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The wasted years : American youth, race, and the literacy gap, James McCabe

Label
The wasted years : American youth, race, and the literacy gap
Title
The wasted years
Title remainder
American youth, race, and the literacy gap
Statement of responsibility
James McCabe
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McCabe, James
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
LC151
LC item number
.M274 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Literacy
  • Reading (Secondary)
  • Minorities
Label
The wasted years : American youth, race, and the literacy gap, James McCabe
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Scarecrow Education Book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Photocopied worksheets, withheld textbooks, wealthy PTA's and classroom libraries -- Chancellor Rudy Crew and a new literacy initiative -- "Are they worried I am going to steal?" -- What drives current literacy practices in high schools? -- Can new experimental high schools socialize teenagers at the beginning of high school? -- What are teenagers being asked to read -- Are suburban schools closing the reading gap: the experiences of one suburban county in Maryland 101 -- Alternatives-communicating with parents -- The California experience: can standards lift the state's public schools off the bottom? -- Improving the capacity of teachers-the experiences of three states -- What does the research say about reading? -- Private school literacy practices -- Successful practitioners and the quality of reading -- The fork in the road and volume of reading -- Summer reading: what should be done? -- Can we have a crumb from the table? parents as supplicants in the political process -- The political position of teachers -- Loosely latched doors and teacher training -- Is state intervention effective? failed schools and state intervention in New York, New Jersey, Maryland and California -- The lure of investing new money into old environments: the New York State experience of 1984 to the present -- Measuring reading programs: what should the researchers be doing? -- Clinton to the rescue? -- What about the Republicans?
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xviii, 299 p.
Isbn
9780810847149
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2002154852
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 2017801-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)2017801
  • (Sirsi) o51172271
  • (OCoLC)51172271
Label
The wasted years : American youth, race, and the literacy gap, James McCabe
Publication
Note
"A Scarecrow Education Book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Photocopied worksheets, withheld textbooks, wealthy PTA's and classroom libraries -- Chancellor Rudy Crew and a new literacy initiative -- "Are they worried I am going to steal?" -- What drives current literacy practices in high schools? -- Can new experimental high schools socialize teenagers at the beginning of high school? -- What are teenagers being asked to read -- Are suburban schools closing the reading gap: the experiences of one suburban county in Maryland 101 -- Alternatives-communicating with parents -- The California experience: can standards lift the state's public schools off the bottom? -- Improving the capacity of teachers-the experiences of three states -- What does the research say about reading? -- Private school literacy practices -- Successful practitioners and the quality of reading -- The fork in the road and volume of reading -- Summer reading: what should be done? -- Can we have a crumb from the table? parents as supplicants in the political process -- The political position of teachers -- Loosely latched doors and teacher training -- Is state intervention effective? failed schools and state intervention in New York, New Jersey, Maryland and California -- The lure of investing new money into old environments: the New York State experience of 1984 to the present -- Measuring reading programs: what should the researchers be doing? -- Clinton to the rescue? -- What about the Republicans?
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xviii, 299 p.
Isbn
9780810847149
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2002154852
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 2017801-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)2017801
  • (Sirsi) o51172271
  • (OCoLC)51172271

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