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EDUCATION AND SCHOOLS
WHAT IS TO BE DONE?
TIME FOR A CHANGE
EDUCATION WITHOUT SCHOOLS
THE BURDEN OF BUREAUCRACY
DÉJÀ VU ALL OVER AGAIN
THE MIRAGE OF REFORM
GROPING FOR “THE ANSWER”
SPECIAL EDUCATION AT HOME
ACTIVISTS IN EDUCATION
FROM ACTIVISM TO ZEALOTRY
THE MOBILE SOCIETY
GENDER, RACE, AND TRANSIENCE IN SCHOOLS
THE MATTER OF RACE
AN UNCERTAIN FUTURE FOR TEACHERS
ABOUT DROPOUTS
MERIT PAY AND TENURE
A PERSONAL ASIDE
MOVING THE DECK CHAIRS
CRIME AND DELINQUENCY IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
DEALING WITH JUVENILE CRIME
SCHOOL BOARDS
TEACHING CENTERS
THE INEVITABILITY OF SCHOOL FAILURE
THROW MONEY AT IT
FUNDING
WHERE’S THE MONEY?
TESTING FOR MONEY
WASTING MONEY
HOW SOURCE CONTROLS POLICY
TEACHER SALARIES
FUNDING SOCIAL NEEDS
LOCAL SPENDING
FEEDING THE CHILDREN
CAPITAL EXPENDITURES FOR BURGEONING SCHOOLS
MORE EDUCATION FOR LESS MONEY
VOUCHERS AND PRIVATE SCHOOLS
CHARTER SCHOOLS
PRIVATE ENTERPRISE IN EDUCATION
THE PREDATORS
THE MORAL CODE OF SCHOOLS
DISCIPLINE
ON SELF ESTEEM AND SPEECH
VALUES AND CHARACTER
CHILDREN AT RISK
CHILDREN’S HEALTH AT RISK
A CLEAR AND PRESENT DANGER
SCHOOLS “IN EXTREMIS”
GUNS AND VOLCANOES
INSTITUTIONAL CONFLICT
THAT PLACE
WHO CARES FOR THE CHILDREN?
ON SOCIALIZATION
TEXTS—ADOPTIONS AND ALTERNATIVES
WHAT KNOWLEDGE IS OF MOST WORTH?
LEARNING ELECTRONICALLY
THE ORGANIZATION OF CURRICULUM
TEACHING TOPICS BETTER LEARNED AT HOME
PERSPECTIVES IN CURRICULUM
COMPUTERS AND LEARNING
THE LIMITS OF TECHNOLOGY
SOME HIDDEN BENEFITS OF TECHNOLOGY
THE STRUCTURE OF KNOWLEDGE
OVERCOMING NEGATIVE INFLUENCES
PROCESS AND CONTENT IN CURRICULUM
CURRICULUM FOR GIFTED CHILDREN
PLANNING A HOME CURRICULUM
GENERAL AND SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE
MORE ON STRUCTURE IN KNOWLEDGE
LEARNING FROM PRINCIPLES AND APPLICATIONS
CATEGORIZATION OF KNOWLEDGE
LEARNING ABOUT LEADERSHIP AND GOALS
THE CASE FOR COMMUNICATION
ADOLESCENCE
METHODS OF TEACHING READING
ON TEACHING MATHEMATICS
TEACHING THE DISTURBED CHILD
FOLLOW THE MONEY
THE VICTIMS OF TESTING
TESTING FOR “LOW ACHIEVERS”
AUTHENTICITY IN TESTING
EVALUATING YOUR CHILD’S SCHOOL
TEACHER TRAINING
AGENTS OF CHANGE
THE CONTRADICTIONS OF REWARDS
TALENTED TEACHERS
TALENTED CHILDREN
A TIME FOR LEARNING
SINK OR SWIM
THE TEACHER SHORTAGE
WHAT TEACHER SHORTAGE?
A PERSONAL NOTE
THE USUAL EMERGENCY
FINDING GOOD TEACHERS
THE ART OF TEACHING
IN THE INTERIM BEFORE TEACHING CENTERS
ADMINISTRATION AND SUPERVISION
READINESS, MOTIVATION AND ATTENTION
A NEW WAY TO TEACH
FACING THE CHALLENGE
PREPARATION
FATHERS AND DIVORCE
MAKING THE DECISION
FINDING THE TIME
MORE ON SOCIALIZATION
HELP WANTED
ON BEING A PARENT
HOW OTHER CHILDREN INFLUENCE BEHAVIOR
MORE ON FATHERS
ACTION AND REACTION
FAMILIES UNDER SIEGE
THE INFLUENCE OF ENTERTAINMENT AND MEDIA
MAJORITY RULES
INTEGRATION—INTENT AND EFFECT
RACIAL ATTITUDES—FORMATION AND CHANGE
CHOICES AND CONSEQUENCES
PREPARATION FOR HIGHER EDUCATION
LIFE CHOICES FOR THE HOMESCHOOLED CHILD
HOMESCHOOLING CREATES CHOICES
NON-TRADITIONAL FAMILIES
THE PARENT AS MENTOR/TEACHER
RESOURCES FOR HOMESCHOOLERS
INDEPENDENT LEARNERS
ABOUT “MOM”
ON CHANGING A CHILD’S BEHAVIOR
LESSONS IN LIFE
A ROLE FOR PUBLIC AGENCIES
GUIDANCE FOR ELECTRONIC SOURCES
THROUGH A CHILD’S EYES
HEALING BEFORE MENTORING
DON’T JUST STAND THERE
SAFETY AND PREPAREDNESS
TEACHING SELF-PROTECTION
GROWING UP IN THE NEW CENTURY
THE WORLD OF WORK
A FINAL REVIEW
RECOMMENDED READING
GLOSSARY
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School's Out

School's Out

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School's Out examines the alternatives to failing public schools. It offers parents the means to give their children a real education that prepares them for life as adults. It includes examples and anecdotes from the writer's thirty-six years of teaching and counseling children in the public schools of San Francisco. School's Out guides parents in planning and carrying out a sound educational program with references to print and electronic sources, teaching techniques, and psychological principles in mentoring their children.
School's Out examines the alternatives to failing public schools. It offers parents the means to give their children a real education that prepares them for life as adults. It includes examples and anecdotes from the writer's thirty-six years of teaching and counseling children in the public schools of San Francisco. School's Out guides parents in planning and carrying out a sound educational program with references to print and electronic sources, teaching techniques, and psychological principles in mentoring their children.

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