Education

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“an exceptionally good book. . . . Violated may be the honest portrayal of the seedy side of the college experience.”

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Baby boomers were told all they needed was a high school diploma and with a good job, they were almost assured a place in the middle class.

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Teaching teenagers is a calling. Despite limited social respect and wages that sometimes border on mere subsistence, dedicated professionals heed the call. The job is not easy.

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Almost 20 years ago, David Brooks laid out the one reason journalists should pay attention to Princeton students. The kids at Princeton today are the leaders of most places tomorrow.

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“A must-read for any educator or anyone interested in better understanding the transcendental power of higher education.”

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“College for prisoners saves money and provides great net benefits to the prisoner and the community.”

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Written/Unwritten is a collection of essays by American academic faculty of color who have written poignant essays about the challenges, barriers, pain, and resilience required of being a

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“For some families, sending a child to a private university now is like buying a BMW every year—and driving it off a cliff.

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“What she describes is the end of childhood as we once knew it.”

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If you are going to read one book on parenting this year, make it The Collapse of Parenting by Leonard Sax.

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“A classic liberal education has few defenders.”
—Fareed Zakaria

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“Kevin Carey has written a challenging book, one that deserves careful attention . . .”

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The challenge former Assistant Secretary of Education, Dianne Ravitch unleashes is formidable.

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Why Teach? In Defense of Real Education is the proverbial cry in the wilderness—a cry for what was and for what can be.

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Of all the scientific discoveries that swept the 20th century—from relativity to quantum mechanics to polio vaccine—the deciphering of the writing on thousands of fragments of clay tablets unearthe

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“Making Scientists is a valuable contribution to the growing debate about how best to education the scientists and citizens of tomorrow.”

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“. . . will shake up the educational establishment and change the way classrooms are managed and how students are taught.”

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Educational reform is high on the agenda of the Obama administration for good reasons.

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“School Bullying gives the legal profession the 411 on a hot topic . . .”

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“. . . a wealth of information . . . an excellent explanation of what is currently meant by affirmative action . . .”

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“. . . an ambitious synthesis of factors contributing to a problem affecting all of us.”

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