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Education PolicyEvidence of Equity and Effectiveness

Education Policy: Evidence of Equity and Effectiveness

Stephen Gorard

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447342144
eISBN:
9781447342212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447342144.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

What has been done to achieve fairer and more efficient education systems, and what more can be done in the future? This book provides a comprehensive examination of crucial policy areas for ... More

Managing Risk in High-Stakes Faculty Employment Decisions

Managing Risk in High-Stakes Faculty Employment Decisions

Julee T. Flood and Terry L. Leap

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501728952
eISBN:
9781501728969
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501728952.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

Using a risk management framework, the book discusses the landscape of U.S. higher education and faculty employment decisions. Topics include institutional differences, challenges facing colleges and ... More

Our Higher CallingRebuilding the Partnership between America and Its Colleges and Universities

Our Higher Calling: Rebuilding the Partnership between America and Its Colleges and Universities

Holden Thorp and Buck Goldstein

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469646862
eISBN:
9781469646886
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646862.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

American higher education is strong because of a special relationship with the American public and the federal government. Misunderstandings about how higher education works have strained the ... More

Patriotic Education in a Global Age

Patriotic Education in a Global Age

Randall Curren and Charles Dorn

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226552255
eISBN:
9780226552422
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226552422.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

The central question for this book is whether schools should attempt to cultivate patriotism, and if so why, how, and with what conception of patriotism in mind. Through an integrated historical and ... More

The Politics of Public EducationReform Ideas and Issues

The Politics of Public Education: Reform Ideas and Issues

Helen M. Gunter

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447339588
eISBN:
9781447339625
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447339588.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

At a time when public education and reform agendas are changing the way we approach education, this book critically examines the key issues facing the public with implications for education policy ... More

Two Cheers for Higher Education

Two Cheers for Higher Education

Steven Brint

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691182667
eISBN:
9780691184890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182667.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

Today's headlines suggest that universities' power to advance knowledge and shape American society is rapidly declining. But this book's author has tracked numerous trends demonstrating their ... More

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