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McClellan, George S.; Hutchens, Neal H. – Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, Ltd, 2021
This book contains vital information on the historical, philosophical, and legal foundations for shared governance, and it makes the link between fundamentals of law and policy as related to professional practice in student affairs. Practical insights and suggestions for student affairs are offered for practitioners at all levels to ensure…
Descriptors: Participative Decision Making, Governance, Higher Education, Educational History
Moore, Sarah C. K. – Multilingual Matters, 2021
This book traces a history of bilingual education in the US, unveiling the pervasive role of politics and its influence on integrity of policy implementation. It introduces readers to once nationwide, systemic supports for diverse bilingual educational programs and situates particular instances and phases of its expansion and decline within…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Educational History, Politics of Education, Educational Policy
Doney, Jonathan – Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics, 2021
This book presents the theoretical basis and practical steps involved in using Statement Archaeology, an innovative method that enhances understandings of policy development, exemplifying its use in relation to one curriculum subject, Religious Education. The book is the first of its kind to fully describe the theoretical foundations of Statement…
Descriptors: Archaeology, Religious Education, Educational Policy, Politics of Education
Marshall, Catherine; Gerstl-Pepin, Cynthia; Johnson, Mark – Teachers College Press, 2020
Employing a social justice framework, this book provides educational leaders and practitioners with tools and strategies for grappling with the political fray of education politics. The framework offers ways to critique, challenge, and alter social, cultural, and political patterns in organizations and systems that perpetuate inequities. The…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Politics of Education, Governance, Policy Formation
Kariya, Takehiko; Rappleye, Jeremy – Teachers College Press, 2020
How has schooling functioned in the construction of meritocratic national systems historically? To what extent will these historical patterns and normative commitments continue in the new era of a global meritocracy? And ultimately, how can educators effectively balance the inherent tension between individual merit and standardized quality? Kariya…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Equal Education, Educational History, Educational Policy
Miller, Gary E., Ed.; Ives, Kathleen S., Ed. – Stylus Publishing LLC, 2020
eLearning has entered the mainstream of higher education as an agent of strategic change. This transformation requires eLearning leaders to develop the skills to innovate successfully at a time of heightened competition and rapid technological change. In this environment eLearning leaders must act within their institutions as much more than…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Higher Education, Change Strategies, Leadership Effectiveness
Trowler, Paul – Oxford University Press, 2020
This book offers a new perspective on the professional world of higher education. Using social practice theory, it presents a practice sensibility rooted in concepts which illuminate teaching and learning contexts. The book takes the reader through the social processes occurring within higher education institutions which shape contexts and…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Change Strategies, Higher Education, Educational Policy
Gates, Susan M.; Woo, Ashley; Xenakis, Lea; Wang, Elaine Lin; Herman, Rebecca; Andrew, Megan; Todd, Ivy – RAND Corporation, 2020
State policymakers, including state leaders, districts, and professional associations, play a role in fostering an environment that supports the development of effective school principals, with the broad policy objective of achieving high principal quality across the state. This report examines how seven states use state policy levers to advance…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Principals, State Policy, Educational Policy
Wagemaker, Hans, Ed. – International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, 2020
Although International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement-pioneered international large-scale assessment (ILSA) of education is now a well-established science, non-practitioners and many users often substantially misunderstand how large-scale assessments are conducted, what questions and challenges they are designed to…
Descriptors: International Assessment, Achievement Tests, Educational Assessment, Comparative Analysis
McDonnell, Lorraine M.; Weatherford, M. Stephen – Harvard Education Press, 2020
In "Evidence, Politics, and Education Policy," political scientists Lorraine M. McDonnell and M. Stephen Weatherford provide an original analysis of evidence use in education policymaking to help scholars and advocates shape policy more effectively. The book shows how multiple types of evidence are combined as elected officials and their…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Politics of Education, Policy Formation, Public Officials
Somers, Patricia, Ed.; Valentine, Matt, Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2020
In this volume, editors Patricia Somers and Matt Valentine lead an examination of the unintended consequences of campus gun policy and showcase voices from the college community who are grappling with the questions, issues, and consequences that have emerged at their respective institutions. While making the case that campus carry legislation is…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Policy, School Policy, Weapons
Schmidt, Patrick – Oxford University Press, 2019
Both in concept and in practice, policy has permeated the deepest recesses of civil society and has had particular impact on the lives of those who are actively connected to the educational process. For music teachers in particular, policy can evoke images of a forbidden environment beyond one's day-to-day duties and responsibilities. Nothing,…
Descriptors: Music Teachers, Music Education, Educational Policy, Educational Practices
Roegman, Rachel; Allen, David; Leverett, Larry; Thompson, Scott; Hatch, Thomas – Corwin, 2019
Why are equity visits such a critical first step to increasing opportunity and access for our under-served students? Because they take instructional rounds to a new level, providing a powerful lens for investigating the intersections of equity and instruction. After all, how can we possibly deliver equitable learning experiences. That is where…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Instructional Leadership, Racial Bias, School Administration
Urban, Jennifer Brown, Ed.; Linver, Miriam R., Ed. – APA Books, 2019
After years of hard work and many long hours, you've finally finished your dissertation and earned your doctorate. You've persevered through many challenges, but one dilemma still lies before you: What will you do with your degree? Many graduates go on to pursue academic careers -- but academia isn't for everyone. This career guide examines the…
Descriptors: Doctoral Students, Behavioral Sciences, Social Sciences, Doctoral Degrees
Rotberg, Iris C., Ed.; Glazer, Joshua L., Ed. – Teachers College Press, 2018
Do charter schools strengthen students' educational experience? What are their social costs? This volume brings together a group of premier researchers to address questions about the purposes of charter schools and the role of public policy in shaping the educational agenda. Chapter authors explore topics seldom encountered in the current charter…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, School Choice, Educational Quality, School Segregation
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