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The Obama Education Plan An Education Week Guide (Paperback)

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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0470482095
ISBN-13: 9780470482094
Sku: 210614980
Publish Date: 2/1/2009
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 9H x 6L x 0.75T
Pages:  226
 

A guide to the educational priorities and change to expect from the Obama administration

Although the Obama''s goals for education have been articulated in his speeches and on his website, what''s missing is a picture of what these proposals mean in practice. This guide provides the articles, stories, and commentary to clarify Obama''s priorities for education. The plan itself is comprehensive and covers preschool, K-12, and college-level education. Among its recommendations: expand early education, improve teacher quality, support school innovation, make math and science national priorities, address the dropout crisis, and improve college access and affordability.Compiled by "Education Week"-education''s newspaper of recordOffers information and opinion on Obama''s key educational prioritiesProvides a listing of the President''s recommendations for education from pre-school to college levelIncludes advice for the President from key education leaders

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Although the Obama education plan has been articulated in his speeches and on his website, what’s missing is a picture of what these proposals mean in practice. This guide will provide the background information and stories to clarify Obama's proposals for education.  The plan itself is comprehensive and covers preschool, K-12, and college-level education.  Among its recommendations –| |
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  • Strengthen the quality and accessibility of early education| |
  • Reform No Child Left Behind| |
  • Improve teacher recruitment, preparation, retention, and rewards| |
  • Make math and science education a national priority| |
  • Make college more affordable for more students| |
  • Increase incentives for service learning| |
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|Education Week has been covering education policy for over 25 years – and they have also followed the presidential candidates and their policy proposals throughout the campaign.  This book will pull together relevant articles, opinion pieces, and stories of innovative practice from the archives of Education Week.  In addition, the book will include excepts from Obama’s speeches, and advice from thought leaders on their hopes for the future of education. |

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