We re In This Together

Author: Mark K. Claypool
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1475814496
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This is a timely book that explores the use by public schools of private education companies to meet the needs of some of the nation’s most challenged and challenging students. The book examines variations of use by states as well as the cultural attitudes toward the private sector to address these core functions of public schooling.

JSL Vol 25 N4

Author: JOURNAL OF SCHOOL LEADERSHIP
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1475821255
Format: PDF, Docs
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The Journal of School Leadership is broadening the conversation about schools and leadership and is currently accepting manuscripts. We welcome manuscripts based on cutting-edge research from a wide variety of theoretical perspectives and methodological orientations. The editorial team is particularly interested in working with international authors, authors from traditionally marginalized populations, and in work that is relevant to practitioners around the world. Growing numbers of educators and professors look to the six bimonthly issues to: deal with problems directly related to contemporary school leadership practice teach courses on school leadership and policy use as a quality reference in writing articles about school leadership and improvement.

How Autism is Reshaping Special Education

Author: Mark K. Claypool
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1475834985
Format: PDF, ePub
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This book explores how societal changes, the number of children with autism, and the increasingly politically aggressive positions of advocacy groups will influence the reauthorization of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

Public Private Partnerships

Author: Akintola Akintoye
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 131741537X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This timely new book provides an international perspective on Public Private Partnerships. Through 21 case studies, it investigates the existing and fast developing body of principles and practices from a wide range of countries and is the first book to bring together leading international academics and practitioners under a common framework that enables convenient cross-country comparisons. The authors focus on the impact of the financial crisis has had on how governments have reviewed and overhauled their PPP policies as they have examined or tested new ways of partnering more effectively, efficiently and sustainably with the private sector. Readers will be able to gauge the level of maturity of PPP development in the book’s case studies, understand similarities and differences in their practices, and gain useful insights into the regulatory framework and institutional infrastructure in place to support implementation of PPP. Finally, the book offers insights into the future challenges and opportunities that PPP offers stakeholders.

Learning Together

Author: Michael J. Kaufman
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1475806450
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This book makes a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary argument for investing in effective early childhood education programs, particularly those that develop in children their proven natural capacity to construct knowledge by building meaningful relationships.

The Role and Impact of Public private Partnerships in Education

Author: Harry Anthony Patrinos
Publisher: World Bank Publications
ISBN: 0821379038
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The book offers an overview of international examples, studies, and guidelines on how to create successful partnerships in education. PPPs can facilitate service delivery and lead to additional financing for the education sector as well as expanding equitable access and improving learning outcomes.

Analysis of Experience

Author: Muhiuddin Haider
Publisher: University Press of America
ISBN: 9780761829607
Format: PDF
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In Analysis of Experience Muhiuddin Haider and Ahila Subramanian examine the landscape and benchmarks of HIV/AIDS PPP programs. Haider and Subramanian's study provides effective protocols that will ensure quality service in these programs, while giving insight to global health and business professionals engaged in mutually beneficial enterprises.

Community Resources for Older Adults

Author: Robbyn R. Wacker
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412951291
Format: PDF, ePub
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How have programs for older adults evolved? Who uses these resources? How are they delivered? And what challenges do service providers face in meeting the needs of the aging baby-boom generation? Community Resources for Older Adults: Programs and Services in an Era of Change, Third Edition, answers these and other critical questions by providing a theoretical framework for understanding the forces that shape older adults’ likelihood to seek assistance.