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ERIC Number: ED431836
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: 217
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-8204-3811-1
ISSN: ISSN-1058-1634
For Mortal Stakes: Solutions for Schools and Society. Counterpoints Vol. 61.
Cummins, Paul F.; Cummins, Anna K.
Each chapter of this book is a call for action to help children in the United States. Some chapters focus on education, and others deal with the political and social changes needed if schools are to succeed. The chapters are: (1) "The Goals of Education"; (2) "Anger and Alienation: What To Do about it"; (3) "The Power of the Arts"; (4) "Mysteries: Educating for Hope and Community"; (5) "The New Social Studies, Part I: Global Issues"; (6) "The New Social Studies, Part II: American Issues"; (7) "A New Cosmology: Honoring the Blue Planet"; (8) "Advancing to Less"; (9) "Who Will Tell the Children?"; (10) "Crossroads: A Carnival That Works"; (11) "Independent Schools: Institutional Community Service"; (12) "The Quest for Unity: One Language, Many Stories"; (13) "Gender Issues: She, He, and We" (Anna K. Cummins); (14) "A Marshall Plan for Black America"; (15) "Soiling Children in America"; (16) "Funding Solutions: Part I"; (17) "Funding Solutions: Part II"; (18) "A Curriculum for the Soul"; and (19) "Coda." Includes a list of 248 sources for further reading. (Contains 68 references.) (SLD)
Bramble Books, 4001 S. Decatur Blvd., #37-406, Las Vegas, NV 89103; Peter Lang Publishing, Inc., New York, NY.
Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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