CHAPTER 1: Becoming a Teacher
CHAPTER 2: Effective Teaching
CHAPTER 3: A Question and Answer Guide to the Teaching Profession
CHAPTER 4: Student Diversity
PART II: SCHOOLS
CHAPTER 5: What are Schools for?
CHAPTER 6: Life in School
CHAPTER 7: What Students are Taught in School?
CHAPTER 8: Controversy Over Who Controls Curriculum
PART III: FOUNDATIONS
CHAPTER 9: The History of American Education
CHAPTER 10: School Governance
CHAPTER 11: School Law
CHAPTER 12: Financing America's Schools
CHAPTER 13: Philosophy of Education
PART IV: ISSUES AND TRENDS CHAPTER 14: The Struggle for Equal Educational Opportunity CHAPTER 15: Contemporary Social Problems and Children at Rise CHAPTER 16: Tomorrow's Schools Appendix A: Observing in Schools and Classrooms Appendix B: The Praxis Series of Tests Appendix C: State Certification Offices Appendix D: A Summary of Selected Reports on Education Reform