Education

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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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“. . . exploring the ways identity studies have debased modern education.”

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

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Like many social scientists probing the phenomenon of two decades of school shooting rampages, Jessie Klein, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice at Adelphi University, examined ea

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“Mr. Mali claims, ‘by the time a student reaches sixth grade, the extent to which he or she could progress intellectually has been almost entirely determined nearly ten years earlier.

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“Parents fighting to keep band, orchestra, drama, and dance programs alive in their children’s schools need to read The Muses Go to School: Conversations About the Necessity of Arts in

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David Feith, an assistant editorial features editor at the Wall Street Journal and twice recipient of the Robert L.

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“If you are a teacher, a parent, or a taxpayer, Push Has Come to Shove is a must read!”

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“Ms. Sommer’s reference book is both time and student tested. It is also intended to both assist and amuse. These factors make the work unique . . .”

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In Harnessing America’s Wasted Talent: A New Ecology of Learning, Peter Smith advances the provocative proposition that the real problem is not enough jobs, but insufficient skilled worker

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The United States of America’s higher education system was once a shining example of the country’s global leadership.

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America’s Public Schools by William J. Reese is a comprehensive survey of the debate of the purpose of pubic schools since their inception nearly 180 years ago.

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Failing Grade: Oregon’s Higher Education System Goes Begging is a collection of articles by The Oregonian’s chief political columnist David Sarasohn, which appeared in print durin

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One Size Does Not Fit All: Diversity in the Classroom is a collection of essays written by 23 education professionals ranging from teachers (including a National Teacher of the Year finali

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Jossey-Bass has produced a wide variety of fine educational publications, and Teach Like a Champion is another quality resource for educators.

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This large format book is no coffee table artifact. A lively text by the Los Angeles Public Library’s map archivist, Glen Creason, along with an introduction by fellow native D. J.

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Ladybug Girl at the Beach is a delightful story about conquering fear of the unknown.

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Do you believe that every child has the potential to be a strong reader? Author and Texas sixth-grade teacher, Donalyn Miller, does.

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(Oxford University Press, 2010)

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