Education in America: Issues, Analyses, Policies and Programs. Volume 4

Veronica M. Thompson (Editor)

Series: Education in America: Issues, Analyses, Policies and Programs
BISAC: EDU000000



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This series provides an overview on education in America today, with a focus on the current issues, analyses, policies and programs being implemented and challenged. This volume discusses year-round schools; charter school programs authorized by the elementary and secondary education act (ESEA title v-b): a primer; career and technical education (CTE); the relationship between science and engineering education and employment in stem occupations; school enrollment in the united states; the state of preschool 2013; key findings from recent institute of education sciences studies on disadvantaged students getting less effective teaching; and addressing teacher shortages in disadvantaged schools.

(Imprint: Nova)


Chapter 1 - Year-Round Schools: In Brief (pp. 1-10)
Rebecca R. Skinner

Chapter 2 - Charter School Programs Authorized by the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA Title V-B): A Primer (pp. 11-36)
Rebecca R. Skinner

Chapter 3 - Career and Technical Education (CTE): A Primer (pp. 37-64)
Cassandria Dortch

Chapter 4 - The Relationship between Science and Engineering Education and Employment in STEM Occupations (pp. 65-94)
Liana Christin Landivar

Chapter 5 - School Enrollment in the United States: 2011 (pp. 195-120)
Jessica Davis and Kurt Bauman

Chapter 6 - The State of Preschool 2013: First Look (pp. 121-138)
W. Steven Barnett, Megan E. Carolan, James H. Squires and Kirsty Clarke Brown

Chapter 7 - Do Disadvantaged Students Get Less Effective Teaching? Key Findings From Recent Institute of Education Sciences Studies (pp. 139-154)
Jeffrey Max and Steven Glazerman

Chapter 8 - Addressing Teacher Shortages in Disadvantaged Schools: Lessons from Two Institute of Education Sciences Studies (pp. 155-170)
Melissa Clark, Sheena McConnell, Jill Constantine and Hanley Chiang


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