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Waggoner, Michael D., Ed.; Walker, Nathan C., Ed. – Oxford University Press, 2018
From the founding of Harvard College in 1636 as a mission for training young clergy to the landmark 1968 Supreme Court decision in "Epperson v. Arkansas," which struck down the state's ban on teaching evolution in schools, religion and education in the United States have been inextricably linked. Still today new fights emerge over the…
Descriptors: Religion, Public Schools, Parochial Schools, Elementary Secondary Education
Gartland, Clare – Trentham Books, 2014
More skilled young people are urgently needed in science, technology, engineering and mathematics in the UK. This book indicates how policy can be developed to encourage young people to consider STEM careers. It challenges widely held assumptions about how role models help raise aspirations and support progression to Higher Education and asks…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy
Moore, James L., III, Ed.; Lewis, Chance W., Ed. – Peter Lang New York, 2012
"African American Students in Urban Schools" offers readers a critical yet comprehensive examination of the issues affecting African American students' outcomes in urban school systems and beyond. Across disciplines including teacher education, school counseling, school psychology, gifted education, career and technical education, higher…
Descriptors: Evidence, Social Justice, African American Students, Urban Schools
Brown, Elinor L., Ed.; Gibbons, Pamela E., Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2011
This volume of Global Initiatives for Equity and Social Justice takes a resource perspective toward culture, ethnicity, and race. Its purpose is to foster global dialog about race and ethnicity, with an emphasis on sharing strategies and solutions. While one might view problems stemming from racial and ethnic differences as intractable, the book's…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Race, Politics of Education, Educational Policy
Chen, Jianguo, Ed.; Wang, Chuang, Ed.; Cai, Jinfa, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2010
The book is linked to the annual theme of the 2008 CAERDA International Conference with contributing authors serving as keynote speakers, invited panelists, paper presenters, as well as specialists and educators in the field. The book provides a most comprehensive description of and a theoretically well informed and a scholarly cogent account of…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Global Education, Creative Writing, Asian Culture
Kirst, Michael W., Ed.; Venezia, Andrea, Ed. – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2004
This book reveals why so many students are entering college unprepared for college level work and often unable to complete a degree. This important book presents the findings of the Bridge Project, a major national research study conducted by Stanford University and funded by The Pew Charitable Trusts and the U.S. Department of Education. The…
Descriptors: Research Design, Educational Change, Graduation Rate, College Admission