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The Right to Learn: A Blueprint for Creating Schools That Work
Linda Darling-Hammond / Jossey-Bass Publishers/April 1997

An Education for Our Time
General Josiah Bunting / Regnery Pub / August 1998

Teaching With Love and Logic: Taking Control of the Classroom
Jim Fay, David Funk / Love & Logic Press / April 1998

The Human Side of School Change: Reform, Resistance, and the Real-Life Problems of Innovation
Robert Evans / Jossey-Bass Publishers / October 1996

Cultivating Humanity: A Classical Defense of Reform in Liberal Education
Martha Craven Nussbaum / Harvard Univ Pr / September 1997

Inventing Better Schools: An Action Plan for Educational Reform
Phillip C. Schlechty / Jossey-Bass Publishers / March 1997

Inside American Education: The Decline, the Deception, the Dogmas
Thomas Sowell / Free Press / September 1992

Tinkering Toward Utopia: A Century of Public School Reform
Larry Cuban(Contributor), David B. Tyack / Harvard Univ Pr / March 1997

The Rise and Fall of English: Reconstructing English As a Discipline
Robert E. Scholes / Yale Univ Pr / March 1998

What's Worth Fighting for in Your School?
Michael Fullan, Andy Hargreaves (Editor) / Teachers College Pr / June 1996

Quality School
William Glasser / Harperperennial Library / September 1998

Does Jane Compute?: Preserving Our Daughters' Place in the Cyber Revolution
Roberta Furger / Warner Books / February 1998

Beyond the Classroom: Why School Reform Has Failed and What Parents Need to Do
Laurence, Ph.D. Steinberg, et al / Touchstone Books / October 1997

Horace's Hope: What Works for the American High School
Theodore R. Sizer, Horace Smith (Preface) / Houghton Mifflin Co (Pap) / September 1997

What's College For?: The Struggle to Define American Higher Education
Zachary Karabell / Harpercollins / October 1998

Angry Parents, Failing Schools: What's Wrong With the Public Schools & What You Can Do About It
Elaine K. McEwan / Harold Shaw Pub / August 1998

Ghetto Schooling: A Political Economy of Urban Educational Reform
Jean Anyon, William Julius Wilson / Teachers College Pr / October 1997

The Way We Were?: The Myths and Realities of America's Student Achievement
Richard Rothstein / Twentieth Century Fund / September 1998

Education/Technology/Power: Educational Computing As a Social Practice
Hank Bromley(Editor), Michael W. Apple (Editor) / State Univ of New York Pr / August 1998

Rallying the Whole Village: The Comer Process for Reforming Education
James P. Comer(Editor), et al / Teachers College Pr / March 1996

New Schools for a New Century: The Redesign of Urban Education
Diane Ravitch(Editor), Joseph P. Viteritti (Editor) / Yale Univ Pr / September 1997

All Kids Are Our Kids: What Communities Must Do to Raise Caring and Responsible Children and Adolescents
Peter L. Benson, Carl D. Glickman / Jossey-Bass Publishers / October 1997

Charter Schools: Creating Hope and Opportunity for American Education
Joe Nathan / Jossey-Bass Publishers / October 1996

Strategic Choices for the Academy: How Demand for Lifelong Learning Will Re-Create Higher Education Daniel
James Rowley, et al Jossey-Bass Publishers / April 1998

Crisis in the Academy: Rethinking Higher Education in America
Christopher J. Lucas / St. Martin's Press / April 1998

Liberal Anxieties and Liberal Education (Annual New York Review of Books and Hill and Wang Lecture Series, Ser. No 1)
Alan Ryan / Hill & Wang Pub / May 1998

The Predictable Failure of Educational Reform: Can We Change Course Before It's Too Late?
Seymour Bernard Sarason / Jossey-Bass Publishers / October 1993

Fixing Urban Schools
Paul Thomas Hill, Mary Beth Celio / Brookings Inst / October 1998

Community Organizing for Urban School Reform
Dennis Shirley / Univ of Texas Pr / October 1997

As If Learning Mattered: Reforming Higher Education
Richard E. Miller / Cornell Univ Pr / May 1998

Schools for the Twenty-First Century: Leadership Imperatives for Educational Reform
Phillip C. Schlechty / Jossey-Bass Publishers / October 1991

A Time to Learn: Creating Community in America's High Schools
George H. Wood / E P Dutton / August 1998

Teaching for Social Justice: A Democracy and Education Reader
William Ayers(Editor), et al / New Press / August 1998

Waiting for a Miracle: Why Schools Can't Solve Our Problems-And How We Can
James P. Comer / E P Dutton / October 1997

 Critical Education in the New Information Age (Critical Perspectives Series)
Manuel Castells, et al / University Press of America / February 1999

Full-Service Schools: A Revolution in Health and Social Services for Children, Youth, and Families
Joy G. Dryfoos / Jossey-Bass Publishers / February 1998

Gender Gaps: Where Schools Still Fail Our Children
American Association of University Women(Editor) / Marlowe & Co / December 1998

Manifesto of a Tenured Radical (Cultural Front Series)
Cary Nelson / New York Univ Pr / April 1997

Altered Destinies: Making Life Better for Schoolchildren in Need
Gene I. Maeroff / St Martins Pr (Trade) / February 1998

Charter Schools: Another Flawed Educational Reform? (The Series on School Reform)
Seymour Bernard Sarason / Teachers College Pr / November 1998

Lessons from Privilege: The American Prep School Tradition
Arthur G. Powell / Harvard Univ Pr / March 1998

Changing the World Through Media Education (Developing Minds)
Elana Yonah Rosen, et al / Fulcrum Pub / January 1998

Renewing America's Schools: A Guide for School-Based Action
Carl D. Glickman / Jossey-Bass Publishers / February 1998

School Power: Implications of an Intervention Project
James P. Comer, et al / Free Press / June 1995

Race, Class, and Power in School Restructuring (Suny Series, Restructuring and School Change)
Pauline Lipman, Gloria Ladson-Billings / State Univ of New York Pr / May 1998

Real Learning, Real Work: School-To-Work As High School Reform (Transforming Teaching)
Adria Steinberg / Routledge / December 1997

Something Better for My Children: The History and People of Head Start
Kay Mills / E P Dutton / April 1998

Schools for Sale: Why Free Market Policies Won't Improve America's Schools, and What Will (Critical Issues in Educational Leadership Series)
Ernest R. House / Teachers College Pr / May 1998

Educational Renewal: Better Teachers, Better Schools
John I. Goodlad / Jossey-Bass Publishers / September 1998

Boys Themselves: A Return to Single-Sex Education
Michael Ruhlman / Henry Holt (Paper) / September 1997

Revolutionizing America's Schools
Carl D. Glickman / Jossey-Bass Publishers / September 1997

How Students Learn: Reforming Schools Through Learner-Centered Education
Nadine M. Lambret(Editor), et al / Amer Psychological Assn / December 1997

The School-To-Work Revolution: How Employers and Educators Are Joining Forces to Prepare Tomorrow's Skilled Workforce
Lynn Olson / Perseus Books / September 1998

Kids and School Reform (Jossey-Bass Education Series)
Patricia A. Wasley, et al / Jossey-Bass Publishers / September 1997

Spinning Wheels: The Politics of Urban School Reform
Frederick M. Hess / Brookings Inst / November 1998

Are Schools Really Like This?: Factors Affecting Teacher Attitude Toward School Improvement (Innovations in Science Education and Technology)
J. Gary Lilyquist / Plenum Pub Corp / February 1998

Blueprints for Reform
American Association for the Advancement of Science / Oxford Univ Pr (Trade) / July 1998

Political Leadership and Educational Failure
Seymour Bernard Sarason / Jossey-Bass Publishers / April 1998

New Schools for a New Century: The Redesign of Urban Education
Diane Ravitch(Editor), Joseph P. Viteritti (Editor) / Yale Univ Pr / April 1999

Character First: The Hyde School Difference
Joseph W. Gauld / Prima Publishing / September 1995

Making Change: Three Educators Join the Battle for Better Schools
Holly Holland, Maureen H. Holland / Heinemann / February 1998

Brave New Schools: Challenging Cultural Illiteracy Through Global Learning Networks
Jim Cummins, Dennis Sayers (Contributor) / St Martins Pr (Trade) / October 1995

An American Imperative: Accelerating Minority Educational Advancement
L. Scott Miller / Yale Univ Pr / September 1997

Reading Writing and Justice: School Reform As If Democracy Mattered
James W. Fraser / State Univ of New York Pr / September 1997

Professional Development for Cooperative Learning: Issues and Approaches
Celeste M. Brody(Editor), Neil Davidson (Editor) / State Univ of New York Pr / August 1998

Changing Urban Education (Studies in Government and Public Policy)
Clarence N. Stone(Editor) / Univ Pr of Kansas / September 1998

The 'Business' of Reforming American Schools (Suny Series, Restructuring and School Change)
Denise Gelberg / State Univ of New York Pr / November 1997

Short Route to Chaos: Conscience, Community, and the Re-Constitution of American Schooling
Stephen Arons / Univ. of Massachusetts Press / June 1997

Critical Perspectives on Project Head Start: Revisioning the Hope and Challenge
Jeanne Ellsworth(Editor), Lynda J. Ames (Editor) / State Univ of New York Pr / October 1998

Community, Collaboration and Collegiality in School Reform: An Odyssey Toward
Nina G. Dorsch / State Univ of New York Pr / February 1998

Class Issues: Pedagogy, Cultural Studies, and the Public Sphere
Amitava Kumar(Editor) / New York Univ Pr / August 1997

Charting Chicago School Reform: Democratic Localism As a Lever for Change
Anthony S. Bryk(Editor), et al / Westview Press / April 1998

Educational Opportunity in an Urban American High School: A Cultural Analysis
Patrick James Mc Quillan, Patrick James McQuillan / State Univ of New York Pr /November 1997

Punished by Rewards: The Trouble With Gold Stars, Incentive Plans, A'S, Praise, and Other Bribes
Alfie Kohn / Houghton Mifflin Co (Pap) / January 1995

Phonics They Use: Words for Reading and Writing
Patricia Marr Cunningham / Addison-Wesley Pub Co / January 1995

Smart Moves: Why Learning Is Not All in Your Head
Carla Hannaford / Great Ocean Pub / October 1995

The Abolition of Man: Or Reflections on Education With Special Reference to the Teaching of English in the Upper Forms of Schools (C.S. Lewis classic)
C. S. Lewis / Touchstone Books / June 1996

Cultural Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know
E. D., Jr. Hirsch, Pat Mulcahy (Editor) / Vintage Books / May 1988

Closing of the American Mind
Allan Bloom / Touchstone Books / May 1988

Generation X Goes to College: An Eye-Opening Account of Teaching in Postmodern America
Peter Sacks / Open Court Publishing Company / June 1996

Democracy and Education
John Dewey / Simon & Schuster Short Discount / February 1997

Failing at Fairness: How Our Schools Cheat Girls
Myra Sadker, David Sadker (Contributor) / Touchstone Books / March 1995

 Simple Justice: The History of Brown V. Board of Education and Black America's Struggle for Equality
Richard Kluger / Random House (Paper) / February 1977

Earth in Mind: On Education, Environment, and the Human Prospect
David W. Orr / Island Press / September 1994

Greater Expectations: Overcoming the Culture of Indulgence in Our Homes and Schools
William Damon / Free Press / August 1996

From Cover to Cover: Evaluating and Reviewing Children's
Kathleen T. Horning / HarperTrophy / March 1997

Benchmarks for Science Literacy (Benchmarks for Science Literacy, Project 2061)
American Association for Advancement of Science / Oxford Univ Pr (Trade) / December 1993

Computers in the Classroom: How Teachers and Students Are Using Technology to Transform Learning
Andrea R. Gooden, et al / Jossey-Bass Publishers / October 1996

Culture of Complaint: A Passionate Look into the Ailing Heart of America
Robert Hughes / Warner Books / September 1994

Possible Lives: The Promise of Public Education in
Mike Rose / Penguin USA (Paper) / September 1996

Mis-Education of the Negro
Carter G. Woodson / AFRICA WORLD PRESS INC. / January 1990

Why Johnny Cant Tell Right from Wrong
William K. Kilpatrick / Touchstone Books / September 1993

Caring: A Feminine Approach to Ethics and Moral Education
Nel Noddings / Univ California Press / March 1986

How Schools Shortchange Girls: The AAUW Report : A Study of Major Findings on Girls and Education
Marlowe & Co / May 1995

The Los Angeles Guide to Private Schools
Victoria Goldman / Soho Press, Inc. / April 1998

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