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Taking sides : clashing views on educational issues / selected, edited, and with introd. by James Wm. Noll.

Contributor(s): Noll, James Wm. (James William), 1932-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Taking Sides.Publisher: Boston : McGraw-Hill Higher Education, 2010Edition: 15th ed., expanded.Description: xxiv, 420 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780073545653; 0073545651.Other title: Clashing views on educational issues [Portion of title].Subject(s): Education -- Aims and objectives -- United States | Education -- United States
Contents:
Issue 1. Should schooling be based on social experiences? -- Issue 2. Should the curriculum be standardized for all? -- Issue 3. Should behaviorism shape educational practices? -- Issue 4. Is constructivism the best philosophy of education? -- Issue 5. Should global competition steer school reform? -- Issue 6. Can the public schools produce good citizens? -- Issue 7. Has resegregation diminished the impact of Brown? -- Issue 8. Can federal initiatives rescue failing schools? -- Issue 9. Do high-stakes assessments improve learning? -- Issue 10. Should "public schooling" be redefined? -- Issue 11. Has the Supreme Court reconfigured American education? -- Issue 12. Do charter schools merit public support? -- Issue 13. Is privatization the hope of the future? -- Issue 14. Is full inclusion of disabled students desirable? -- Issue 15. Can current high school reform curtail dropouts? -- Issue 16. Is "intelligent design" a threat to the curriculum? -- Issue 17. Is there a crisis in the education of boys? -- Issue 18. Should homework be abolished? -- Issue 19. Do computers negatively affect student growth? -- Issue 20. Should alternative teacher education be encouraged? -- Issue 21. Can merit pay accelerate school improvement? -- Issue 22. Are undocumented immigrants entitled to public education? -- Issue 23. Is no child left behind irretrievably flawed?
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Expanded with two new issues.

Issue 1. Should schooling be based on social experiences? -- Issue 2. Should the curriculum be standardized for all? -- Issue 3. Should behaviorism shape educational practices? -- Issue 4. Is constructivism the best philosophy of education? -- Issue 5. Should global competition steer school reform? -- Issue 6. Can the public schools produce good citizens? -- Issue 7. Has resegregation diminished the impact of Brown? -- Issue 8. Can federal initiatives rescue failing schools? -- Issue 9. Do high-stakes assessments improve learning? -- Issue 10. Should "public schooling" be redefined? -- Issue 11. Has the Supreme Court reconfigured American education? -- Issue 12. Do charter schools merit public support? -- Issue 13. Is privatization the hope of the future? -- Issue 14. Is full inclusion of disabled students desirable? -- Issue 15. Can current high school reform curtail dropouts? -- Issue 16. Is "intelligent design" a threat to the curriculum? -- Issue 17. Is there a crisis in the education of boys? -- Issue 18. Should homework be abolished? -- Issue 19. Do computers negatively affect student growth? -- Issue 20. Should alternative teacher education be encouraged? -- Issue 21. Can merit pay accelerate school improvement? -- Issue 22. Are undocumented immigrants entitled to public education? -- Issue 23. Is no child left behind irretrievably flawed?

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