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Competition Stiffens

Chester E. Finn and Andrew E. Scanlan

in Learning in the Fast Lane: The Past, Present, and Future of Advanced Placement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691178721
eISBN:
9780691185828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691178721.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter discusses dual credit (DC) in its complexity, with a particular focus on how it has unfolded in Texas. It also looks at several other alternatives to Advanced Placement (AP): the ... More


Something Happened While Nobody Was Looking: The Growth of International Education and the Chinese Learner

Gordon Slethaug

in International Education and the Chinese Learner

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028450
eISBN:
9789882207059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028450.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter focuses on the development of international education and the impact on Chinese learners. Recognizing the force of globalization and the need for basic education, international leaders ... More


After the Subject: Towards a Real Reform

Pete Bennett

in Doing Text: Media After the Subject

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325031
eISBN:
9781800342576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325031.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter looks at the design principles of the reforms of GCSE and A level, which have sought to reduce the number of subjects offered by outlawing 'overlap' between subjects, in other words the ... More


Double standards: everyday corporate strategies at an elite school in Argentina

Howard Prosser

in Corporate Elites and the Reform of Public Education

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447326809
eISBN:
9781447326816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326809.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter explores the way that a private “English” school in Argentina negotiates curriculum demands at the global and national level. On the one hand, its International Baccalaureate programme ... More


‘Imi Ho‘ōla:Reflections of Dreams Come True

Kelli-Ann Frank Voloch, Karen K. Sakamoto, Patrice Ming-Lei Tim Sing, Nanette Kapulani Mossman Judd, Akolea K. Ioane, and Leimomi Noel Kanagusuku

in Ho'i Hou Ka Mauli Ola: Pathways to Native Hawaiian Health

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824872731
eISBN:
9780824875718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824872731.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

The ʻImi Hoʻōla Post-Baccalaureate Program is a pathway to medical school for many underprivileged students who dream of becoming a physician. It seeks to improve healthcare in Hawaiʻi and the ... More


Inside the Black Box Schools, Centers, Degrees, and Curricula

James W. Dean Jr. and Deborah Y. Clarke

in The Insider's Guide to Working with Universities: Practical Insights for Board Members, Businesspeople, Entrepreneurs, Philanthropists, Alumni, Parents, and Administrators

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653419
eISBN:
9781469653433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653419.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter goes inside academic institutions and describes schools, centers, institutes, degree programs, and administrative units that comprise a university. We also discuss how curriculum is ... More


Teaching Theory on the High School Level

Jennifer Snodgrass

in Teaching Music Theory

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190879945
eISBN:
9780197510575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190879945.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Only 90 days separate a high school senior from a college freshman sitting in an 8:00 a.m. music theory course. However, in most cases, there is very little interaction between high school teachers ... More


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