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The Resource The war against excellence : the rising tide of mediocrity in America's middle schools, Cheri Pierson Yecke ; foreword by William J. Bennett

The war against excellence : the rising tide of mediocrity in America's middle schools, Cheri Pierson Yecke ; foreword by William J. Bennett

Label
The war against excellence : the rising tide of mediocrity in America's middle schools
Title
The war against excellence
Title remainder
the rising tide of mediocrity in America's middle schools
Statement of responsibility
Cheri Pierson Yecke ; foreword by William J. Bennett
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The War against Excellence provides a chronology of the middle school movement, including its shift away from academics, and proposes solutions to this rising tide of mediocrity
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
OCLCE
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Yecke, Cheri Pierson
Dewey number
371.95/73
Index
index present
LC call number
LC3993.9
LC item number
.Y43 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gifted children
  • Middle schools
  • EDUCATION
  • Gifted children
  • Middle schools
  • United States
  • Begabung
  • Kind
  • Middle school
  • USA
Label
The war against excellence : the rising tide of mediocrity in America's middle schools, Cheri Pierson Yecke ; foreword by William J. Bennett
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-260) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Prologue -- Introduction -- The Growth of the Middle School Movement -- Middle School Curriculum -- Ability Grouping -- Cooperative Learning -- Peer Tutoring -- Analysis of Beliefs and Driving Convictions -- Activist Implementation -- Ethical Considerations -- Implications for the 21st Century
Control code
894796948
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st Rowman & Littlefield Education ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xxiii, 267 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781299384682
Lccn
2006277520
Level of compression
  • lossless
  • lossy
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 469718
  • 0bd370c7-c5c5-4dbe-a1de-b6bb5afb9f16
Reformatting quality
  • preservation
  • access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)894796948
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
The war against excellence : the rising tide of mediocrity in America's middle schools, Cheri Pierson Yecke ; foreword by William J. Bennett
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-260) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Prologue -- Introduction -- The Growth of the Middle School Movement -- Middle School Curriculum -- Ability Grouping -- Cooperative Learning -- Peer Tutoring -- Analysis of Beliefs and Driving Convictions -- Activist Implementation -- Ethical Considerations -- Implications for the 21st Century
Control code
894796948
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st Rowman & Littlefield Education ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xxiii, 267 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781299384682
Lccn
2006277520
Level of compression
  • lossless
  • lossy
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 469718
  • 0bd370c7-c5c5-4dbe-a1de-b6bb5afb9f16
Reformatting quality
  • preservation
  • access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)894796948
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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