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School Finance A Policy Perspective

Author : Allan Odden
ISBN : 9780077824433
Genre : Education
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This text is the preeminent text in the school finance course. With newly organized and updated features, data, and cases, this text presents a clear, comprehensible discussion of how recent research in school finance, resource allocation and use for higher performance, and site-based management may impact the funding of our nationËs schools. Material in this fifth edition is designed to be fully accessible for students at both the masters and doctoral levels.

10 Strategies For Doubling Student Performance

Author : Allan R. Odden
ISBN : 9781412971478
Genre : Education
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Presents ten strategies to achieve measurable gains in student performance, including changing the curriculum, setting ambitious goals, and recruiting teachers in urban schools.

School Based Financing

Author : Margaret E. Goertz
ISBN : UOM:39015042564487
Genre : Education
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Addresses the critical issues and challenges facing state and district policy-makers working to develop school-based funding policies

Doubling Student Performance

Author : Allan R. Odden
ISBN : 1412969638
Genre : Education
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Research-based strategies for turning around low-performing schools! This valuable text combines the latest research with a national study of diverse schools that dramatically increased student achievement by implementing key strategies and reallocating resources.

Education Policy For The 21st Century

Author : Lawrence B. Joseph
ISBN : 0962675563
Genre : Education
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"Amid widespread concern that schools are failing to prepare students for workforce participation, higher education, and the economic and technological challenges of the twenty-first century, public school reform efforts across the nation have focused increasingly on standards, performance, and accountability. A particularly critical question involves improving educational opportunities for children in poverty and for other ""at-risk"" students who represent an increasing proportion of public school enrollment.Education Policy for the 21st Century examines a range of key issues in standards-based education reform. Contributors focus on educational trends and issues in metropolitan Chicago, state education policy in Illinois, lessons of Chicago school reform, and standards-based, systemic reform in other states. The volume also includes chapters on standards and assessment in school accountability systems, effects of school spending on student achievement, and ""building-level"" obstacles to urban school reform.Presenting valuable data and a variety of perspectives, this book illuminates both the challenges and opportunities presented by standards-based education reform."

Reallocating Resources

Author : Allan Odden
ISBN : 0761976531
Genre : Education
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Real-life examples show how schools have achieved improved education through a five-step process—without new monies!

School Finance And California S Master Plan For Education

Author : Jon Sonstelie
ISBN : 9781582130347
Genre : Education
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Who Governs Our Schools

Author : David T. Conley
ISBN : 9780807743324
Genre : Education
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This book provides valuable insights into a dynamic structural change that is being experienced, but not completely understood, by educators and policymakers alike--the transfer of power from the local to the state and national levels. What will become of our public schools in this new era of leadership? The author traces the origins of this process, examines the implications, and considers where these changes might lead. This extremely timely volume: -Explores the direction of education policy and the ways in which both policymakers and educators can adapt and provide leadership in this new landscape.-Offers a concise, accessible summary of a multitude of specific programs and policies, helping us to think more systematically about the shifts in power relationships among education governance levels.-Presents an outline of actions that can be taken at the local, state, and national levels to help facilitate better working relationship and to help improve schools.-Examines the new federal role and recent federal legislation, including the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001.

Diversity In Schools

Author : Frank Brown
ISBN : 9781452266664
Genre : Education
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Education of America's school children always has been and always will be a hot-button issue. From what should be taught to how to pay for education to how to keep kids safe in schools, impassioned debates emerge and mushroom, both within the scholarly community and among the general public. This volume in the point/counterpoint Debating Issues in American Education reference series tackles the topic of diversity in schools. Fifteen to twenty chapters explore such varied issues as ability grouping, affirmative action, bilingual education, gender bias, illegal aliens in the classroom, mainstreaming and inclusion, and more. Each chapter opens with an introductory essay by the volume editor, followed by point/counterpoint articles written and signed by invited experts, and concludes with Further Readings and Resources, thus providing readers with views on multiple sides of diversity issues in America's schools and pointing them toward more in-depth resources for further exploration.

School Finance

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ISBN : 9781412987578
Genre : Education
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"This issues-based reference set on education in the United States tackles broad, contentious topics that have prompted debate and discussion within the education community. The volumes focus on pre-school through secondary education and explore prominent and perennially important debates. This set is an essential reference resource for undergraduate students within schools of education and related fields including educational administration, educational psychology, school psychology, human development, and more"--Publisher website.

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