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Academies and Educational Reform
Language: en
Pages: 222
Authors: Dr. Elizabeth Leo, Prof. David Galloway, Phil Hearne
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-10-20 - Publisher: Multilingual Matters

Behind the headlines and controversy surrounding new academy schools, many of their principals, teachers and pupils have been quietly changing the culture of learning and achievement in some of the most disadvantaged communities in England. While successful innovation and change is not unique to academies, this book illustrates how the
Academies and Educational Reform
Language: en
Pages: 222
Authors: Elizabeth Leo, Phil Hearne, David Galloway
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Multilingual Matters Limited

Academies were developed to replace schools struggling to educate children and young people living in disadvantaged communities. This book considers what has distinguished academies from other secondary schools and whether academies can legitimately be seen as an effective way to achieve sustained improvement in state schools.
Academies, Free Schools and Social Justice
Language: en
Pages: 120
Authors: Geoffrey Walford
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-10-02 - Publisher: Routledge

Academies were introduced by Labour in 2000 and first opened their doors in 2002, but during Labour’s time in power the nature of the Academies changed. At first they were designed to replace existing failing schools but, by 2004, the expectation had widened to provide for entirely new schools where
Schools and Society: A Sociological Approach to Education
Language: en
Pages: 504
Authors: Jeanne H. Ballantine, Joan Z. Spade
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-02-21 - Publisher: SAGE

Undergraduate students of the sociology of education, education and society and education studies.
High School Career Academies
Language: en
Pages: 237
Authors: Nan L. Maxwell, Victor Rubin
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: W.E. Upjohn Institute

Books about High School Career Academies