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Publication Date: 2002
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, LLC
Holcomb, Zelda J., Stevenson, Zollie
Our schools, ourselves. Nothing stirs up debate like education. Contemporary Education Issues, a new series from ABC-CLIO, cuts through the rhetoric with comprehensive, accessible, and jargon-free titles on the state of the American education system. From special ed to the assessment debate, the series brings together the experts, the facts, the analyses, the answers.-- Overviews of the history and current state of the debate-- Chronology of events, legislation, and turning points, allowing users to track the development of educational ideas and practices-- Interviews with practitioners who are driving the changes in today's classrooms and working to meet the ever-growing expecttions of parents and the marketplace-- A directory of organizations and government agencies-- Annotated bibliography and guide to print and nonprint resources-- Glossary of key terms-- IndexA comprehensive reference that discusses how poverty affects various aspects of the educational process.-- Provides a broad historical perspective on this critical education issue-- Lists relevant professional organizations, advocacy groups, foundations, and government agenciesHolcomb, Zelda J. is the author of 'Poverty and Education : A Reference Handbook', published 2002 under ISBN 9781576073568 and ISBN 1576073564.
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