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Encyclopedia of American Education (Hardback)

Harlow Giles Unger

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ISBN 10: 0816043442 / ISBN 13: 9780816043446
Edité par Facts on File Inc, United States, 2002
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Language: English . Brand New Book. Extensively revised and updated, the Encyclopedia of American Education covers the entire span of American education from the colonial period to the present. Containing more than 2,000 entries, this three-volume work provides a wealth of information on virtually every aspect of education, from the evolution of school curriculum, education funding, and church-state controversies to the latest debates on multiculturalism, prayer in school, and sex education. Updated appendixes, including an extensive bibliography for each subject area; a general chronology of American education since 1607; a summary of significant federal education legislation since 1787; a listing of every major U.S. Supreme Court decision affecting education - including eight new rulings handed down since the first edition was published; and a listing of graduate school offerings in education, undergraduate education majors, and undergraduate majors at American colleges greatly enhance the reference value of this resource. Coverage Includes: Education and reform movements; Legal issues and landmarks; Key education theories; The role of computers and technology in education; Bilingual education; Violence and crime in schools; Up-to-date entries on the history, trends, and quality of education in each of the fifty states. New and revised entries include: American Sign Language; Athletic Scholarships; Autism; Board of Regents vs. Southworth; Boys Town; Children s Aid Society; Disabilities Education Act; Distance Learning; Hazing; Mitchell vs. Helms; Orton Gillingham Method; Veronia Schools District 47J vs. Acton. N° de réf. du libraire AAN9780816043446

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Extensively revised and updated, the Encyclopedia of American Education covers the entire span of American education from the colonial period to the present. Containing more than 2,000 entries, this three-volume work provides a wealth of information on virtually every aspect of education, from the evolution of school curriculum, education funding, and church-state controversies to the latest debates on multiculturalism, prayer in school, and sex education. Updated appendixes, including an extensive bibliography for each subject area; a general chronology of American education since 1607; a summary of significant federal education legislation since 1787; a listing of every major U.S. Supreme Court decision affecting education - including eight new rulings handed down since the first edition was published; and a listing of graduate school offerings in education, undergraduate education majors, and undergraduate majors at American colleges greatly enhance the reference value of this resource. Coverage Includes: Education and reform movements; Legal issues and landmarks; Key education theories; The role of computers and technology in education; Bilingual education; Violence and crime in schools; Up-to-date entries on the history, trends, and quality of education in each of the fifty states. New and revised entries include: American Sign Language; Athletic Scholarships; Autism; Board of Regents vs. Southworth; Boys Town; Children's Aid Society; Disabilities Education Act; Distance Learning; Hazing; Mitchell vs. Helms; Orton Gillingham Method; Veronia Schools District 47J vs. Acton.

Critique: "As the only comprehensive reference on U.S. education, this work is essential for academic libraries and for public libraries seeking to provide thorough coverage of education." - Library Journal, starred review "Overall, this volume is first-rate...highly recommended for all education collections and as a gateway source in all types of libraries." - American Reference Books Annual "...a worthwhile purchase...[for] general and academic collections, all levels." - Choice"

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Titre : Encyclopedia of American Education (Hardback...

Éditeur : Facts on File Inc, United States

Date d'édition : 2002

Reliure : Hardback

Etat du livre : New

Edition : 2nd Revised edition.

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