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ERIC Number: ED057154
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Pages: 271
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New Models for American Education.
Guthrie, James W.; Wynne, Edward
Contents of this book include: (1) "New Models: The Need for School Reform," James W. Guthrie--a survey of some of the past successes of our educational system, an attempt to assess present public opinion about it, and an analysis of some possible explanations for its apparent inability to perform satisfactory; (2) "National Assessment: A History and Sociology," Ralph W. Tyler; (3) "From Information to Reform, Edward Wynne"--discusses the development of means for promoting short-run change and demonstrates the manner in which an effective information system can be used as an accountability instrument capable of stimulating long-range school effectiveness; (4) "Compensatory Education," Wilson C. Riles; (5) "New Incentives for Schools," James S. Coleman; (6) "Inducing Poor Children to Learn," Effrat Feldman, and Sapolsky; (7) "The Tutorial Community Concept," Melaragro and Newmark; (8) "A Systems Approach to Reforming Schools"; (9) "The Case for Community Control of the Schools," Henry M. Levin; (10) "Education and the Suburban Poor," Allen and Famslow; (11) "A Return to the Common School: Student Composition, Achievement and the Metropolitan Educational Park," Thomas F. Pettigrew; (12) "Capital Embodiment: A New Approach to Paying for Schools," Levin Guthrie, Kleindorfer, and Stout; (13) "Recreating the Family's Role in Education," Coons, Clune, and Sugarman; and, (14) "On Mentorship," Edward Wynne--learning away from schools. (JM)
Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, N.J. ($4.00)
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