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Education and Immigration Reformation By Dr. Thomas Noyola
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The stories of five undocumented students that graduated from a two-year college in Texas are told. Live the expereinces shared by living in the shadows of this country and expereincing the... More > challenges and barriers faced by those who are undocumented in the United States.< Less
Volume 2137, Education in malaysia --- Education reform By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 2137, Education in malaysia---Education reform Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic gesture towards the inhuman... More > scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
Urban Reform By Juan Gelez
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Juan Gelez at Florida International University School of Architecture.
History of American Education Reform: Lessons for the Future By Gregg B. Jackson
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Education reform does not come easily. Thomas Jefferson was a three-time loser before achieving success in his old age. Nevertheless, several education reform efforts have triumphed over... More > indifference, inertia, and opposition, to alter the face and character of American schooling. This book examines seven reform efforts initiated over the past two centuries. It probes the social and economic forces that pushed them, the motives of the reformers and their opponents, and the strategies used by both. In the final chapters, the author infers lessons from the cases and applies them to three major education reform efforts of the early 21st century, predicting their chances of success and offering suggestions for improving their prospects. The book will be of interest to all who are concerned about improving American education--parents, teachers, administrators, business people, and policy makers.< Less
History of American Education Reform: Lessons for the Future By Gregg B. Jackson
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Education reform does not come easily. Thomas Jefferson was a three-time loser before achieving success in his old age. Nevertheless, several education reform efforts have triumphed over... More > indifference, inertia, and opposition, to alter the face and character of American schooling. This book examines seven reform efforts initiated over the past two centuries. It probes the social and economic forces that pushed them, the motives of the reformers and their opponents, and the strategies used by both. In the final chapters, the author infers lessons from the cases and applies them to three major education reform efforts of the early 21st century, predicting their chances of success and offering suggestions for improving their prospects. The book will be of interest to all who are concerned about improving American education--parents, teachers, administrators, business people, and policy makers.< Less
Peter Ramus and the Educational Reformation of the Sixteenth Century By Frank P. Graves
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It is difficult to understand why Peter Ramus has been so neglected by writers upon the sixteenth century. He was probably the foremost French philosopher of his century, and he stands well among... More > the great educators, effective orators, and lofty characters of the world’s history. He was a Christian professor and Reformed Calvinist that played a major part not only in the Reformation, but in the transformation of education in his day, and subsequently afterwards. In treatises written in English he is barely mentioned, and there scarcely exists anywhere a complete account of his achievements that includes an analysis of his works...until today. Ramus was a Calvinist genius who set the stage for great reforms, and was read widely by the contemporaries of his day. This edition has been updated and revised to add more notes and correct some errors previously found in the first edition. It is one of the only works about Ramus in the English language.< Less
Peter Ramus and the Educational Reformation of the Sixteenth Century By Frank P. Graves
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It is difficult to understand why Peter Ramus has been so neglected by writers upon the sixteenth century. He was probably the foremost French philosopher of his century, and he stands well among... More > the great educators, effective orators, and lofty characters of the world’s history. He was a Christian professor and Reformed Calvinist that played a major part not only in the Reformation, but in the transformation of education in his day, and subsequently afterwards. In treatises written in English he is barely mentioned, and there scarcely exists anywhere a complete account of his achievements that includes an analysis of his works...until today. Ramus was a Calvinist genius who set the stage for great reforms, and was read widely by the contemporaries of his day. This edition has been updated and revised to add more notes and correct some errors previously found in the first edition. It is one of the only works about Ramus in the English language.< Less
Peter Ramus and the Educational Reformation of the Sixteenth Century By Frank P. Graves
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It is difficult to understand why Peter Ramus has been so neglected by writers upon the sixteenth century. He was probably the foremost French philosopher of his century, and he stands well among the... More > great educators, effective orators, and lofty characters of the world’s history. He was a Christian professor and Reformed Calvinist that played a major part not only in the Reformation, but in the transformation of education in his day, and subsequently afterwards. In treatises written in English he is barely mentioned, and there scarcely exists anywhere a complete account of his achievements that includes an analysis of his works...until today. Ramus was a Calvinist genius who set the stage for great reforms, and was read widely by the contemporaries of his day. This edition has been updated and revised to add more notes and correct some errors previously found in the first edition. It is one of the only works about Ramus in the English language.< Less
Volume 2138, Education reforms --- Edward Backwell By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 2138, Education reforms---Edward Backwell Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic gesture towards the inhuman scale... More > of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
A Nation at Risk: The Imperative for Educational Reform (A Report to the Nation and the Secretary of Education) By The National Commission on Excellence in Education
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Secretary of Education T. H. Bell created the National Commission on Excellence in Education on August 26, 1981, directing it to examine the quality of education in the United States and to make a... More > report to the Nation and to him within 18 months of its first meeting. In accordance with the Secretary's instructions, this report contains practical recommendations for educational improvement and fulfills the Commission's responsibilities under the terms of its charter. The Commission was created as a result of the Secretary's concern about "the widespread public perception that something is seriously remiss in our educational system." Soliciting the "support of all who care about our future," the Secretary noted that he was establishing the Commission based on his "responsibility to provide leadership, constructive criticism, and effective assistance to schools and universities."< Less