Follows California’s efforts at reforming the public school system from 1983 to the present.
Summarizes findings of a long-term study of math and science education reforms in Chicago, El Paso, Memphis, and Miami.
Analyzes how teachers attempt to translate the language of reform into pedagogical action.
An inspiring story of the student-centered learning that can take place in a democratic, caring school.
Offers surprising insights into the complex worlds of women principals.
Rather than simply lamenting that there is never enough time in the school day, this book looks at the dimensions of time as a significant factor in the success and failure of many of today’s school reform efforts.
Examines the impact of the loss of expectations of permanent employment and enduring family relationships on individuals today and explores how changes in the collective endeavor to provide security could help.
Describes the process of collaborative educational reform in the context of the professional development school model. First-person stories describe how "reformed" schools and universities look and assess the impact of such reform on students, teachers, and colleges of education.
Addresses a relatively new emphasis in the educational reform movement, the attempt to improve linkages between schools, families, and communities in the delivery of support services to children.
This book traces the experiences of young French and Algerian women students in a Parisian vocational school—how they negotiate their class, gender, and ethnic/racial identities in relation to school, ...