ERIC Number: ED415223
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Common Schools, Uncommon Futures: A Working Consensus for School Renewal.
Kogan, Barry S., Ed.
This book examines the agenda of public education, offering formal presentations from a 1994 symposium on educational finance and a 1994 conference on rethinking public education. There are 12 chapters: (1) "School Reform: The Riddle of Change and Stability" (Larry Cuban); (2) "What Are We Learning about Learning in Schools?" (Jerome Bruner); (3) "Learning, Teaching, and Existential Meaning" (Nel Noddings); (4) "Habits of Mind: Democratic Values and the Creation of Effective Learning Communities" (Deborah Meier); (5) "Mobilizing Schools and Communities to Develop Ethics and Social Responsibility" (Edward T. Joyner); (6) "Professional Development: Learning from Experience" (Lee S. Shulman); (7) "Preparing Teachers for Twenty-First-Century Schools: Teacher Learning in Global Perspective" (Albert Shanker); (8) "Bringing Success to Scale in Public Education: Strategy, Designs, and New American Schools" (John L. Anderson); (9) "Building Bridges: How to Make Business-Education Partnerships Work" (Robert L. Wehling); (10) "Equity and Liberty in Education Funding" (Kern Alexander); (11) "Equity, Adequacy, and Variable Spending in Public Education" (Richard A. Rossmiller); and (12) "An American Primer: A Guide to Democratic School Reform" (Joseph Featherstone). (SM)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Access to Education, Child Development, Classroom Techniques, Democratic Values, Educational Change, Educational Environment, Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Ethics, Existentialism, Faculty Development, Foreign Countries, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Partnerships in Education, Politics of Education, Public Education, School Business Relationship, School Funds, Social Responsibility, Teacher Student Relationship
Teachers College Press, 1234 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10027 (paper: ISBN-0-8077-3654-6; cloth: ISBN-0-8073-3655-4).
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