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American Education with PowerWeb,9780072546408

American Education with PowerWeb

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Edition:
10th
ISBN13:

9780072546408

ISBN10:
0072546409
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
10/25/2001
Publisher(s):
MCG (Manual)
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Summary

Clear, concise, and authoritative, "American Education" brings up-to-date information and challenging perspectives to teacher educators'classrooms. Revised every two years, the text provides an up-to-date introduction to the historical, political, social, and legal foundations of education and to the profession of teaching in the United States. This edition provides thorough coverage of "No Child Left Behind," a review of drug testing and vouchers, a new discussion of academic testing, and coverage of the Commission on Excellence in Special Education.

Table of Contents

The School and the Social Order
The Purposes of Public Schooling
The Political Purposes of Schooling
The Social Purposes of Schooling
The Economic Purposes of Schooling
The Economic Purposes of Schooling in a Global Economy Human
Capital and the Role of Business in American Education
Issues about Human Capitalism
Conclusion
Suggested Readings and Works Cited in Chapter
The Profession of Teaching Teacher Education in a Global
Economy Current Issues in Teacher Education Control Through
Testing: National Licensing and Certification National Licensing
National Certification National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Career Ladders and Salary Increases Teacher Education
The Rewards of Teaching Working Conditions
Conclusion
Suggested Readings and Works Cited in Chapter
Teachers' Unions and Teacher Politics Differences Between the Two Unions
A Brief History of the National Education Association (NEA)
A Brief History of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT)
The NEA and the AFT Today
A Case Study: Tom Mooney, AFT Vice President and President of the Ohio Federation of Teachers Salaries and Teacher Strikes
Conclusion
Suggested Readings and Works Cited in Chapter
Equality of Opportunity and Social
Class Education and Income in the Global
Economy Equality of Opportunity and American Schools
Social Class and Education Education
Social Class, and Equality of Opportunity
Inequalities in School Expenditures Savage
Inequalities Quality of City Schools Social
Reproduction Should Tracking and Ability Grouping Be Abolished?
Resistance Parental Involvement
Conclusion
Suggested Readings and Works Cited in Chapter
Equality of Educational Opportunity: Race, Gender, and Special Needs
The Law, Race, and Equality of Educational Opportunity
The Meaning of Race Race and Social Class
The Economics of Racism Defining Racism Race, Social Class, and Equal Educational Opportunities Teaching About Racism
The Future of Desegregation Second-Generation Segregation Segregation and Political Power
The Economic Value of Being A Male
The Recent Struggle for Equal Education for Women Sexism and Education Students with Special Needs Inclusion
Teachers Resist the Call for Inclusion
Conclusion
Suggested Readings and Works Cited in Chapter
Student Diversity Is It Hispanic or Latino?
The Changing Population of U. S
Schools Educational Experiences of Immigrants to the United States Immigrant Languages Are U.S
Teachers Prepared for Language Diversity? Hispanic/Latino/Latina Students and U.S
Schools Asian-American Students and U.S
Schools Native American Students and U.S. Schools
Conclusion
Suggested Readings and Works Cited in Chapter
Multicultural Education Dominated Cultures
Empowerment through Multicultural Education: James Banks, Sonia Nieto, and Critical Pedagogy
Educating for Economic Power: Lisa Delpit Ethnocentric Education
The Struggle Over Bilingual Education and ESL Bicultural Education: Is This
The Answer? Globalization: Language and Cultural Rights
Conclusion
Suggested Readings and Works Cited in Chapter
Power and Control in American Education
Local Control, Home Schooling, Choice, Charter Schools, Privatization, and Commercialism
The Education Chair School Boards Who Knows
Their School Board Members? Educational Bureaucracy Site-Based
Management Home Schooling School Choice Charter Schools For-Profit
Schools and Privatization Commercialism in Schools
Conclusion
Suggested Readings and Works Cited in Chapter
Power and Control at the State and National Levels: Accountability, High-Stakes Testing, School Violence
The Reading and Math Wars, and Private Foundations
The Relationship of Federal and State Conrol Over Education
Accountability and High-Stakes Tests as Part of State and Federal School Reform
The Backlash to High-Stakes Testing Cheating on High-Stakes Tests A
Case Study: Student Violence and Federal Action Should State and Federal
Politics Determine Methods of Instruction: The Reading and Math Wars Private Foundations: The Invisible Power in Education Should
The Role of Politicians
In Education Be Limited by Eliminating Compulsory-Education Laws?
Conclusion
Suggested Readings and Works Cited in Chapter
Textbooks, Curriculum, Internet E-Learning, and Instruction
Textbooks Curriculum Standards and the Political Nature of Knowledge Curriculum John Dewey and Progressive Education
Humanistic Social Efficiency for the 21st Century
The Internet and E-Learning Instruction Critical Pedagogy
Conclusion
Suggested Readings and Works Cited in Chapter
The Courts and the Schools Compulsion and Religion
School Prayer, Bible Reading, and Meditation Student Prayers Public
Aid to Private School Students Secular Humanism and the Religion of Public Schools Evolution and Creationism Parents
''Rights Teachers' Rights
The Liability of Teachers Teachers' Private Lives Students' Rights
Schooling as a Property Right Do School Authorities
Have the Right to Beat Children?
The Language of the Schools
School Finances
Conclusion
Suggested Readings and Works Cited in Chapter
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