The village proposal : education as a shared responsibility /

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Author / Creator:Paslay, Christopher.
Imprint:Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Education, c2011.
Description:xv, 167 p. ; 24 cm.
Language:English
Subject:Community and school -- United States.
Education -- Parent participation -- United States.
Educational leadership -- United States.
EDUCATION / Philosophy & Social Aspects.
Community and school.
Education -- Parent participation.
Educational leadership.
United States.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/8513940
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ISBN:9781610480598 (hardback)
1610480597 (hardback)
9781610480604 (paper)
1610480600 (paper)
9781610480611 (electronic)
1610480619 (electronic)
Notes:Includes index.
Summary:"The Village Proposal is based on the African proverb that it takes a village to raise a child. Part education commentary, part memoir, the book analyzes the theme of shared responsibility in public schools"-- Provided by publisher.
"The Village Proposal is based on the African proverb that it takes a village to raise a child. Part education commentary, part memoir, the book analyzes the theme of shared responsibility in public schools and evaluates the importance of sound teacher instruction; the effectiveness of America's teacher colleges; the need for strong school leaders and supports; the need for strong parental and community involvement; the effectiveness of multiculturalism and social justice in closing the achievement gap; the relevancy of education policy; the impact of private business and politics on schools; and how the media and technology are influencing education"-- Provided by publisher.

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