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Encyclopedia of American Education / Edition 3

Encyclopedia of American Education / Edition 3

by Harlow Giles Unger
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New edition of a three-volume reference that covers multiple topics related to issues confronting administrators, educators, parents, politicians, and students. The 2,000-plus entries contain facts, figures, and in-depth analyses of every aspect of American education such as its history, school curricula, education funding, church-state controversies, school choice, violence in schools, landmark legal decisions, state-by-state school system overviews, the success or failure of contemporary theories of education, bilingual and multicultural education, classroom and library technology, and more. New and revised entries include academic quality, bullying, charter schools, distance learning, home schooling, media centers, prayer in school, school vouchers, single sex education, and wired classrooms. Also included: a general chronology since 1607, a summary of significant federal education legislation since 1787, relevant U.S. Supreme Court decisions, listings of graduate school and undergraduate majors at American colleges, and several b&w photographs and line drawings. Unger, a former professor of journalism and English, has written several books on American history and education.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780816068876
Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/21/2007
Series: Facts on File Library of American History
Edition description: REV
Pages: 1408
Product dimensions: 7.60(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.30(d)
Age Range: 14 Years

About the Author

A veteran journalist, broadcaster, educator, and historian, Harlow Giles Unger is a former Distinguished Visiting Fellow in American History at Mount Vernon and is the author of sixteen books, including five other biographies of America’s Founding Fathers. He lives in New York.

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