ERIC Number: ED441279
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Selected Readings on School Reform Summer 1999.
Selected Readings on School Reform, v3 n1 Sum 1999
This compilation of reprinted journal and newspaper articles covers the following topics: (1) The Front Lines; (2) Federal Policy; (3) Charter Schools; (4) School Choice; (5) Standards, Tests, and Accountability; (6) Teacher Quality; (7) Curriculum and Content; (8) Higher Education; and (9) Grab Bag. Each section is preceded by commentaries on the subject. In "Network Notes" reviews of selected publications, books and reports are included. Information about obtaining copies and their prices is provided. Articles include: (1) "Bush Beats the Blob" (Tucker Carlson); (2) "Gore Seizes Education as Campaign Platform" (Ethan Bronner); (3) "A School of Your Own" (James Traub); (4) "A Bold Experiment to Fix City Schools" (Matthew Miller); (5) "Ohio Lowering Reading Standards" (Michael Hawthorne); (6) "A Call for Education Change" (Jay Matthews); (7) "In Search of...Brain-Based Education" (John T. Bruer); (8) "The Class of Prop. 209" (James Traub); and (9) "What the Public Schools Can Learn From Hollywood and George W. Bush" (Christian Peters). (DFR)
Descriptors: Certification, Charter Schools, College Preparation, Competency Based Education, Core Curriculum, Disadvantaged Environment, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, National Programs, Nontraditional Education, School Choice, Scores, Sedatives, Standardized Tests, Teacher Associations, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Student Ratio
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