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Taking sides : clashing views on controversial educational issues / selected, edited, and with introductions by James Wm. Noll
Alternate Title Clashing views on controversial educational issues
Educational issues
13th ed
Dubuque, Iowa : McGraw-Hill/Dushkin, c2005
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  LA217.2 .T35 2005    AVAILABLE
Gift from P. Fossum, 2010
Subject(s) Education -- Aims and objectives -- United States
Education -- United States
Physical Description xxii, 410 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents pt. 1. Enduring issues -- Should schooling be based on social experiences? -- Should the curriculum be standardized for all? -- Should behaviorism shape educational practices? -- Should church-state separation be maintained? -- Should school attendance be compelled? -- pt. 2. Current fundamental issues -- Can "character education" reverse moral decline? -- Should multiculturalism permeate the curriculum? -- Can federal initiatives rescue failing schools? -- Do high-stakes assessments improve learning? -- Have public schools failed society? -- pt. 3. Current specific issues -- Has the Supreme Court reconfigured American education? -- Can charter schools revitalize public education? -- Have public schools adequately accommodated religion? -- Is full inclusion of disabled students desirable? -- Is size crucial to school improvement? -- Should bilingual education programs be abandoned? -- Does school violence warrant a zero-tolerance policy? -- Should homework be abolished? -- Should technology lead the quest for better schools? -- Can merit pay accelerate school improvement? -- Should alternative teacher training be encouraged?
NOTE Gift from P. Fossum, 2010
Series Taking sides
Alternate Author Noll, James Wm. (James William), 1932-
Library donation, 2010

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