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Herbert J. Walberg
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Herbert J. Walberg, a distinguished visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution and a member of the Koret Task Force on K-12 Education, is a University Scholar at the University of Illinois at Chicago. His research focuses on educational productivity and human accomplishments.

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Author: Herbert J. Walberg
Product Code: 4952-5
ISBN: 978-0-8179-4952-5
Pages: 117
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A renowned educator-psychologist explains how children learn and how family, classroom, and school practices can help them learn more effectively. In addition to drawing on studies of learning outcomes, the author reveals economic research on teacher education and school choice that challenges many popular assumptions.

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Editors: Herbert J. Walberg, Joseph L. Bast
Product Code: 3972-5
ISBN: 978-0-8179-3972-4
Pages: 364
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The authors call on the need to combine education with capitalism. Drawing on insights and findings from history, psychology, sociology, political science, and economics, they show how, if our schools were moved from the public sector to the private sector, they could once again do a superior job providing K–12 education.

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Editors: Williamson M. Evers, Herbert J. Walberg
Product Code: 3882-6
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A group of expert authors from a wide range of perspectives reveal what is known about accountability, what still needs to be learned, what should be done right now, and what should be avoided in devising accountability systems.

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Editors: Williamson M. Evers, Herbert J. Walberg
Product Code: 2982-7
ISBN: 978-0-8179-2982-4
Pages: 337
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This book takes a hard look at the professional, technical, and public policy issues surrounding student achievement and teacher effectiveness—and shows how testing and accountability can play a vital role in improving American schools.


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Editor: Herbert J. Walberg
Product Code: 1354-0
ISBN: 978-0-8179-1354-0
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The author draws on scientific studies of tests and their uses to show how standardized achievement tests must play a central role in improving achievement in K-12 schools. He explains the central considerations in developing and evaluating tests and tells how tests can best be best used, covering such topics as using tests for student incentives, paying teachers for performance, and using tests in efforts to attain new state and national standards.


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