ERIC Number: ED414629
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Hot Buttons. Unraveling 10 Controversial Issues in Education.
Walling, Donovan R., Ed.
This book is a collection of essays that deal with 10 current controversial issues. The issues are also the topics of 10 recent fastbacks from the Phi Delta Kappa fastback series published between 1993 and 1996. Following the introduction, the articles include the following: (1) "Accountability" (Jack Frymier); (2) "Assessment Reform" (Herbert J. Walberg, Geneva D. Haertel, and Suzanne Gerlach-Downie); (3) "Character Education" (Kenneth Burrett and Timothy Rusnak); (4) "Charter Schools" (Lori A. Mulholland and Louann A. Bierlein); (5) "Constructivist Teaching" (John A. Zahorik); (6) "Gay and Lesbian Issues" (Donovan R. Walling); (7) "Gender Equity" (Eileen Veronica Hilke and Carol Conway-Gerhardt); (8) "Inclusion of Students with Disabilities" (Thomas P. Lombardi); (9) "School Choice" (Susan Uchitelle); and (10) "Sexual Harassment" (Dan H. Wishnietsky). (Contains references for each article.) (LMI)
Descriptors: Accountability, Charter Schools, Constructivism (Learning), Disabilities, Educational Assessment, Educational Discrimination, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Homosexuality, School Choice, Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment
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Publication Type: Books; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Phi Delta Kappa Educational Foundation, Bloomington, IN.