H. Albert, AM'76,
And the Skylark Sings with Me: Adventures in Homeschooling
and Community-Based Education (New Society Publishers/Holt
Associates). Albert's guide to homeschooling provides a critique
of American education and tells parents how to nurture children's
intelligence at home, arguing that parents are the most important
part of a child's educational development.
S. Loveless, PhD'92,
The Tracking Wars: State Reform Meets School Policy (Brookings
Institution Press). Loveless uses political science, organizational
theory, instructional policy, and classroom teaching to analyze
efforts to reform school tracking at state and local levels.
H. Maehl, PhD'57, Lifelong
Learning at Its Best: Innovative Practices in Adult Credit Programs
(Jossey-Bass). Maehl reviews the growth of accredited programs
for adult learners since WWII and the accompanying challenges
to higher education. He profiles 34 current programs with innovative
practices that adult educators can adapt to their specific needs.
K. Wong, AB'77, AM'80, PhD'83, Funding
Public Schools: Politics and Policies (University Press of
Kansas). Wong examines the fundamental role of politics in funding
public schools, arguing that legislative gridlock and funding
rules affect resource allocation at federal, state, and local
levels, often fragmenting policy and hurting schools with the