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School improvement

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/9781447342144.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter concerns school improvement. It argues that, until recently, school improvement policies have either been created on little robust evidence at all, or have simply been based on the ... More


Current key issues: forms of policy and forms of equity

Stephen J. Ball

in The education debate: Policy and Politics in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349200
eISBN:
9781447303756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349200.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter addresses those aspects of current policy that relate, directly or indirectly, to issues of social equity in education. It focuses on the issue of equity and policy by looking at ... More


Educational Delusions?: Why Choice Can Deepen Inequality and How to Make Schools Fair

Gary Orfield and Erica Frankenberg

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780520274730
eISBN:
9780520955103
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274730.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

The first major battle over school choice was part of the struggle to equalize and integrate schools in the civil rights era, when it became apparent that choice could be either a serious barrier or ... More


Policy education in Japan: a study of professional graduate public policy schools

Koichiro Agata

in Policy analysis in Japan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781847429841
eISBN:
9781447311515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429841.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This paper depicts actual situations of policy education at the graduate level in Japan by studying examples of Professional Graduate Public Policy Schools, which have been established in 2003. As of ... More


A Segregating Choice?: An Overview of Charter School Policy, Enrollment Trends, and Segregation

Erica Frankenberg and Genevieve Siegel-Hawley

in Educational Delusions?: Why Choice Can Deepen Inequality and How to Make Schools Fair

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780520274730
eISBN:
9780520955103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274730.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Charter schools are the most rapidly growing sector of schools of choice, expanding largely without regard to many of the civil rights safeguards connected with earlier types of school choice. This ... More


From the classroom to the courtroom: litigating education rights in South Africa

Jason Brickhill and Yana van Leeve

in Human Rights and Equality in Education: Comparative Perspectives on the Right to Education for Minorities and Disadvantaged Groups

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447337638
eISBN:
9781447337676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447337638.003.0010
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter focuses on two streams of education litigation concerning public schools in South Africa: first, cases concerning contestation over the power to formulate policy for schools in the ... More


The (micro)politics of racial neoliberalism

Viviana Pitton

in Education Policy and Racial Biopolitics in Multicultural Cities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447320074
eISBN:
9781447320098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447320074.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter maps the event of the alternative school policy of the Toronto School Board District understood as neoliberalism, and specifically racial neoliberalism. This analysis asserts how power ... More


Curriculum Policy and Priorities in an Era of Change

Shirley S. Y. Yeung

in Curriculum Change and Innovation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139026
eISBN:
9789888180240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139026.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

In this chapter, various initiatives have been proposed, including a reinforcement of the school-based curriculum policy, a global, comprehensive curriculum reform toward Learning to Learn (LTL), as ... More


Bullying: Best Practices for Prevention and Intervention in Schools

Esther Howe, Elayne Haymes, and Tanya Tenor

in The School Practitioner's Concise Companion to Preventing Violence and Conflict

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370706
eISBN:
9780199893515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370706.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter reviews the most well-researched, evidence-based antibullying interventions: involvement of all the stakeholders in a school, prevention through life skills curricula, problem-solving ... More


Cultural warfare

Carina Gunnarson

in Cultural Warfare and Trust: Fighting the Mafia in Palermo

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076725
eISBN:
9781781701430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076725.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

While a great deal has been written on the Mafia in Sicily, there is less literature on the anti-Mafia movement. The first part of this chapter gives a general background to Leoluca Orlando's ... More


Troubled City Schools

William W. Goldsmith

in Saving Our Cities: A Progressive Plan to Transform Urban America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704314
eISBN:
9781501706035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704314.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter focuses on city schools. City schools in the United States are failing. Evidently, school policy ought to be of central concern for those concerned with cities, since not only do nearly ... More


School in contemporary Italy: structural features and current policies

Gabriele Ballarino

in The Italian welfare state in a European perspective: A comparative analysis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447316886
eISBN:
9781447316909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316886.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The chapter describes and discusses the Italian school system and school policies since the 90s from the point of view of the welfare state. First, the Italian school is described in comparative ... More


The Exurban Exchange

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/9781501700804.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter discusses the impact of suburbanization on rural school districts and looks at the invocation of local control to oppose court-ordered busing for racial desegregation. The history of ... More


Introduction: Too Much Discipline

Aaron Kupchik

in Homeroom Security: School Discipline in an Age of Fear

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748206
eISBN:
9780814749203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748206.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This introductory chapter argues that much of the new homeroom security prevalent in schools today is a response to fear and general insecurities rather than careful, evidence-based deliberation. ... More


Introduction

Kathryn M. Neckerman

in Schools Betrayed: Roots of Failure in Inner-City Education

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226569604
eISBN:
9780226569628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226569628.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This book, which illuminates the roots of failure in inner-city education, challenges, at its most general level, two fallacies. The first is the view that the failure of inner-city schools was ... More


Classroom Dynamics

Kathryn M. Neckerman

in Schools Betrayed: Roots of Failure in Inner-City Education

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226569604
eISBN:
9780226569628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226569628.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter focuses on the problems of authority and engagement. By the early 1960s, Kenneth Clark wrote, inner-city schools in Chicago were characterized by what teachers framed as problems of ... More


Conclusion

Kathryn M. Neckerman

in Schools Betrayed: Roots of Failure in Inner-City Education

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226569604
eISBN:
9780226569628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226569628.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This book has sought to explain the origins of the troubles of inner-city schooling that emerged in the 1940s and 1950s, coinciding with the changing urban conditions of the post-World War II era. ... More


Mother Teresa Meets Mayor Daley: Good Schools = Smart Politics

David L. Kirp

in Improbable Scholars: The Rebirth of a Great American School System and a Strategy for America’s Schools

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199987498
eISBN:
9780199333356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199987498.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Education

In Union City, school policy and city politics are tightly intertwined in the person of Mayor Brian Stack. Stack has been the city's unquestioned leader since 2000, winning reelection by wide ... More


Do You Believe in Me?: Promoting Hope through Quality Education and Opportunities to Learn

Valerie Maholmes

in Fostering Resilience and Well-Being in Children and Families in Poverty: Why Hope Still Matters

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199959525
eISBN:
9780199372034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199959525.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Psychology

The schooling process cultivates the cognitive skills necessary for learning and the psychosocial skills—such as persistence, focus, and perseverance—that yield benefits for youth long after their ... More


The Social Psychology of Spanish/English Bilingualism in the United States

Aída Hurtado

in Handbook of Advances in Culture and Psychology, Volume 6

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190458850
eISBN:
9780190465629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190458850.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Spanish/English bilingualism has a long history in the Unites States. In spite of historical antecedents, Spanish/English bilingualism is still considered a social problem in need of a solution. A ... More


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