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Saving Alma MaterA Rescue Plan for America's Public Universities

Saving Alma Mater: A Rescue Plan for America's Public Universities

James C. Garland

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226283869
eISBN:
9780226283883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226283883.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

America's public universities educate 80% of the nation's college students. But in the wake of rising demands on state treasuries, changing demographics, growing income inequality, and legislative ... More

School Guidance and CounsellingTrends and Practices

School Guidance and Counselling: Trends and Practices

Pattie Y. Y. Luk-Fong and Yuk Ching Lee-Man (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789888083411
eISBN:
9789888268634
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083411.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

This book provides a comprehensive introduction to school guidance and counselling services in Hong Kong. It draws extensively on current research in the field, with a special emphasis on how ... More

School PrincipalManaging in Public

School Principal: Managing in Public

Dan C. Lortie

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226493480
eISBN:
9780226493503
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226493503.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

When we think about school principals, most of us imagine a figure of vague, yet intimidating authority—for an elementary school student, being sent to the principal's office is roughly on par with a ... More

Schooling SelvesAutonomy, Interdependence, and Reform in Japanese Junior High Education

Schooling Selves: Autonomy, Interdependence, and Reform in Japanese Junior High Education

Peter Cave

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226367729
eISBN:
9780226368054
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226368054.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

This book is an ethnography of lower secondary education in contemporary Japan, exploring the competing demands of autonomy, group socialization, and control in junior high school. It is based on ... More

Schools BetrayedRoots of Failure in Inner-City Education

Schools Betrayed: Roots of Failure in Inner-City Education

Kathryn M. Neckerman

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226569604
eISBN:
9780226569628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226569628.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The problems commonly associated with inner-city schools were not nearly as pervasive a century ago, when black children in most northern cities attended school alongside white children. This history ... More

The Seeds We PlantedPortraits of a Native Hawaiian Charter School

The Seeds We Planted: Portraits of a Native Hawaiian Charter School

Noelani Goodyear-Ka'opua

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680474
eISBN:
9781452947969
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680474.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Sovereign pedagogies provides an ethnographic study of Hālau Kū Māna, a public charter school that makes ʻŌiwi Hawaiʻi (Indigenous Hawaiian) culture its educational foundation. I chart connections ... More

Service-Learning in AsiaCurricular Models and Practices

Service-Learning in Asia: Curricular Models and Practices

Jun Xing (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888028467
eISBN:
9789882207387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028467.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Service-learning is a form of experiential education that combines academic study with community service. Learning occurs as students work with others through applying their academic knowledge to ... More

The Sex Education Debates

The Sex Education Debates

Nancy Kendall

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226922270
eISBN:
9780226922294
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922294.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Educating children and adolescents in public schools about sex is a deeply inflammatory act in the United States. Since the 1980s, intense political and cultural battles have been waged between ... More

Sexuality in SchoolThe Limits of Education

Sexuality in School: The Limits of Education

Jen Gilbert

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816686377
eISBN:
9781452948959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816686377.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Sexuality in School: The Limits of Education is a study of the educational breakdowns, conflicts and controversies that emerge as sexuality circulates through the spaces and relations of schooling. I ... More

Teaching Children ScienceHands-On Nature Study in North America, 1890-1930

Teaching Children Science: Hands-On Nature Study in North America, 1890-1930

Sally Kohlstedt

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226449906
eISBN:
9780226449920
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226449920.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

In the early twentieth century, a curriculum known as nature study flourished in major city school systems, streetcar suburbs, small towns, and even rural one-room schools. This object-based approach ... More

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