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Title Excellence in education : perspectives on policy and practice / edited by Philip G. Altbach, Gail P. Kelly, Lois Weis.

Imprint Buffalo, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 1985.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Special Collections Reitz  370 Ex22i, 1985    ---  Lib Use Only
Description 290 p. ; 23 cm.
Series Frontiers in education
Frontiers in education.
Bibliography "The excellence debates: a select bibliography [by] Kowsar P. Chowdhury and Philip G. Altbach" p. 275-287.
Contents Introduction / Philip G. Altbach, Gail P. Kelly, and Lois Weis -- The great education "crisis" / Philip G. Altbach -- Setting the boundaries of debate about education / Gail P. Kelly -- Reflections on the great debate / Ernest L. Boyer -- Did the education commissions say anything? / Paul E. Peterson -- Political and economic analysis / Joel Spring -- Educational reports and economic realities / Michael W. Apple -- Main-traveled road or fast track : the liberal and technical in higher education reform / Sheila Slaughter -- The struggle for excellence in urban education / Richard C. Hunter -- Equality, equity, and excellence : a critique / Carl A. Grant and Christine E. Sleeter -- "... for the short and long term ..." / Rosemarie V. Rosen -- Curriculum and the school work culture / Dennis Carlson -- Teacher culture and the irony of school reform / Linda M. McNeil -- Teachers and reform / Albert Shanker -- "Excellence" and student class, race, and gender cultures / Lois Weis -- Educational reform and teacher education / Hugh G. Petrie -- Considerations : historical perspectives on reform in New York state / Gail P. Kelly and Maxine S. Seller -- The excellence debates : a select bibliography / Kowsar P. Chowdhury and Philip G. Altbach.
Subject Education -- Aims and objectives -- United States.
Education and state -- United States.
Educational equalization -- United States.
Added Author Altbach, Philip G.
Kelly, Gail Paradise.
Weis, Lois.
ISBN 0879753013 (pbk.)
9780879753016 (pbk.)
0879752963 (hard)
9780879752965 (hard)

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