American Education (Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education)

American Education (Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education) Author Joel Spring
ISBN-10 1138850934
ISBN-13 9781138850934
Year 2015-08-23
Pages 346
Language English
Publisher Routledge
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Joel Springs American Education introduces readers to the historical political social and legal foundations of education and to the profession of teaching in the United States In his signature straightforward and concise approach to describing complex issues Spring illuminates events and topics and that are often overlooked or whitewashed giving students the opportunity to engage in critical thinking about education In this edition he looks closely at the global context of education in the U S Featuring current information and challenging perspectiveswith scholarship that is often cited as a primary source students will come away from this clear authoritative text informed on the latest topics issues and data and with a strong knowledge of the forces shaping of the American educational system Changes in the 17th Edition include new and updated material and statistics on economic theories related to skills education and employability the conflict between a skills approach and cultural diversity political differences regarding education among the Republican Democratic Libertarian and Green parties social mobility and equality of opportunity as related to schooling global migration and student diversity in US schools charter schools and home schooling

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