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Smoking Guns, Smoking Mirrors: A New Everett Cafe Book Display 

Several years after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, a glass store front in our NYC Yorkville neighborhood still displays the devastating sign in bold black ink, "We will always remember our little angels." Twenty miniature wax angels in Royal Stewart gowns symbolize the innocent children who lost their lives on that fateful day, December 14th, 2012, while they numbingly …

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What Not To Do 

Hello, fellow patrons.  This is a friendly reminder from the TC library to please remove any sticky-labels you put on pages when you drop off a book, and please NEVER WRITE ON THE PAGES even if it's in pencil.  The book pictured below came in this way from the book drop!  We really appreciate your …

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Education Reform in New York City: Ambitious Change in the Nation’s Most Complex School System 

Title: Education Reform in New York City: Ambitious Change in the Nation's Most Complex School System Editors: Jennifer A. O'Day, Catherine S. Bitter, and Louis M. Gomez Publisher: Harvard University Press Call Number: LA339.N5 E38 2011 From the Publisher: Written in an accessible style by highly respected scholars, the papers in this volume document and …

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Decolonisation, globalisation: Language-in-education policy and practice 

Title: Decolonisation, globalisation: Language-in-education policy and practice Editors: Angel M. Y. Lin and Peter W. Martin Publisher: Multilingual Matters Call Number: P40.8 .D43 2005 From the Publisher: This volume brings together scholars from around the world to juxtapose the voices of classroom participants alongside the voices of ruling elites with the aim of critically linking …

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Agendas, Alternatives, and Public Policies 

Title: Agendas, Alternatives, and Public Policies Author: John W. Kingdon Publisher: Longman Call No.: JK274 .K62 2011 From the Publisher: This text remains the authoritative work on agenda setting and policy formation. This report on original research includes many dow-to-earth illustrations and quotations from interviews, creating enjoyable and informative reading for undergraduate students. About the Author: Link …

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Preparing teachers : building evidence for sound policy 

Title: Preparing teachers : building evidence for sound policy Author :  Committee on the Study of Teacher Preparation Programs in the United States, Center for Education, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press Call number:  LB1715 .P727 2010 From the Publisher: Preparing Teachers addresses the issue of teacher …

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Political education : national policy comes of age 

Title: Political education : national policy comes of age Author: Christopher T. Cross   foreword by Richard Riley and Ted Sanders Publisher: New York, NY : Teachers College Press, c2010 Call Number:LB2825 .C76 2010 From the Publisher: Political insider Christopher Cross has updated his critically acclaimed book to reflect recent education policy developments, …

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Diane Ravitch on Testing, Choice, and Public Education  ☆

As her home office in Brooklyn was being repainted, Diane Ravitch, one of the nation's foremost historians of education and a leading education policy analyst, began reviewing forty years of her writings. Yellowing scrapbooks that recorded her reflections and observations on the state of American education stimulated a fresh look at currently popular strategies of …

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