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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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Culturally Responsive School Leadership

Muhammad Khalifa, Foreword by Lisa Delpit

Culturally Responsive School Leadership focuses on how school leaders can effectively serve minoritized students—those who have been historically marginalized in school and society. The book demonstrates how leaders can engage students, parents, teachers, and communities in ways that positively impact learning by honoring indigenous heritages and local cultural practices.
Available July 2018

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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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Cutting Through the Hype

The Essential Guide to School Reform
Jane L. David and Larry Cuban

Revised, Expanded, and Updated Edition

Cutting Through the Hype: The Essential Guide to School Reform offers balanced analyses of 23 currently popular school reform strategies, from teacher performance pay and putting mayors in charge to turnaround schools and data-driven instruction.

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Cutting Through the Hype

The Essential Guide to School Reform
Jane L. David and Larry Cuban

Revised, Expanded, and Updated Edition

Cutting Through the Hype: The Essential Guide to School Reform offers balanced analyses of 23 currently popular school reform strategies, from teacher performance pay and putting mayors in charge to turnaround schools and data-driven instruction.

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Dancing in the Rain

Leading with Compassion, Vitality, and Mindfulness in Education
Jerome T. Murphy, Foreword by Christopher Germer

Dancing in the Rain offers a lively and accessible guide aimed at helping education leaders thrive under pressure by developing the inner strengths of mindfulness and self-compassion, expressing emotions wisely, and maintaining a clear focus on the values that matter most. Jerome T. Murphy, a scholar and former dean who has written and taught about the inner life of education leaders, argues that the main barrier to thriving as leaders is not the outside pressures we face, but how we respond to them inside our minds and hearts.

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Data Wise in Action

Stories of Schools Using Data to Improve Teaching and Learning
Edited by Kathryn Parker Boudett and Jennifer L. Steele

What does it look like when a school uses data wisely? Data Wise in Action, a new companion and sequel to our bestselling Data Wise, tells the stories of eight very different schools following the Data Wise process of using assessment results to improve teaching and learning.

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Data Wise in Action

Stories of Schools Using Data to Improve Teaching and Learning
Edited by Kathryn Parker Boudett and Jennifer L. Steele

What does it look like when a school uses data wisely? Data Wise in Action, a new companion and sequel to our bestselling Data Wise, tells the stories of eight very different schools following the Data Wise process of using assessment results to improve teaching and learning.

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Data Wise, Revised and Expanded Edition

A Step-by-Step Guide to Using Assessment Results to Improve Teaching and Learning.
Edited by Kathryn Parker Boudett, Elizabeth A. City, and Richard J. Murnane

Data Wise: A Step-by-Step Guide to Using Assessment Results to Improve Teaching and Learning presents a clear and carefully tested blueprint for school leaders. It shows how examining test scores and other classroom data can become a catalyst for important schoolwide conversations that will enhance schools’ abilities to capture teachers’ knowledge, foster collaboration, identify obstacles to change, and enhance school culture and climate.

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Demoralized

Why Teachers Leave the Profession They Love and How They Can Stay
Doris A. Santoro, Foreword by David C. Berliner

Demoralized: Why Teachers Leave the Profession They Love and How They Can Stay offers a timely analysis of professional dissatisfaction that challenges the common explanation of burnout. Featuring the voices of educators, the book offers concrete lessons for practitioners, school leaders, and policy makers on how to think more strategically to retain experienced teachers and make a difference in the lives of students.

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Design-Based School Improvement

A Practical Guide for Education Leaders
Rick Mintrop

At the heart of the effort to enact and scale up successful school reforms is the need for more robust links between research and practice. One promising approach is design development, a methodology widely used in other fields and only recently adapted to education, which offers a disciplined process for identifying practical problems, assessing evidence of outcomes, accounting for variability in implementation and results, and establishing a foundation for broader understanding of the problem and proposed solutions.

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