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Debating Issues in American Education
A SAGE Reference Set

Ten Volume Set
Edited by:


October 2012 | 3 968 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Education of America's school children always has been and always will be a hot-button issue.á From what should be taught to how to pay for education to how to keep kids safe in schools, impassioned debates emerge and mushroom, both within the scholarly community and among the general public.á Further, these debates are not merely academic; they involve very real consequences directly impacting the quality of learning and the future health of our democracy.á In light of the need to keep students in schools of education, researchers, and other interested readers up-to-date on the status of American education, this 10-volume set uses introductory essays, or headnotes,áfollowed by pointunterpoint articles and recommended Further Readings &BAD:amp; Resources, to explore prominent and perennially important debates, providing views on multiple sides of issues for those planning careers as tomorrowÆs educators.

"The writing is both professional and accessible. The contributors provide balanced and well-researched coverage. Debating Issues in American Education has great potential for professional and higher-education libraries. The set is uniquely and very well structured and provides valuable research-based reviews of important educational issues."

Lesley Farmer
Booklist

The series editors have extensive expertise in education administration and law, both in preK–12 and higher-education settings. Contributors are either teachers or administrators in U.S. educational settings. The writing is both professional and accessible. The contributors provide balanced and well-researched coverage.

Debating Issues in American Education has great potential for professional and higher-education libraries. The set is uniquely and very well structured and provides valuable research-based reviews of important educational issues.

Booklist

We at the Fordham Institute are proud to have three contributors to the volume on Standards & Accountability in Schools, but for this reviewer personally it is the breadth of topics, the depth of knowledge, and the care in presentation of the material that really makes this reference set stand out. These are the topics that are uppermost in the minds of education stakeholders across the spectrum today, which require the deep knowledge and historical context in order to be properly addressed going forward.

Jeff Murray
Thomas B. Fordham Institute
Ohio Gadfly Daily

With reduced revenue across all school systems, school district leaders need the information presented in these volumes to support their districts' positions on these important issues.

Robert J. Safransky
School Business Affairs

These titles merit serious consideration for their systematic approach and unusually broad scope.

Library Journal

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ISBN: 9781412989787
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