9780078024344

American Education

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  • ISBN13:

    9780078024344

  • ISBN10:

    007802434X

  • Edition: 15th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 5/16/2011
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Clear, concise, and authoritativecompact and affordable, toowith scholarship that is often cited as a primary source, American Educationbrings up-to-date information and challenging perspectives to teacher educators' classrooms. Revised every two years, American Educationprovides a fresh, concise, and up-to-date introduction to the historical, political, social, and legal foundations of education and to the profession of teaching in the United States.

Table of Contents

Preface

Part One School and Society

Chapter 1 The History and Goals of Public Schooling

Chapter 2 The Social Goals Of Schooling

Chapter 3 Education and Equality of Opportunity

Chapter 4 The Economic Goals Of Schooling: Human Capital, Global Economy And Preschool

Chapter 5 Equality of Educational Opportunity: Race, Gender and Special Needs

Chapter 6 Student Diversity

Chapter 7 Multicultural and Multilingual Education

Part Two: Power and Control in American Education

Chapter 8 Local Control, Choice, Charter Schools, and Home Schooling

Chapter 9 Power and Control at State and National Levels: Political Party Platforms And High-Stakes Testing

Chapter 10 The Profession of Teaching

Chapter 11 Globalization Of Education

Index

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