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School Reform Proposals : the Research Evidence - Alex Molnar

School Reform Proposals

the Research Evidence

By: Alex Molnar (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st January 2002
ISBN: 9781931576581
Number Of Pages: 304

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An examination of the research relating to school reform proposals. It features essays covering: early childhood education; class-size reduction in grades K-3; small schools; grouping students for instruction; public schools and their communities; teacher characteristics; and more.

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Forewordp. xi
Introductionp. xiii
Early Childhood Educationp. 1
Class-Size Reduction in Grades K-3p. 27
Small Schoolsp. 49
Time for School: Its Duration and Allocationp. 79
Grouping Students for Instructionp. 95
Parental and Family Involvement in Educationp. 113
Public Schools and their Communitiesp. 135
Teacher Characteristicsp. 155
Converging Findings on Classroom Instructionp. 175
Teacher Unions and Student Achievementp. 197
Value-Added Assessment of Teachers: The Empirical Evidencep. 217
Professional Developmentp. 235
Charter Schools, Vouchers, and EMOsp. 259
Contributorsp. 281
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ISBN: 9781931576581
ISBN-10: 1931576580
Series: Research in Educational Productivity
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 1st January 2002
Publisher: Information Age Publishing
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.43