Herbert J. Walberg

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.


Herbert J. Walberg's Books

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Tests, Testing, and Genuine School Reform

Editor: Herbert J. Walberg
ISBN: 978-0-8179-1354-0

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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Advancing Student Achievement

Author: Herbert J. Walberg
ISBN: 978-0-8179-4951-8

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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Education and Capitalism

Editors: Herbert J. Walberg, Joseph L. Bast
ISBN: 978-0-8179-3972-4

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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