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Harvard Education Press

An imprint of Harvard Education Publishing Group, and based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, HEP publishes innovative and authoritative books covering critical issues in education. Its books aim to influence and inform education practice and administration, explore ongoing debates, and report on important research.


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  1. Fulfilling the Promise

    Shows what is possible when schools and districts draw upon the talents of their counselors and put them at the centre of students' school experience. Mandy Savitz-Romer offers a strategic approach to school counselling that enables educational leaders to draw on existing staff to create supportive contexts and programs for students. Learn More
    £30.95

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  2. Making School Relevant with Individualized Learning Plans

    Introduces a new paradigm and framework for career development focused on teaching skills that all students need to set long-term goals and experience post-secondary success. This book shows how educators can leverage the use of individual learning plans to help students identify their interests and create their own career pathways. Learn More
    £28.95

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  3. Career Pathways for All Youth

    In an effort to ensure future success for career pathways (CP), a strategy to ensure college and career readiness skills, Stephen Hamilton examines the School-to-Work movement of the 1980s and 1990s and explores how the lessons learned from that campaign's demise can pave the way for a CP program that endures and serves the most deserving. Learn More
    £29.95

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  4. Cultural Studies and Education

    An extensive field that in the last few decades has transformed many academic disciplines, cultural studies has yet to be fully considered by educators and education scholars. Cultural Studies and Education redresses this great shortcoming, bringing cultural studies and its implications for education to the fore. Learn More
    £23.50

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  5. Collateral Damage

    For more than a decade, the debate over high-stakes testing has dominated the field of education. This passionate and provocative book provides a fresh perspective on the issue and powerful ammunition for opponents of high-stakes tests. Nichols and Berliner document and categorize the ways that high-stakes testing threatens the purposes and ideals of the American education system. Learn More
    £24.50

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  6. Spotlight on High-Stakes Testing

    Whatever you think about the emphasis on testing, most educators agree that this approach to school reform is here to stay-at least for the foreseeable future. In this volume, contributors address such issues as how educators can manage the "avalanche" of tests; whether the benefits of high-stakes tests justify the risks to students; and what "real accountability" means for educators. Learn More
    £9.50

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  7. Cutting Through the Hype

    Offers balanced analyses of 23 currently popular school reform strategies, from teacher performance pay and putting mayors in charge to turnaround schools and data-driven instruction. Each chapter explains clearly and concisely what each reform intends to do, what happens in reality, and what it takes to make it work. Learn More
    £25.50

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  8. Start Where You Are, But Don't Stay There

    Addresses a crucial issue in teacher training and professional education: the need to prepare pre-service and in-service teachers for the racially diverse student populations in their classrooms. A down-to-earth book, it aims to help practitioners develop insights and skills for successfully educating diverse student bodies. Learn More
    £25.50

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  9. I Used to Think…And Now I Think…

    Invites leading educators at every level of school reform–teachers, administrators, policymakers, school founders, community organizers, union leaders, teacher educators–to share their intimate reflections on the personal experiences and intellectual journeys that have shaped their practice. The resulting essays, which provide an glimpse into the minds of leaders who have powerfully influenced the field of school reform, model the ongoing process of reflection and growth among those deeply committed to this work. Learn More
    £24.50

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  10. I Used to Think…And Now I Think…

    Invites leading educators at every level of school reform–teachers, administrators, policymakers, school founders, community organizers, union leaders, teacher educators–to share their intimate reflections on the personal experiences and intellectual journeys that have shaped their practice. The resulting essays, which provide an glimpse into the minds of leaders who have powerfully influenced the field of school reform, model the ongoing process of reflection and growth among those deeply committed to this work. Learn More
    £37.50

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  11. A Cord of Three Strands

    How can low-income, non-English-speaking parents become advocates, leaders, and role models in their children's schools? This offers a close study of the Logan Square Neighborhood Association, a grassroots organisation on the northwest side of Chicago. The author identifies three elements - induction, integration, and investment - that together capture the dynamic and developmental nature of successful parent engagement. Learn More
    £28.95

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  12. A Decade of Urban School Reform

    In the last decade, the Boston Public Schools have undergone critical reforms that have been of intense interest to school leaders and policymakers throughout the US. A Decade of Urban School Reform looks at this critical era in the Boston schools and distils valuable insights and lessons for school leaders and reformers everywhere. Learn More
    £27.95

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  13. Adolescents at School

    A uniquely practical, insightful, and jargon-free volume, Adolescents at School points to ways to foster the success of every student in our schools and classrooms. Drawing from the perspectives of teachers researchers, and administrators - and adolescents themselves - it examines the complex, changing identities young people manage while they confront the challenges of school. Learn More
    £28.95

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  14. AP

    Advanced Placement courses have become a juggernaut in American high school education. This rapid expansion raises important questions. What are the advantages and disadvantages? How well do AP courses prepare students for college-level work? Should colleges award credit for AP courses? Is the AP program a cost-effective tool for closing the gap between students in privileged and struggling communities? Learn More
    £27.95

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  15. Between Public and Private

    Examines an innovative approach to school district management that has been adopted by a number of urban districts in recent years: a portfolio management model, in which ""a central office oversees a portfolio of schools offering diverse organisational and curricular themes, including traditional public schools, private organisations, and charter schools. Learn More
    £29.95

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