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Commitment and Common Sense

Leading Education Reform in Massachusetts
David P. Driscoll

Commitment and Common Sense tells the inside story of how Massachusetts became a national model for education. Twelve years after the passage of the state’s comprehensive education reform law in 1993, Bay State student scores rose to the top of “the nation’s report card” (the National Assessment of Educational Progress) in fourth- and eighth-grade reading and math—and have stayed there ever since.

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Community Organizing for Stronger Schools

Strategies and Successes
By Kavitha Mediratta, Seema Shah, and Sara McAlister

Drawing on a six-year national study, Community Organizing for Stronger Schools offers a richly textured analysis of community organizing for school reform. The authors examine the role of organizing in building social and political capital and improving educational outcomes for students in some of the nation’s most challenged school districts.

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Community Organizing for Stronger Schools

Strategies and Successes
By Kavitha Mediratta, Seema Shah, and Sara McAlister

Drawing on a six-year national study, Community Organizing for Stronger Schools offers a richly textured analysis of community organizing for school reform. The authors examine the role of organizing in building social and political capital and improving educational outcomes for students in some of the nation’s most challenged school districts.

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Competency-Based Education

A New Architecture for K-12 Schooling
Rose L. Colby

Competency-Based Education introduces educators to a new model for anytime, anywhere schooling and provides tools and curriculum resources for redesigning the traditional structures of K–12 schools.

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Consejos: The Undergraduate Experiences of Latina/o Students

A Special Issue of the Harvard Educational Review

This Special Issue of the Harvard Educational Review considers the needs, interests, and experiences of Latina/o students currently enrolled in U.S. colleges and universities.

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Consejos: The Undergraduate Experiences of Latina/o Students

A Special Issue of the Harvard Educational Review

This Special Issue of the Harvard Educational Review considers the needs, interests, and experiences of Latina/o students currently enrolled in U.S. colleges and universities.

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Creating a Data-Informed Culture in Community Colleges

A New Model for Educators
Brad C. Phillips and Jordan E. Horowitz

Brad C. Phillips and Jordan E. Horowitz offer a research-based model and actionable approach for using data strategically at community colleges to increase completion rates as well as other metrics linked to student success. They draw from the fields of psychology, neuroscience, and behavioral economics to show how leaders and administrators can build good habits for engaging with data constructively.

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Creating Research-Practice Partnerships in Education

William R. Penuel and Daniel J. Gallagher, Foreword by John Q. Easton

Creating Research-Practice Partnerships in Education is an invaluable resource for educators and researchers seeking to develop long-term collaborations in which educators and researchers work together to study and solve pressing problems of practice. Drawing on a wide range of examples, the authors describe the purposes for which partnerships may be organized, the forms that these endeavors may take, challenges that they typically face, and strategies for overcoming those challenges. The book includes tools and routines for working together as well as strategies for ensuring equity of participation on both sides.

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Cultural Action for Freedom

2000 Edition
By Paulo Freire, with an introduction by Marta Soler-Gallart and Bárbara M. Brizuela

In this volume, we have chosen to highlight the importance of education to human rights by reprinting two articles written by Paulo Freire (1921-1997) in 1970 for the Harvard Educational Review.

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Cultural Action for Freedom

2000 Edition
By Paulo Freire, with an introduction by Marta Soler-Gallart and Bárbara M. Brizuela

In this volume, we have chosen to highlight the importance of education to human rights by reprinting two articles written by Paulo Freire (1921-1997) in 1970 for the Harvard Educational Review.

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Cultural Studies and Education

Perspectives on Theory, Methodology, and Practice
Edited by Rubén A. Gaztambide-Fernández, Heather Harding, and Tere Sordé-Martí

Cultural Studies and Education is a timely introduction to cultural studies and the ways in which it can enrich both education scholarship and practice.

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Cultural Studies and Education

Perspectives on Theory, Methodology, and Practice
Edited by Rubén A. Gaztambide-Fernández, Heather Harding, and Tere Sordé-Martí

Cultural Studies and Education is a timely introduction to cultural studies and the ways in which it can enrich both education scholarship and practice.

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Cultural Transformations

Youth and Pedagogies of Possibility
Edited by Korina M. Jocson, Afterword by Shirley Brice Heath

In what ways can teachers build on youth culture to improve learning opportunities in the classroom?

In this fascinating and highly readable collection, Korina M. Jocson brings together more than two dozen scholars, artists, educators, and youth workers to illustrate how nondominant youth can be engaged through various social justice arts projects.

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Cultural Transformations

Youth and Pedagogies of Possibility
Edited by Korina M. Jocson, Afterword by Shirley Brice Heath

In what ways can teachers build on youth culture to improve learning opportunities in the classroom?

In this fascinating and highly readable collection, Korina M. Jocson brings together more than two dozen scholars, artists, educators, and youth workers to illustrate how nondominant youth can be engaged through various social justice arts projects.

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Customized Schooling

Beyond Whole-School Reform
Edited by Frederick M. Hess and Bruno V. Manno

Customized Schooling aims to reorient discussions about school reform by moving away from “whole school” solutions to customized services and products.

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Customized Schooling

Beyond Whole-School Reform
Edited by Frederick M. Hess and Bruno V. Manno

Customized Schooling aims to reorient discussions about school reform by moving away from “whole school” solutions to customized services and products.

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