Brookings Papers on Education Policy, 1999

Brookings Papers on Education Policy, 1999

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This second annual issue of the series focuses on the state of urban education in America. It provides in-depth, jargon-free analysis of the most important issues in education todayfrom some of the country's leading experts. Edited by Diane Ravitch, one of the nation's foremost education authorities, Brookings Papers on Education Policy is an indispensable guide to understanding education trends and emerging issues. Contents include: q History of Urban Education in this Centuryq by Jeffrey Mirel, Emory University q School Reform in Chicagoq by Anthony Bryk, University of Chicago q Lessons from Houstonq by Donald McAdams, Houston Independent School Board q Problems of Managing a Big-City School Systemq by Stanley Litow, IBM Corporation q Single-Sex Schooling: Law, Policy, and Researchq by Rosemary C. Salomone, St. John's University School of Law q How Litigation Has Undermined Schoolsq by Abigail Thernstrom, Manhattan Institute/Massachusetts Board of Education q Creating Successful Urban Schoolsq by James Comer, Yale Child Study Center q Voucher Experimentsq by Paul Peterson, Harvard University q Proposed Reforms of Governanceq by Paul Hill, University of WashingtonThe Cleveland Scholarship Program, serving students in kindergarten through grade three, was established by the state of Ohio ... Similar programs were announced in 1998 in Dayton and Washington, D.C.; scholarship recipients began theiranbsp;...

Title:Brookings Papers on Education Policy, 1999
Author: Diane Ravitch
Publisher:Brookings Institution Press - 1999-02-01

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