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Modifying the Liberal Educational Ideal

Meira Levinson

in The Demands of Liberal Education

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250448
eISBN:
9780191599750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250448.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Examines four objections stemming from the clash of theory (that liberalism requires the institution of compulsory, autonomy‐driven schools regardless of parental preferences) and intuition (that ... More


Learning beyond institutions

Stephen Gorard

in Education Policy: Evidence of Equity and Effectiveness

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447342144
eISBN:
9781447342212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447342144.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter summarises in three strands the common theme of learning or raising academic attainment outside of normal school (or other educational institution) hours. The strands concern ... More


Interventions targeting childhood obesity involving parents

Nancy Espinoza, Guadalupe X. Ayala, and Elva M. Arredondo

in Childhood Obesity Prevention: International Research, Controversies and Interventions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199572915
eISBN:
9780191595110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572915.003.0026
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses the role of parents in the prevention of childhood obesity, with a particular focus on how best to involve parents in treatment as well as preventive efforts. Parental ... More


Adapting and Applying the Evidence

James C. Raines

in Evidence-Based Practice in School Mental Health

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195366266
eISBN:
9780199864027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366266.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Research and Evaluation

This chapter begins with a discussion about the integration of science and art in therapy. Combining scientifically-based research and the art of the therapeutic relationship requires considerable ... More


Education: Could Do Better

Janys M Scott

in Law Making and the Scottish Parliament: The Early Years

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640195
eISBN:
9780748651498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640195.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The Scottish Parliament passed no less than fourteen education statutes between the beginning of 2000 and the end of 2009. This is hardly surprising given the importance of education to the future of ... More


“This School Can Be Way Better!”: Transforming Grant Elementary

Maia Bloomfield Cucchiara

in Marketing Schools, Marketing Cities: Who Wins and Who Loses When Schools Become Urban Amenities

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226016658
eISBN:
9780226016962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226016962.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter first examines parents’ activities at Grant, considering the involvement and agendas of different groups, and shows that although parental involvement was not limited to the middle and ... More


The First Lessons—Part 1: Preparation; Parental Involvement; Aural Skills; Rhythmic Training; Written Theory

Karel Butz

in Achieving Musical Success in the String Classroom

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190602888
eISBN:
9780190052652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190602888.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

Topics regarding preparation for the first year orchestra class are addressed that include finding the proper instrument sizing, attaching fingerboard markings, obtaining instrument supplies, ... More


What Works, and Why?

JOY G. DRYFOOS

in Safe Passage: Making It through Adolescence in a Risky Society: What Parents, Schools, and Communities Can Do

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195137859
eISBN:
9780199846948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137859.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter looks at what works to help young people overcome the barriers to Safe Passage. It summarizes the lessons learned about program components and compiles those factors that successful ... More


The Implementation of Plyler v. Doe

Michael A. Olivas

in No Undocumented Child Left Behind: Plyler v. Doe and the Education of Undocumented Schoolchildren

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814762448
eISBN:
9780814762455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762448.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses various problems and issues that have arisen in the actual implementation of the decision. No case is self-implementing, and additional litigation, advocacy, and monitoring ... More


The Battle of Ideas

Campbell F. Scribner

in The Fight for Local Control: Schools, Suburbs, and American Democracy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501700804
eISBN:
9781501704116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700804.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter examines curricular disputes. The roots of curricular conflict frequently lie in changing structures of school governance and realignments of political power. Thus, controversy is never ... More


Safe Passage Schools

JOY G. DRYFOOS

in Safe Passage: Making It through Adolescence in a Risky Society: What Parents, Schools, and Communities Can Do

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195137859
eISBN:
9780199846948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137859.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter suggests what one responsive Safe Passage school might look like. This Safe Passage school is an inner-city middle school with 1,000 students in grades six to eight. The building is ... More


Contesting the Myth of Uncaring: Latina/o Parents Advocating for Their Children

Carolyn Colvin, Jay Arduser, and Elizabeth Willmore

in The Latina/o Midwest Reader

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041211
eISBN:
9780252099809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041211.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter explores and challenge the perception that immigrant parents demonstrate a kind of caring and advocacy that differs from dominant majority parents. It situates the case of one Salvadoran ... More


3 The Implementation of Plyler v. Doe

Michael A. Olivas

in No Undocumented Child Left Behind: Plyler v. Doe and the Education of Undocumented Schoolchildren

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814762448
eISBN:
9780814762455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762448.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses various problems and issues that have arisen in the actual implementation of the decision. No case is self-implementing, and additional litigation, advocacy, and monitoring ... More


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