High Stakes

Author: Committee on Appropriate Test Use
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 0309062802
Size: 37.81 MB
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This book sorts out the controversies that emerge when a test score can open or close gates on a student's educational pathway. The expert panel: Proposes how to judge the appropriateness of a test.

Fast Food Nation

Author: Eric Schlosser
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0547750331
Size: 59.22 MB
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Explores the homogenization of American culture and the impact of the fast food industry on modern-day health, economy, politics, popular culture, entertainment, and food production.

Driving Europe

Author: Frank Schipper
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
ISBN: 9052603081
Size: 28.84 MB
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The resulting volume describes everythingfrom the standardied traffic signs that saved human lives on theroad to the Europabus taking tourists from Stockholm to Romein the 1950s.

The Language Of Composition

Author: Renee H. Shea
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
ISBN: 1457628279
Size: 68.13 MB
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Written by a team of experts with experience in both high school and college, this text focuses on teaching students the skills they need to read, write, and think at the college level.

Saving The Seas

Author: Anathea Brooks
Publisher: Cornell Maritime Pr/Tidewater Pub
Size: 53.61 MB
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Yet this answer does not satisfy most of us. Why? Why are we impelled to "save the seas"? In this volume, a diverse group of scholars creatively addresses the question of why and how we should save the world's coastal seas.

Pioneering Women In American Mathematics

Author: Judy Green
Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.
ISBN: 0821843761
Size: 51.59 MB
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This book is the result of a study in which the authors identified all of the American women who earned PhD's in mathematics before 1940, and collected extensive biographical and bibliographical information about each of them.

The Social Importance Of Self Esteem

Author: Andrew M. Mecca
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520067097
Size: 14.99 MB
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The ten essays in this volume, prepared by faculty members of the University of California, draw on research in the social and behavioral sciences to explore these issues.

Technology As Freedom

Author: Ronald C. Tobey
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520204218
Size: 17.99 MB
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Technology as Freedom successfully bridges the gaps between business history, political history, social history, and the history of technology and helps restore the central place of state action in the mid-century transformations of ...

The Dynamics Of Opportunity In America

Author: Irwin Kirsch
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783319259895
Size: 32.84 MB
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Written in an engaging style, this volume constitutes an essential foundation for informed discussion and strategic analysis. Across the country, our children are beginning life from very different starting points.