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Mayer, Matthew J., Ed.; Jimerson, Shane R., Ed. – APA Books, 2018
This timely book presents a data-driven approach to preventing and responding to school violence. As school violence receives increasing attention across the nation, the application of scientific knowledge is critical. For maximum effectiveness, transdisciplinary teams should use school data, logic models, and theories of change to design,…
Descriptors: School Safety, Violence, Prevention, Ecological Factors
Bahena, Sofía, Ed.; Cooc, North, Ed.; Currie-Rubin, Rachel, Ed.; Kuttner, Paul, Ed.; Ng, Monica, Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2012
A trenchant and wide-ranging look at this alarming national trend, "Disrupting the School-to-Prison Pipeline" is unsparing in its account of the problem while pointing in the direction of meaningful and much-needed reforms. The "school-to-prison pipeline" has received much attention in the education world over the past few…
Descriptors: Correctional Institutions, At Risk Students, Environmental Influences, Public Schools
Carson, Terrance R., Ed.; Gideonse, Hendrik D., Ed. – 1987
The development of informed citizens who are dedicated to maintaining the public good through wise action is the goal of peace education. Ten articles in this document discuss the various issues surrounding peace education. The first two articles, by Ken Osborne and Nigel Young, set an historical and conceptual framework for the field of peace…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Conflict Resolution, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education
Zedeck, Sheldon, Ed. – APA Books, 2011
APA Books® announces the "APA Handbook of Industrial and Organizational Psychology"--the first offering in an new reference series covering core and emerging subdisciplines, the "APA Handbooks in Psychology." I/O Psychology is both a science/practice and an applied/basic research discipline. Appropriately, the "APA…
Descriptors: Industrial Psychology, Guides, Organizational Development, Staff Development
Giroux, Henry A., Ed.; Myrsiades, Kostas, Ed. – 2001
The chapters in this collection show how and why the critical functions of democratically informed civic education must become the core of the universitys mission. Part 1, "Higher Education and the Politics of Corporate Culture," contains; (1) "Franchising the University" (Jeffrey J. Williams); (2) "Vocationalizing Higher Education: Schooling and…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Civics, Corporate Education, Democratic Values