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American Education

American Education - 15th edition

American Education - 15th edition

ISBN13: 9780078024344

ISBN10: 007802434X

American Education by Joel Spring - ISBN 9780078024344
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 15TH 10
Copyright: 2010
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2010
International: No
American Education by Joel Spring - ISBN 9780078024344

ISBN13: 9780078024344

ISBN10: 007802434X

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 15TH 10

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Summary

Clear, concise, and authoritative-compact and affordable, too-with 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

Table of Contents

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