities. -- Lamar Alexander, former U.S. Secretary of Education; former governor of Tennessee This text is a useful tool for public policymakers, education reformers, teachers, school board members, and interested citizens throughout the nation. -- William Bennett, Former United States Secretary of Education The best collection of essays on educational innovation now available. Remarkably comprehensive, unusually thoughtful, and refreshingly readable, this volume provides a balanced guide to the ideas that are shaping the future of America's schools. -- John Chubb, Founding Partner, The Edison Project Educational Innovation: An Agenda to Frame the Future is an important book, and one that will be of enormous value to teachers and school administrators, policymakers, students and scholars of education history. -- John Chubb, Founding Partner, The Edison Project Contemporary Education............................. TOC: xiii, 519 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm Contents: From active teaching to active learning / Susan Arisman -- Educational reform movements among the states in the last ten years / Thomas V. O'Brien -- One state's effort to redeem A nation at risk : school reform in Pennsylvania 1983-1993 / William J. Moloney -- Education and values : study, practice, and example / Denis P. Doyle -- Service-learning / Phyllis V. Walsh -- Fairness and core knowledge / E.D. Hirsch, Jr. -- Heroes and heroines and children belong together / Dennis Denenberg -- Educational assessment / J. Robert Coldiron -- School report cards / D. Michael Fisher -- Privatization, policy, and private schools : the irony of recent school reform / Bruce S. Cooper -- The educational choice movement in Pennsylvania / David M. Kirkpatrick -- Home schooling : the oldest educational innovation / Howard B. Richman -- Magnet schools/charter schools / David M. Kirkpatrick. Certification reforms for teachers and administrators / Russel M. Sutton -- Distance learning / Dorothy L. Hajdu, Deborah L. Schreckengost -- The problems of rural education / Arnold Hillman -- The essential schools movement / Frederick P. Sample -- Outcome based education / Judith Witmer -- Business support for education / Leonard S. Koshinski -- The total quality movement in education / John A. Leuenberger, Seldon V. Whitaker, Jr. -- Educational outreach programs / Charles E. Greenawalt, II -- Reform at the local level : roadblocks on the road / Ann K. Monteith -- The unionization movement in Pennsylvania education / G. Terry Madonna, James W. White -- The viewpoint of teachers on educational reform / Annette Palutis -- The viewpoint of school boards on educational reform / Thomas J. Gentzel.

Title: Educational Innovation: An agenda to frame the future

Author Name: Editor-Charles Greenawalt

Categories: Education,

Publisher: University Press Of America: December 1993

ISBN Number: 0819191949

ISBN Number 13: 9780819191946

Size: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Used - Very Good

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