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“A New era of Labor Relations”

Jon Shelton.

in Teacher Strike!

March 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 12946 words.

This chapter outlines the parameters of the “public sector labor problem.” When private sector unions grew powerful after World War II, public employees organized for similar rights. In...

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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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Accountabilities in Schools and School Systems

Bob Lingard, Sam Sellar and Steven Lewis.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

P ublished online July 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 10408 words.

This article surveys developments in educational accountabilities over the last three decades. In this time, accountability in schools and schooling systems across Anglo-American nations...

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Accreditation: Official Recognition of a New Vision of Higher Education

Teri Cannon.

in Building the Intentional University

October 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 5183 words.

American accrediting agencies have been under increasing pressure from the government, employers, and other policy makers. These agencies are being asked to hold accredited educational...

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Achievement as an Educational Good

Harry Brighouse, Helen F. Ladd, Susanna Loeb and Adam Swift.

in Educational Goods

December 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 9310 words.

This chapter explains the idea of an achievement gap, and surveys the data available on how achievement is, in fact, distributed across various demographic groups. It also explores the...

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The Active Learning Forum

Jonathan Katzman, Matt Regan and Ari Bader-Natal.

in Building the Intentional University

October 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 6033 words.

When we set out to design the Active Learning Forum we had three aspirational goals in mind. First, we wanted every student to feel as though he or she is sitting next to the professor....

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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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An Admissions Process for the Twenty-First Century

Neagheen Homaifar, Ben Nelson and Stephen M. Kosslyn.

in Building the Intentional University

October 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 6018 words.

When we started Minerva, we had the opportunity to define the type of students we wanted to accept and also the unique privilege and challenge of creating an admissions process to identify...

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