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Grow your own teachers: Grassroots change for teacher education 

Title: Grow your own teachers: Grassroots change for teacher education Editors: Elizabeth A. Skinner, Maria Teresa Garreton, Brian D. Schultz Publisher: Teachers College Press Call Number: LB1715 .G76 2011 From the Publisher: Grow Your Own Teachers describes the evolution of a local school reform movement in Chicago that now serves as a model for change …

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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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“Trudging Towards Freedom” with William Ayers 

Schooling is never neutral. Schools are always contested spaces, sites of conflict and contradiction, hope and struggle. In the last half-century, social upheavals in South Africa, China, Europe, Chile, and the US were sometimes centered, often energized, and always echoed within the schools. School people in societies as diverse as medieval Saudi Arabia, the Soviet …

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Back to common sense : rethinking school change 

Title: Back to Common Sense: Rethinking School Change Author: Joe Dawidziak Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, c2010. Call Number: LB2822.8 .D38 2010 From the Publisher: There are times in today's educational world when it seems as if common sense has lost its place as a factor in critical decision making. This book strives …

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Playing for Keeps 

Playing for keeps : life and learning on a public school playground Authors: Deborah Meier, Brenda S. Engel, and Beth Taylor Publisher: New York : Teachers College Press, c2010 Check It Out: LD7501.B6 M45 2010 c.2 From the Publisher: Why is play important in the lives of children? What crucial aspects of learning are being …

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The Death and Life of the Great American School System 

Title: The death and life of the great American school system: how testing and choice are undermining education Author: Diane Ravitch Publisher: New York : Basic Books, c2009 Check It Out:  LA217.2 .R38 2009 c.4 From the Publisher: A passionate plea to preserve and renew public education, The Death and Life of the Great …

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