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Welcome to the Education Subject Guide created by the McGovern Library.
This guide is designed to be the first-stop for library resources and research for Education Majors.
Within this guide, you will find:
- Recommended Databases
- Academic Journals and Magazines
- Books and Articles
- Online Resources and Links to Outside Webpages
- Research Assistance
- Course Guides for Specific Classes
- Education Related Guides
- And More
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Books on Education
In Search of Deeper Learning by Jal Mehta; Sarah Fine
Call Number: LB2822.82 .M45 2019
Publication Date: 2019
Making up Our Mind by Sigal R. Ben-Porath and Michael C. Johanek
If free market advocates had total control over education policy, would the shared public system of education collapse? Would school choice revitalize schooling with its innovative force? With proliferating charters and voucher schemes, would the United States finally make a dramatic break with its past and expand parental choice? That's not only the wrong question--it's the wrong premise, argue philosopher Sigal R. Ben-Porath and historian Michael C. Johanek in Making Up Our Mind. Market-driven school choices aren't a new. They predate the republic, and for generations parents have chosen to educate their children through an evolving mix of publicly supported, private, charitable, and entrepreneurial enterprises. This process has arguably always been influenced by market forces, especially those of parental demand, and, more recently, by the impact of coordinated corporate and philanthropic influence. The question is not whether to have school choice. It is how we will regulate who has which choices in our mixed market for schooling--and what we, as a nation, hope to accomplish with that mix of choices. Making Up Our Mind looks beyond the simple divide between those who oppose government intervention and those who support public education as a way to nurture a democratic, integrated public sphere. Instead, the authors make the case for a structured landscape of choice in schooling, one that protects the interests of children and of society, while also identifying key shared values on which a broadly acceptable policy could rest.
Call Number: LB1027.9 .B43 2019
Publication Date: 2019
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