Schooling for All

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ISBN: 0520062523
Release Date: 1985
Number of pages: 258
Author: Ira Katznelson
Publisher: Univ of California Press

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Brown v Board of Education

Filename: brown-v-board-of-education.pdf
ISBN: 0894904698
Release Date: 1994-08
Number of pages: 128
Author: Harvey Fireside
Publisher: Enslow Pub Inc

Download and read online Brown v Board of Education in PDF and EPUB Describes the background and circumstances, presents both arguments, and discusses the decision and its impact

Achieving Schooling for All in Africa

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ISBN: 0754638073
Release Date: 2003
Number of pages: 297
Author: Christopher Colclough
Publisher: Gower Publishing, Ltd.

Download and read online Achieving Schooling for All in Africa in PDF and EPUB Sub-Saharan Africa has the lowest primary enrolments of any major region in the developing world and the number of children out of school is increasing faster in SSA than elsewhere. This timely study (in line with the Millennium Development Goals) examines the methods adopted by the international community to tackle the chronic problems of schooling and poverty in developing countries.This book will appeal to researchers and teachers on African development, officials in international agencies working on education and development and Government officials in African education.

Effective Schools for All

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ISBN: UOM:39015022052263
Release Date: 1991
Number of pages: 231
Author: Mel Ainscow
Publisher: David Fulton Publishers

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Education for Life

Filename: education-for-life.pdf
ISBN: UVA:X002072715
Release Date: 1991
Number of pages: 138
Author: Elaine Cosser

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Schools for All Kinds of Minds

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ISBN: 0470609486
Release Date: 2010-03-09
Number of pages: 288
Author: Mary-Dean Barringer
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Download and read online Schools for All Kinds of Minds in PDF and EPUB This book shows how schools can--and must--develop expertise in "learning variation" (understanding how different kinds of minds learn) and apply this knowledge to classroom instruction in order to address the chronic learning challenges and achievement gap faced by millions of students. Barringer shows how using what we know about learning variation with a focus on discovering learning strengths, not just deficits, can help schools create plans for success for those students who often find it elusive. The book specifically addresses how school leaders can incorporate this knowledge into instructional practice and school-level policy through various professional development strategies. Schools for All Kinds of Minds: Provides a readable synthesis of the latest research from neuroscience, cognitive science, and child and adolescent development as it relates to understanding learning and its many variations. Links this information to strategies for understanding struggling learners and adapting school practices to accommodate a wider array of learning differences in a classroom. Demonstrates how this understanding of learning variation can change the way teachers and others help students succeed in various academic and content areas and acquire necessary 21st century skills. Includes discussion questions and facilitator guidelines for staff developers and teacher education programs; downloadable forms that accompany exercises from within the book; an action plan for schools to implement the ideas found in the book; and more.

Schooling for All

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ISBN: 0199467056
Release Date: 2016-08-30
Number of pages: 256
Author: V. Santhakumar
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Download and read online Schooling for All in PDF and EPUB Does substantial expansion of educational facilities by itself create the required demand for education? Since demand for education depends on many socio-economic, political, and religious factors, is the supply of free schooling alone adequate? Schooling for All demonstrates that there is still a substantial need to create demand for schooling among all levels of society, especially in those socio-economic groups which are yet to see the importance of education. The volume critically analyses the primary drawbacks of the Indian education system-non-enrolment, dropouts, irregular attendance, and inadequate learning. It establishes the need to strongly encourage parents to recognize the importance of education for their children's future. Arguing that supply-side strategies-free education, midday meals, opening more schools-have not proved effective since the problem of inadequate demand is much larger, the authors delineate the measures that are required to boost the demand for education in India.

Leading an Inclusive School

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ISBN: 9781416622864
Release Date: 2016-12-06
Number of pages: 202
Author: Richard A. Villa
Publisher: ASCD

Download and read online Leading an Inclusive School in PDF and EPUB Richard A. Villa and Jacqueline S. Thousand provide an in-depth, research-based guide for ensuring that your school provides the federally guaranteed "least restrictive environment" for students no matter the severity of the challenges they face. Leading an Inclusive School: Access and Success for ALL Students offers administrators, teachers, and other educators working to promote inclusion a wealth of information about • the history and research base of inclusive education in the United States, including pivotal amendments to and reauthorizations of the EHCA, landmark court cases, and the philosophical underpinnings of the movement; • essential curricular and instructional practices for inclusive schools, such as heterogeneous grouping, creative problem solving, and co-teaching; • powerful organizational structures such as Multitiered System of Support and Schoolwide Positive Behavior Supports to help optimize the benefits of differentiation for all students; and • a conceptual framework for coordinating educational initiatives and best practices for educating all students in general education. Also included are vivid personal stories of students with disabilities that illustrate how these students flourish when they learn alongside their general education peers. Educators who are serious about committing to the success of learners at all levels of perceived physical, intellectual, communication, and social/emotional ability will find the examples, advice, and tools in this book indispensable for planning, implementing, and promoting inclusion in their schools.

Schools for All

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ISBN: 9780813164915
Release Date: 2015-01-13
Number of pages: 192
Author: William Preston Vaughn
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky

Download and read online Schools for All in PDF and EPUB Schools for All provides the first in-depth study of black education in Southern public schools and universities during the twelve-year Reconstruction period which followed the Civil War. In the antebellum South, the teaching of African Americans was sporadic and usually in contravention to state laws. During the war, Northern religious and philanthropic organizations initiated efforts to educate slaves. The army, and later the Freedmen's Bureau, became actively involved in freed-men's education. By 1870, however, a shortage of funds for the work forced the bureau to cease its work, at which time the states took over control of the African American schools. In an extensive study of records from the period, William Preston Vaughn traces the development -- the successes as well as the failures -- of the early attempts of the states to promote education for African Americans and in some instances to establish integration. While public schools in the South were not an innovation of Reconstruction, their revitalization and provision to both races were among the most important achievements of the period, despite the pressure from whites in most areas which forced the establishment of segregated education. Despite the ultimate failure to establish an integrated public school system anywhere in the South, many positive achievements were attained. Although the idealism of the political Reconstructionists fell short of its immediate goals in the realm of public education, precedents were established for integrated schools, and the constitutional revisions achieved through the Fourteenth and Fifteenth amendments laid the groundwork for subsequent successful assaults on segregated education.

Rethinking School Leadership Creating Great Schools for All Students

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ISBN: 9781105685361
Release Date: 2012-05
Number of pages: 246
Author: J-C Couture

Download and read online Rethinking School Leadership Creating Great Schools for All Students in PDF and EPUB We began, prompted by the late Chris Gonnet, Superintendent of Grande Prairie Public Schools, to explore the question 'What Makes a Great School?'in December 2010 at a meeting in Boston. We concluded that it involved many inter-connected elements, but that the key components were focused teacher leadership enabled by being empowered and resourced to make a difference. Rethinking Leadership sees evidence-informed practice as the fulcrum point for leveraging school improvement, especially if it systematically supported within a systematic way at the jurisdiction and provincial levels to build school leadership capacity. We also concluded that the framing conditions for the work of the school - the provincial/ state policies, curriculum requirements, financial arrangements, assessment regimes as well as the policies of school boards and districts - either enables or impairs the ability of a team within the school to create a great school for all students.

Inequality for All

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ISBN: 9780807771082
Release Date: 2015-04-17
Number of pages: 283
Author: William Schmidt and Curtis McKnight
Publisher: Teachers College Press

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Rethinking Equity Creating a Great School for All

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ISBN: 9781304278661
Release Date: 2013
Number of pages: 146
Author: J-C Couture, PhD

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Home Schooling

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ISBN: 1590334833
Release Date: 2007
Number of pages: 87
Author: Frederick M. Lawrence
Publisher: Nova Publishers

Download and read online Home Schooling in PDF and EPUB From left to right on the political spectrum, there is at least one note of agreement: the nations school system has not delivered universal quality education. Accordingly, debate has raged over how to rectify this situation. Should the government increase funding, encourage privatisation, some of both? Another option, though, has emerged and is seemingly gaining popularity -- home schooling. Citing both substandard education and displeasure with school environments and curricula, many parents have decided to teach their own children. Supporters say it is well within their rights to raise their children as they see fit and that at-home learning is superior to the public system. Detractors claim that home-schooled children are deprived of social interaction and the broad-based education provided by the system. Neither side wants to cede ground, making the issue of home schooling an integral part of a wider national debate on education. In this book, the specific topic of home schooling is presented from all relevant sides to give a complete picture of the present status of the issue and its potential for future resolution. Following this overview is a thorough and carefully selected bibliography of literature about home schooling from all viewpoints. Easy access to his important resource is then provided via author, title, and subject indexes.

Understanding the Development of Inclusive Schools

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ISBN: 9781135711771
Release Date: 2002-01-04
Number of pages: 256
Author: Mel Ainscow
Publisher: Routledge

Download and read online Understanding the Development of Inclusive Schools in PDF and EPUB The current emphasis on individualised intervention programmes for students with special needs may not only be impractical, but also undesirable. This book compares and contrasts special needs approaches with school effectiveness strategies. The author sets out theories about inclusive schooling that arise out of a detailed scrutiny of practice. The link between theory and practice will be welcomed by many practitioners. With extensive examples from the field to illustrate Ainscow's ideas, this is an eminently accessible text.

Idea of Popular Schooling in Upper Canada

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ISBN: 9780773587038
Release Date: 2012-09-01
Number of pages: 248
Author: Anthony Di Mascio
Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP

Download and read online Idea of Popular Schooling in Upper Canada in PDF and EPUB In The Idea of Popular Schooling in Upper Canada, Anthony Di Mascio analyzes debates about education in the burgeoning print culture of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. In it, he finds that a widespread movement for popular schooling in Upper Canada began in earnest from the time of the colony's first Loyalist settlers. Reviving the voices of Upper Canada's earliest school advocates, Di Mascio reveals the lively public discussion about the need for a common system of schooling for all the colony's children. Despite different and often contentious opinions on the means and ends of schooling, there was widespread agreement about its need by the 1830s, when the debate was no longer about whether a popular system of schooling was desirable, but about what kinds of schools would be established. The making of educational legislation in Upper Canada was a process in which many inhabitants, both inside and outside of government, participated. The Idea of Popular Schooling in Upper Canada is the first full survey of schooling in Canada to focus on the pre-1840 period and how it framed policy debates that continue to the present day.