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Abandoning Failure: Diffusing Its Impact

Jill P. Koyama.

in Making Failure Pay

August 2010; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 8650 words.

The actor-network theory illuminates the interconnectivity of material objects, human actors, and their environments. The actor network emerges when the multiple actions of those attending...

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Academic and Vocational Tracking in Upper Secondary Education

Laurence Lessard-Phillips, Yaël Brinbaum and Anthony Heath.

in Unequal Attainments

October 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 8256 words.

This chapter focuses on students who continue in full-time education after compulsory schooling and asks whether minority students are disproportionately channelled into lower-status...

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Accentuating Failure: Emphasizing the Need for “Help”

Jill P. Koyama.

in Making Failure Pay

August 2010; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 8227 words.

While concerns about addressing school failure were ubiquitous throughout the New York City's public schools, the administrative staff—principals, assistant principals, parent coordinators,...

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Administering Sexuality; or, The Will to Institutionality

Roderick A. Ferguson.

in The Reorder of Things

October 2012; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 6805 words.

This chapter explores the “will to institutionality,” or the reasons for continuing to institutionalize minority subjects, and how the politics of difference thereof are illustrated via the...

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Affrmative Actions of Power

Roderick A. Ferguson.

in The Reorder of Things

October 2012; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 6527 words.

The introduction discusses the origins of interdisciplinary fields as construed from student-produced discourse concerning the academe, such as the collage featured prominently throughout...

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Against the Law

Kathleen Nolan.

in Police in the Hallways

July 2011; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 8771 words.

This chapter describes the attempts of students to assert themselves within the harsh police regime at school. The common rationale for noncompliance with police dictates is due to the...

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“All the Things I Have Ever Been”

Joyce Davidson and Michael Orsini.

in Worlds of Autism

November 2013; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 5258 words.

Dawn Eddings Prince In this chapter, the author draws attention to the singular and exclusionary nature of academic writing, its own insular view of reality, and its beloved...

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Allocation and Control of Public Funds

Paul T. Hill and Ashley E. Jochim.

in A Democratic Constitution for Public Education

November 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 4224 words.

This chapter describes a school funding system that, consistent with the principles of constitutional governance, funds schools and students equitably, gives schools a defined amount for...

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Alternative Assessment

Rita Berry.

in Assessment for Learning

September 2008; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 7481 words.

Chapter 5 introduces alternative assessment and explains how it supports learning. While explaining the meaning of alternative assessment, other terms which can cause confusion have also...

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An Alternative Currency of Difference

Roderick A. Ferguson.

in The Reorder of Things

October 2012; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 2118 words.

The conclusion closes this book with another piece of art: Black Currency, by Cedric Smith—an ironic picture of the prevalence of minority discourse within an institution of exclusivity. It...

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