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

Chester E. Finn and Andrew E. Scanlan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691178721
eISBN:
9780691185828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691178721.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

The Advanced Placement (AP) program stands as the foremost source of college-level academics for millions of high school students in the United States and beyond. More than 22,000 schools now ... More


Working the System and Making a Difference

James L. Hallenbeck

in Palliative Care Perspectives

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195165784
eISBN:
9780199999897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165784.003.0009
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses proposed interventions to effect any significant change and improvement in the palliative care sector that can be accomplished through the initial work of one individual. It ... More


Female Activism and the Shadow State

Keely Stauter-Halsted

in The Devil's Chain: Prostitution and Social Control in Partitioned Poland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454196
eISBN:
9781501701665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454196.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the “Alfonse Pogrom” of May 1905, which gives rise to other antiprostitution initiatives that were led by female activists. During the pogrom, throngs of angry workers stormed ... More


Service-Learning in Prison Facilities: Interaction as a Source of Transformation

Shelly Schaefer Hinck, Edward A. Hinck, and Lesley A. Withers

in Working for Justice: A Handbook of Prison Education and Activism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037702
eISBN:
9780252094965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037702.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter presents a powerful case for the transformative potential of service-learning initiatives in prisons. It shows how undergraduate and graduate service-learning projects provide important ... More


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