Combines servant-leadership and feminism into a new understanding of leadership.
Offers insight into race-based disparities in higher education and practical tools for advancing racial equity on college and university campuses.
Offers a vision for innovation in higher education focused on societal progress and human development, as well as for higher education's role within a broader culture of innovation.
Brings together scholars and higher education system leaders to highlight concrete examples of system change and realignment to advance student success.
Examines policies, norms, and classroom practices of the US and Mexican education systems, with the aim of preparing educators to understand and help transnational children and youth.
Argues that plantation life, its racialized inequities, and the ongoing struggle against them are embedded in not only the physical structures but also the everyday workings of higher education.
Explores the impact of shared governance in times of campus and system transition.
Analyzes twelve strategic planning efforts in higher education in eight countries in Asia and Africa.
A unique examination of how faculty and university administrators understand their work and professional identities under neoliberalism.
A thought-provoking overview of the many challenges facing higher education and how to deal with them by a leading thinker in the field.
An ethnography of Russian teacher education reforms as scripted performances of political theater.
A trilogy exploring different aspects of shared governance in higher education.
Offers valuable insights into the governance process in higher education.
Offers practical advice for achieving shared governance in higher education.
Demonstrates the impact of global education partnerships related to information access.
Demonstrates how educators and policymakers should treat the intertwined nature of immigrant education and social progress in order to improve current policies and practices.
Demonstrates how critical race theory can be useful in real-world situations.
Examines how states, schools, and postsecondary institutions might best help improve college readiness and completion.
Assesses the challenges plaguing our higher education system through selections of Ernest L. Boyer’s writings
Focuses on the opportunities and challenges of using the science of change to improve the academic enterprise.
Tells the fascinating story of the Progressive Education movement of the 1930s and 1940s.
Examines the life of education activist Audrey Cohen and her founding of Metropolitan College of New York.
Chronicles the development of a framework for collective impact in education through the perspectives of its founders and lessons learned from pioneering sites.
The first comprehensive history of principals in the United States.
Witty, savvy, incisive, and entertaining short essays on the culture, mores, and practices of higher education.
A comprehensive examination of the relationship between higher education, state government, and economic development.
Demonstrates how ingrained ideas of race created and sustain the achievement gap in U. S. schools.
Detailed study of how real education reform works.
The inspiring history of NYSUT, New York State’s largest union, and a powerful progressive force in the state and in the country.
Raises provocative questions about the efficacy, viability, and sustainability of professional learning communities.
A guide to decision making for school administrators.
Argues against the “culture of science” currently dominating education discourse and in favor of a more critical understanding of various modes of inquiry.
Provides practical advice for educators struggling for change.
Demonstrates the many devastating and interrelated threats that punitive policies like “zero tolerance” pose to youth, schooling, and democracy.
Provides a clear assessment of all sides of the school choice debate.
An authoritative and provocative discussion of the key issues surrounding grade inflation and its possible effects on academic excellence.
Analyzes educational reform in the second half of the twentieth century through the political career of Jimmy Carter and his influence on educational policy.
Follows California’s efforts at reforming the public school system from 1983 to the present.
A fresh look at study abroad programs on American college and university campuses.
Tells the story of the decline and near bankruptcy of a major American university, and how its dramatic turnaround was quickly achieved.
How faculty and administrators at research universities can create a shared sense of values.
Describes and analyzes nation-leading school reforms in Florida.
Examines the legal and political details of school funding reform in New York, Vermont, and Ontario.
Reports on the challenges facing California and the nation in providing access to higher education during a time of demographic change.
Provides the most up-to-date and comprehensive review of contemporary research in education policy implementation.
Tells the story of how two philanthropists promised each of the 112 graduating sixth graders at Belmont Elementary, a school in one of Philadelphia’s poorest neighborhoods, a fully paid college education to the institution of their choice.
Teachers, community activists, and parents acknowledge and applaud democratic educational systems that establish partnerships between universities and the urban communities they serve.
A resource to help institutions navigate the choppy waters of reform.
Discusses state supreme courts and funding equity reform in Texas, Kentucky, and North Dakota.
Examines current trends toward increasing links between industry and academia and the resulting commercialization of universities as they seek to capitalize their research.
Arnstine shows how schools have been distracted from education by reformers urging higher standards—the code word for higher test scores. But education is revealed in the dispositions a person has: ...
This book shows how schools help people to cope with disasters and rebuild their communities.
This book systematically analyzes the evidence on four key issues that have divided commentators on the community college: The community college's impact on students, business, and the universities; the ...
This book introduces multiculturalism and its relationship to education and schooling, while also highlighting current approaches to multicultural education and placing them in a broad comparative and ...
Clark Kerr, one of the nation's foremost educators and commentators on the educational scene, examines emerging problems that he predicts will influence the near future of higher education. These include ...
This book analyzes the organizational interface between the public and higher education sectors as policy leaders experiment with cooperative strategies to optimize legislative appropriations, compete ...
The reform of teacher education has been a focal point of state action in industrial countries since the early 1980s. Given this convergence of educational and governmental activity, the studies presented ...
In this bold, provocative supplemental text for the field of educational administration, Colleen Capper and contributors challenge administrators, policymakers, practitioners, and communities to confront ...
This book explores the circumstances of at-risk students and argues that well-intentioned policymakers and educators run the risk of making matters worse rather than better for these students, even if ...
In the context of the growing debate over the relationship between humanities education and the future of liberal democracy, To Be One of Us surveys in dialectical fashion several contemporary humanist ...
Making all children "ready to learn" is the first, and probably the most important, national education goal for the year 2000. What does it mean for children to be "ready to learn?"
This book is about ...
This book analyzes the issues surrounding civilian national service policy from a fresh and original perspective. The author connects national service programs to the political theories of civic republicanism ...
This book examines the way in which elementary schooling can be used as a means to encourage critical democracy in the United States. It focuses primarily on the dialectical tensions and issues that emerge ...
The authors of this book question the assumptions of the psychometric paradigm that underlie virtually all criterion-referenced and standardized tests used in North American schools. They make a compelling ...
This supplemental text for educational policy, administration, and program evaluation courses provides a framework for examining the following crucial questions. To what extent have state and federal ...
This book examines how teacher incentive pay and career ladder programs have been implemented—what forms they've taken; what issues arose as programs were established; what their impact has been so ...
By providing new understanding and insights into the backgrounds and experiences of women pursuing administrative careers in education, Pushing the Limits fills a critical void in the existing literature. ...
With critical attention focused on education, and the teaching profession itself under close scrutiny by federal, state, and local officials and governing boards, a heightened sense of the need to attract ...
In this important new collection Murphy and Hallinger bring together descriptions of a wide range of the new models in use in educational administrative training. Most of these eleven models have developed ...
This book summarizes nearly fifteen years of research in schools—research geared toward understanding and describing the change process as experienced by its participants. It addresses the question: ...
This unique study is the first large-scale sociological analysis of teacher burnout, linking it with alienation, commitment, and turnover in the educational profession. In the process of doing so, Anthony ...
An important contribution to the literature in administration, Evaluation-Based Leadership moves school leaders and decision-makers toward a new model of operation rooted in evaluation. Responding to ...