|aTaking sides.|pClashing views in teaching and educational practice /|cselected, edited and with introductions by Dennis L. Evans.
|aClashing views in teaching and educational practice.
|aTeaching and educational practice.
|aDubuque, IA :|bMcGraw-Hill/Dushkin,|cc.2008.
|axxv, 362 p. ;|c24 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
|aIs it time for national standards in education? -- Is home schooling a good idea? -- Has the Middle School concept failed? -- Should religious content and concepts be more evident in our schools? -- Is drug testing of students a justifiable practice? -- Have charter schools fulfilled their promises? -- Has the "No Child Left Behind" legislation created good educational policy? -- Should school discipline policies be stricter and include "Zero Tolerance" provisions? -- Can large high schools provide a quality education? -- Should the teaching of American History focus on a critique of past events and individuals? -- Should comprehensive sexuality education be taught in public schools? -- Do single-sex classrooms and schools provide a better learning environment? -- Is grade inflation a problem? -- Does homework serve useful purposes? -- Does participation in sports provide positive benefits to youth? -- Will increased use of computer technology and games be beneficial to students? -- Is the practice of providing accommodations to children in special education a good idea? -- Are character/moral education programs effective?