Private and Public Schools: International Perspectives, Management and Educational Efficiency

Gina Abbott (Editor)

Series: Education in a Competitive and Globalizing World
BISAC: EDU000000



Volume 10

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Special issue: Resilience in breaking the cycle of children’s environmental health disparities
Edited by I Leslie Rubin, Robert J Geller, Abby Mutic, Benjamin A Gitterman, Nathan Mutic, Wayne Garfinkel, Claire D Coles, Kurt Martinuzzi, and Joav Merrick


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This book discusses international perspectives, management and the educational efficiency of both private and public schools. Some of the topics discussed include the differences in student achievement by grade span for students who are economically disadvantaged; status rivalry in public schools; oral health education; modeling language-based cognitive fitness implications for educating children; and leading and managing action research for school improvement. (Imprint: Nova)


Chapter 1. Differences in Student Achievement by Grade Span Configuration for Students Who Were Economically Disadvantaged
Carolyn F. Fiaschetti and John R. Slate, Sam Houston State University, TX, USA

Chapter 2. Differences in Disciplinary Consequences and Reasons for Texas Elementary Students by Gender
Kristin N. Curtiss and John R. Slate, Sam Houston State University, TX, USA

Chapter 3. Grade Span Configuration and Differences in African American and Hispanic Student Mathematics Achievement
Roosevelt Wilson and John R. Slate, Sam Houston State University, TX, USA

Chapter 4. Private School Principals of High and Low Achieving Schools and Student Achievement and Teacher Collaboration
Justin A. Smith and John R. Slate, Sam Houston State University, TX, USA

Chapter 5. Public Schools and ‘Status Rivalry’: How Social Tensions between Eton and Rugby Influenced the Early Development of Modern Football
Graham Curry, Tuxford Academy, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom

Chapter 6. Oral Health Education: Risk Factors and Prevention of Oral Diseases
Nélio Veiga, Health Sciences Department – Portuguese Catholic University, Viseu, Portugal

Chapter 7 - The Impact of Bilingual Education on Academic Achievement of Students Enrolled in Public Schools in the Autonomous Community of Madrid
Esmeralda Sotoca Sienes and Ana C. Muñoz Hueso, CEIP Ángel Berzal Fernández y Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain

Chapter 8. Performance of Brazilian Students of Elementary School from Public and Private School in the Evaluation of the Letter Identification and the Lexical Process Tests
Adriana Marques de Oliveira, Simone Aparecida Capellini, Doctoral Student of Education Graduate Program at São Paulo State University "Júlio de Mesquita Filho" – UNESP - Marília - São Paulo, Brazil

Chapter 9. Characterization and Comparison of Performance of Students with Learning Difficulties and Good Readers from Public and Private Schools in Tests of Reading and Writing of Words and Pseudowords
Simone Aparecida Capellini, Giseli Donadon Germano, Full Professor at Speech and Hearing Sciences Department at São Paulo State University "Júlio de Mesquita Filho" – UNESP - Marília - São Paulo, Brazil. Investigation Learning Disabilities Laboratory. Speech and Hearing Sciences Department. São Paulo State University "Júlio de Mesquita Filho" – UNESP - Marília- São Paulo, Brazil

Chapter 10. Modeling Language-Based Cognitive Fitness Implications for Educating Children
Elizabeth Moxley-Paquette, Gary Burkholder, Ajax, Ontario, Canada

Chapter 11. Public-Private Partnership for Achieving Effective Use of Public School Sports Facilities in Japan
Takashi Matsuhashi, School of Media Science, Tokyo University of Technology, Japan

Chapter 12. Leading and Managing Action Research for School Improvement: The Case of Bahraini Schools
Nina Abdul Razzak, Bahrain Teachers’ College, University of Bahrain, Kingdom of Bahrain


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