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A Light In Dark Times

Author : Judith Friedlander
ISBN : 9780231542579
Genre : Education
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The New School for Social Research opened in 1919 as an act of protest. Founded in the name of academic freedom, it quickly emerged as a pioneer in adult education—providing what its first president, Alvin Johnson, liked to call “the continuing education of the educated.” By the mid-1920s, the New School had become the place to go to hear leading figures lecture on politics and the arts and recent developments in new fields of inquiry, such as anthropology and psychoanalysis. Then in 1933, after Hitler rose to power, Johnson created the University in Exile within the New School. Welcoming nearly two hundred refugees, Johnson, together with these exiled scholars, defiantly maintained the great traditions of Europe’s imperiled universities. Judith Friedlander reconstructs the history of the New School in the context of ongoing debates over academic freedom and the role of education in liberal democracies. Against the backdrop of World War I and the first red scare, the rise of fascism and McCarthyism, the student uprisings during the Vietnam War and the downfall of communism in Eastern Europe, Friedlander tells a dramatic story of intellectual, political, and financial struggle through illuminating sketches of internationally renowned scholars and artists. These include, among others, Charles A. Beard, John Dewey, José Clemente Orozco, Robert Heilbroner, Hannah Arendt, and Ágnes Heller. Featured prominently as well are New School students, trustees, and academic leaders. As the New School prepares to celebrate its one-hundredth anniversary, A Light in Dark Times offers a timely reflection on the legacy of this unique institution, which has boldly defended dissident intellectuals and artists in the United States and overseas.
Category: Education

The New School

Author : Glenn Reynolds
ISBN : 9781594037108
Genre : Education
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Predicts that the American education system is going to experience a bubble burst, just as the housing market did, and offers advice and solutions for parents, educators and taxpayers on alternatives to the failing K-12 public school system. 20,000 first printing.
Category: Education

New School Bulletin

Author : New School for Social Research (New York, N.Y. : 1919-1997)
ISBN : WISC:89093680569
Genre : Universities and colleges
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Category: Universities and colleges

The New School Leader For The 21st Century The Principal

Author : Edward H. Seifert
ISBN : 9780810843943
Genre : Education
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Addressing the six standards created by the Interstate School Leaders Consortium (ISLLIe, Seifert and Vornberg employ case studies to discuss those issues faced by practicing elementary and secondary principals. Each chapter concludes with student activities that address the concepts discussed in the chapter. An instructor's manual is also available as a separate purchase.
Category: Education

Peterson S Colleges In The West

Author : Peterson's
ISBN : 9780768926965
Genre : Education
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Provides information on size, curriculum, financial aid, student body, faculty, costs, and application requirements for western colleges and universities.
Category: Education

State University Of New York College At Oneonta

Author : David W. Brenner Ph.D.
ISBN : 9781439628294
Genre : History
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The campus of the State University of New York, College at Oneonta covers two hundred-fifty acres and overlooks the Susquehanna River Valley in the western foothills of the Catskill Mountains. Founded in 1889 as the Oneonta Normal School with the mission of training teachers, the college became a charter member of the state university system in 1948. Its mission diversified through the years as it served the changing needs of the people of New York State. The college offered its first bachelor's degree program in 1938, its first graduate program in 1948, and its first full range of programs in the arts and sciences in 1964. Today, as a liberal arts college with a preprofessional focus, Oneonta enrolls more than five thousand six hundred students in over sixty undergraduate majors and nine graduate programs. This intriguing visual history documents the development of an exceptional institution of higher learning. State University of New York, College at Oneonta begins with the people who helped establish the college and examines the impact that establishment had on the community. The book profiles the faculty and shows the rooms and buildings in which they taught over the years. It looks at students in all phases of campus life-in the dormitories, at study, in sports, and on stage. The book offers a complete picture of a college noted for its outstanding and accessible faculty, students committed to both academic achievement and community service, distinguished alumni, and beautiful campus.
Category: History

A New School Of Jurists

Author : Roscoe Pound
ISBN : LCCN:2009358032
Genre : Jurisprudence
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Category: Jurisprudence

New School Management Approaches

Author : OECD
ISBN : 9264192530
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Those who manage schools and educational systems today have an arduous task as schools everywhere are being asked to do more than ever before. This book analyses how they are responding, focusing on new school management approaches at the primary and secondary school levels.

University Place

Author : Arne Handeland
ISBN : 9780738595153
Genre : History
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A community located just south and west of Tacoma, University Place has always been noted for its excellent school system--but where is the "university?" In the 1890s, long before University Place became a suburban bedroom community, it was chosen as the future site for Puget Sound University. Plans were drawn and ground breaking even occurred, but the economic depression of the mid-1890s scuttled the venture; however, the name University Place stuck. At approximately the same time the university was planned, the few residents in the area formed school district No. 83, encompassing approximately eight square miles along the shore of Puget Sound, and named it University Place School District. From the days of sheep herding, logging, gravel and sand mining, tomato farming, apple and peach orchard planting, and rhododendron farming, University Place has become a proud city with a population exceeding 31,000 residents.
Category: History

The History Of The Mercer University School Of Medicine 1965 2007

Author : Martin L. Dalton
ISBN : 088146161X
Genre : Education
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This is a valuable look at a vital institution. The story of the Mercer University School of Medicine is both inspiring and compelling. Rarely in the annals of higher education has a dream so remote and an idea so right come to fruition because of the resolute commitment of individuals who, for differing reasons, devoted themselves to the realization of an unlikely dream. While this story includes drama, intrigue, and uncertainty, it is mostly a story fueled by hope and vision. 'This is a story of courage, tenacity, and devotion to principle. It is the story of how public-private partnerships can become powerful mechanisms for solving crippling social problems. Above all else, this story is a human story that reflects the selfless commitment of many individuals who worked tirelessly against great odds to make life better for future generations' - from the foreword. This book is a compilation of first-person accounts and narrative histories that combine to tell the story of a most remarkable school that trains physicians to provide health care to Georgia and the South.
Category: Education

Measuring School Performance Efficiency

Author : Leanna Steifel
ISBN : 9781317929901
Genre : Education
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This yearbook focuses on alternative ways to measure how well schools are educating their students, delivering what parents want, and using resources efficiently.
Category: Education

Macalester College

Author : Katherine Tylevich
ISBN : 1596580798
Genre : Education
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University Of Illinois

Author : Bridget Nicole
ISBN : 1596581565
Genre : Education
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Provides a look at University of Chicago from the students' viewpoint.
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New School

Author : Peter M. Rutkoff
ISBN : 9780684863719
Genre : Education
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The Power Of Protocols

Author : Joseph P. McDonald
ISBN : 9780807772669
Genre : Education
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The use of protocols has spread from conferences and workshops to everyday school and university settings. Featuring seven protocols, this teaching and professional development tool is useful for those working with collaborative groups of teachers on everything from school improvement to curriculum development to teacher education at all levels.
Category: Education

Uc Dental Alumnews

Author : University of California, San Francisco. School of Dentistry. Alumni Association
ISBN : UCSF:31378007786067
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Blacks In White Colleges

Author : George Lynn Cross
ISBN : 9780806146782
Genre : Law
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When George Lynn Cross arrived to teach botany at the University of Oklahoma in the summer of 1934, racial segregation was so strong in Norman that no African American dared remain within the city limits after sundown. Almost ten years later when Cross became president of the university, the full extent of Oklahoma’s segregation laws came sharply into focus. This book is President Cross’s story of the events leading to the desegregation of the University of Oklahoma in 1948, with the admission of George W. McLaurin to the Graduate School of Education. Earlier, a young black woman, Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher, had applied to the OU School of Law and been denied admission because of her race. With the help of attorneys from the NAACP she took her case to the U.S. Supreme Court. The High Court equivocated, and a “separate but equal” law school was hastily established in Oklahoma City as a branch of all-black Langston University. It was not until three years later—and then only after the intervention of President Cross, who personally overrode “the law’s delay”—that Ms. Fisher was able to study at the University of Oklahoma, from which she later graduated with honors. Cross places these momentous events in historical context. The story of desegregation at the University of Oklahoma, a landmark in the continuing struggle for racial equality in the United States, makes for an engrossing book.
Category: Law