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Darling-Hammond, Linda, Ed.; Sykes, Gary, Ed. – 1999
The 13 papers in this collection, which served as the basis for policy recommendations in "What Matters Most," a major report of the National Commission on Teaching and America's Future, synthesize important research in the fields of teaching and teacher education. Emphasized throughout is the importance of a significant and sustained…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
Lagemann, Ellen Condliffe, Ed.; Miller, Lamar P., Ed. – 1996
The 1954 Supreme Court decision in the case of "Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas" provided the legal basis for equal educational opportunity. More than 40 years after the decision, equal opportunity, equal access, and affirmative action remain issues of intense debate. This book offers essays by 23 prominent voices in…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Affirmative Action, Civil Rights, Court Litigation
Cozic, Charles P., Ed. – 1992
This book, part of a series about differing viewpoints on education in America, examines how education can be improved for this and future generations of America's youth. The following papers and their authors are included: "Public Education Needs Extensive Reform" (John Taylor Gatto); "Public Education Does Not Need Extensive…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Educational Planning, Elementary Secondary Education
Miller, Lamar P., Ed. – 1986
This report comprises papers delivered at a conference assessing the impact of the Supreme Court decision in the case of Brown v. Board of Education 30 years after it was passed in 1954. The following papers (and authors) are included: (1) "Reflections on Brown after Thirty Years" (Linda Brown Smith); (2) "School Integration and the…
Descriptors: Desegregation Effects, Desegregation Litigation, Desegregation Plans, Educational Quality
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Hawley, Willis D.; Nieto, Sonia – Educational Leadership, 2010
When it comes to maximizing learning opportunities and outcomes for students from racially and ethnically diverse backgrounds, race and ethnicity matter: They affect how students respond to instruction and curriculum, and they influence teachers' assumptions about how students learn. Effective implementation of race- and ethnicity-responsive…
Descriptors: Achievement Gap, Ethnicity, Equal Education, Educational Change
Hawley, Willis D., Ed; Jackson, Anthony W., Ed. – 1995
This book seeks to summarize what is known about sources of racial and ethnic prejudice in the United States and to identify ways that individuals and organizations can act to reduce intolerance and discrimination. The volume's 17 chapters are organized into four parts. Part I, "The Changing Policy Context," contains: (1) "Schooling and Social…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Change Strategies, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education
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Hawley, Willis D. – Journal of Negro Education, 2007
The case for desegregation has been based largely on research showing its contributions to the educational opportunities and life chances of students of color. However, this has led to remedies that have placed much of the burden of desegregation on people of color and has failed to develop awareness that there are substantial advantages to all…
Descriptors: Equal Education, School Desegregation, Student Diversity, Educational Research
Hawley, Willis D., Ed.; Ready, Timothy, Ed. – 2003
This study examined the continued relevance and adequacy of the Elementary and Secondary School Civil Rights Compliance Report (E&S Survey) as a tool for enforcing civil rights laws in education, monitoring quality of access to learning opportunities, and research on other current issues of educational policy and practice. The Committee on…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Civil Rights, Data Analysis, Data Collection
Hawley, Willis D. – 1986
These notes offer an overview of the elements that must be considered in designing an effective teacher education program. Each of the following is discussed: (1) the characteristics of an effective career teacher; (2) professional knowledge capabilities and skills often identified as topics that should be included in the teacher education…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Higher Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Program Design
Hawley, Willis D. – 1983
Few positive comments about the way the nation prepares its teachers have been made. Many teacher education programs are in disarray due to inept staff and curricula that have not kept up with research results. In addition, many state agencies have set teacher certification requirements that are political in nature. From current analyses of…
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Educational Quality, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Hawley, Willis D. – Peabody Journal of Education, 1982
This paper is based on a review of research and other commentary about educational policies in desegrated schools. It identifies four general conditions likely to affect educational quality and suggests 12 policies and practices concerning school and classroom organization, human relations activities, and school staff. (PP)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Desegregation Effects, Educational Research, Educational Strategies
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Hawley, Willis D. – Education and Urban Society, 1983
Proposes a framework for determining whether federal, state, or local governments should perform certain functions in education. Applies this framework to two areas--curriculum reform and enhanced educational opportunities for children with special needs--and suggests directions for federal policy in these areas. (GC)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Opportunities, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education
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Hawley, Willis D. – Educational Leadership, 1979
Examines the effects of school desegregation by suggesting some reasons why those who review the research might misinterpret or misrepresent the evidence; and by summarizing what is known about two significant types of outcomes--academic achievement, and busing and "white flight." (Author/MLF)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Black Students, Bus Transportation, Elementary Secondary Education
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Hawley, Willis D. – Educational Record, 1993
It is argued that the current agenda for improving teacher education only seeks to improve the present system. A new, radically restructured approach would train teachers to learn from their experiences, communicate clearly, know their subject matter, integrate ideas into practice, apply learning theory and child development principles, and…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education
Hawley, Willis D. – Equity and Choice, 1989
Racial and ethnic separation and isolation can be countered through significantly increasing the number of minority teachers. Students learn important societal lessons through the example of cooperative interracial and interethnic relationships among teachers. Discusses implications for teacher education, recruitment, assignment, and retention,…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Futures (of Society), Minority Group Teachers, Public Policy
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