Linda Darling Hammond Free eBooks (1)

ISBN: 0833005936, 9780833005939
Author: Linda Darling Hammond
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: teaching, crisis, coming, reports, commission
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This report treats the current status of the teaching profession at a time when renewed efforts to improve the quality of American education are occurring at the federal, state, and local levels. The report demonstrates that dramatic changes in our nation's teaching force will soon lead to serious shortages of qualified teachers unless policies that restructure the teaching profession are pursued.......
ISBN: 0833004913, 9780833004918
Authors: Linda Darling Hammond, Ellen L. Marks
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Keywords: education, consolidation, improvement, responses, state, federalism, new
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The 1981 Education Consolidation and Improvement Act (ECIA) is part of the Reagan Administration's "new federalism." This study, based on personal interviews with officials in nine states, examined decisionmaking as state officials planned for their new responsibilities under the ECIA.State departments of education, state legislatures, and, in some cases, state boards of education will play a larg......
Authors: Linda Darling Hammond, Arthur E. Wise
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Keywords: teaching, educational, policies, views, teachers, framework, examining, conceptual
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Legislative and judicial policies that are intended to improve school effectiveness reinforce a legalistic conception of schooling, since they must be general, uniform, and enforceable.These policies seek to rationalize the actions of teachers by specifying curricular objectives and instructional methods for attaining them, and by measuring attainment.The theory is that if teachers conform their b......
Authors: Linda Darling Hammond, Thomas J. Kniesner
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Keywords: compensation, workers, economics, law
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This document presents a review of the major issues of current concern to insurers, employers, workers, and government agencies regarding workers' compensation law.The compensation system has changed rapidly and dramatically over the past decade, raising new questions and problems with each reform.The authors discuss the issues that have been identified by experts in the field and suggest areas fo......
ISBN: 0833008870, 9780833008879
Authors: Gus Haggstrom, Linda Darling Hammond, David W. Grissmer
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Keywords: demand, supply, teacher, assessing
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This report presents an analysis of factors that affect the supply of and demand for elementary and secondary school teachers. This analysis was undertaken to provide a framework for redesigning the U.S. Department of Education’s data system to monitor the status of teachers over the next several years. The major components of the system are the Schools and Staffing Surveys, several linked s......
ISBN: 083301059X, 9780833010599
Authors: Linda Darling Hammond, Tamar Gendler, Arthur E. Wise
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Keywords: licensed, profession, preparation, practical, internship, teaching
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Using the professional internships of the engineering, psychology, architecture, and medical professions as models, this report proposes standards for teaching internship programs. The internship standards are intended to be embedded in a state's teacher licensing system. As are internships in other professions, teaching internships should be oriented more toward assistance than assessment, more t......
ISBN: 0833003275, 9780833003270
Authors: Aaron S. Gurwitz, Linda Darling Hammond, Sara R. Pease
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Keywords: federalism, education, instrument, provisions, effort, maintenance
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Most federal intergovernmental aid programs are accompanied by maintenance of effort (MOE) provisions.This study has three main purposes: (1) to analyze the structure and evolution of the legislative and regulatory requirements in order to determine the specific intentions that motivated the design of these provisions; (2) to assess the incidence and etiology of noncompliance; and (3) to analyze a......
ISBN: 0833009575, 9780833009579
Authors: Linda Darling Hammond, Lisa Hudson, Sheila Nataraj Kirby
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Keywords: recruits, science, mathematics, teaching, new, door, teacher, education, opening, redesigning
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Over the last several years, there has been growing concern about shortages of qualified mathematics and science teachers. This report describes a number of special teacher preparation programs designed to attract individuals to mathematics or science teaching from such nontraditional pools as retirees, homemakers, career switchers, and recent college mathematics and science graduates. The program......
ISBN: 0833006703, 9780833006707
Authors: Linda Darling Hammond, Sheila Nataraj Kirby, Priscilla M. Schlegel
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Keywords: case, study, minnesota, choice, school, tax, deductions, parent, tuition
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This report presents the results of one of the first empirical investigations of how a tax subsidy for tuition costs actually influences parents' school choices. It provides data about subsidy costs, utilization, and effects in Minnesota, the first state to have a tuition subsidy pass judicial review at all levels of the court system. The study also examines the effects of other state aid policies......
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