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Mettler, Suzanne.

Summary: "America's higher education system is failing its students. In the space of a generation, we have gone from being the best-educated society in the world to one in which a college degree benefits only to those in the top income brackets. In Degrees of Inequality, acclaimed political scientist Suzanne Mettler explains why the system has gone so horribly wrong and why the American Dream is...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 378.73 Mettler

Wilder, Craig Steven

Summary: A leading African American historian of race in America exposes the uncomfortable truths about race, slavery, and the American academy, revealing that leading universities, dependent on human bondage, became breeding grounds for the racist ideas that sustained it.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 379.26 Wilder

Chu, Lenora

Summary: China's widely acclaimed yet insular education system is held up as a model of academic and behavioral excellence. Chu, an American journalist of Chinese descent raising a young family in Shanghai, noticed how well-behaved Chinese children were compared to her boisterous toddler. Enrolling three-year-old Rainer in China's state-run public school system, the immediate results were positive. But...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 370.951 CHU 2017

Demos, John.

Summary: Near the start of the nineteenth century, a group of eminent Protestant ministers formed a grand scheme for gathering the rest of mankind into the redemptive fold of Christianity. Its core element was a special school for youth drawn from all parts of the earth, including the Pacific Islands, China, India, and the native nations of North America. If all went well, graduates would return to join...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 371.829 Demos

Winkler, Henry

Summary: Hoping to land the lead in the class play, Hank freezes during his audition and is only able to buzz like a fly, inspiring his teacher to create a special role for him as a silent bookmark that saves the show when a rival suffers an attack of stage fright.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FICTION Winkler

Summary: Presents the theory that the American dream, all but abandoned in the United States, has been adopted successfully in other countries, including Italy, France, Finland, Slovenia, Germany, Portugal, Norway, Tunisia, and Iceland, looking at such areas as worker benefits, public expenditure for the common good, and state-funded higher education.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 303.42 Where

Bennett, William J. (William John)

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Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 371.192 Benne

Gatto, John Taylor.

Contents: Foreword / by Thomas Moore -- Introduction to the second edition / by David Albert -- Publisher's note : from the first edition -- About the author -- The seven-lesson schoolteacher -- The psychopathic school -- The green Monongahela -- We need less school, not more -- The congregational principle -- Afterword : to the tenth anniversary edition -- Postscript [Feb.] 2005 : from the publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Society Publishers 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 372 Gatto

Gentry, J. Richard.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo LifeLong 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 372.622 Gentry

Hainstock, Elizabeth G.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin 1968

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 371.3 Hai

Kronman, Anthony T

Summary: "The former dean of Yale Law School surveys the full sweep of recent campus controversies to show how these disputes threaten the best of America's intellectual traditions--including democracy itself. In his tenure at Yale, Anthony Kronman has watched students march across campus to protest the names of buildings and seen colleagues resign over emails about Halloween costumes. He is no stranger...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 978.73 Kronman 2020

Morrison, Toni.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Co. 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 379.26 Morr

Montessori, Maria

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Publisher / Publication Date: Schocken Books 1965

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 371.3 Mon

Frier, Raphaële

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 370.82 Frier

Ruben, Marina Koestler.

Summary: "Tutoring today is a $4 billion industry (yes--billion) with companies like Sylvan Learning Center and Kaplan Tutoring cashing in. What are parents of today's overextended students to do? If only there were a resource closer to home that was easy, free, and able to provide the same quality of service. But there is: you. Top professional tutor Marina Koestler Ruben empowers you to take a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ten Speed Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 371.394 Ruben

Summary: Consumer Reports guides are valuable references for making smart buying decisions, staying healthy, and improving your home.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Consumers Union of United States 1942

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6 available in Magazines, Call number: 2020
Call number: MAG 1/08
Call number: MAG 2016
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Call number: MAG 2018
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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 381.3 Con
Call number: 381.3 Ja/01

Donaldson-Pressman, Stephanie.

Summary: "A groundbreaking approach to building learning habits for life, based on a major new study revealing what works - and what doesn't Life is different for kids today. Between standardized testing, the Common Core Curriculum, copious homework assignments, and seemingly endless amounts of "screen time," it's hard for kids - and parents - to know what's most essential. How can parents help their...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Parenting Collection, Call number: PARENTING 371.302 Donal

Langston-George, Rebecca.

Summary: "Tells Malala Yousafzai's harrowing story of standing up for girls' education against the Taliban, being shot in the head, and surviving to continue the fight"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 371.82 Lang

School Speciality

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 372 Schoo

Westcott, Wayne L.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Human Kinetics 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613.7044 Wes

Gunders, Dana.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.552 Gunder

Joyce, Irma.

Summary: Discusses different situations to help make important distinctions between people who are "safe" and people to avoid.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House, Inc. 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Joyce

Kakalios, James

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gotham Books 2005

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1 available in Adult, Call number: GRNOV 530 Kak

King, Maxwell (Maxwell Evarts Perkins)

Summary: "Every weekday for decades, a kind man named Mister Rogers stepped through a door in his TV house, spoke directly into the camera while he changed from street clothes into a cardigan and sneakers, and sang, "It's a beautiful day in the neighborhood." Offering unconditional love, this soft-spoken icon was a household name for tens of millions of children, as well as their parents who grew up...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Rogers 2018