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...Country overview The USA’s education system is split into elementary school, middle school, junior high, and high school. State departments are responsible for day-to-day implementation of educational policy, whilst schools are overseen...

The Politics of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

Education and HIV/AIDS : Education as a Humanitarian Response

Continuum, 2011

Book chapter

...Introduction In May 2003, President George W. Bush signed H.R. 1298, the Global AIDS Bill, authorizing $15 billion for HIV/AIDS interventions around the world. Passing through the US Congress in less than three...

Reconciliation Through Relationships Among Teachers and Sub-Saharan African Families in the USA

Education and Reconciliation : Exploring Conflict and Post-Conflict Situations

Continuum, 2010

Book chapter

...In 2007, 1.4 million of the 38.1 million foreign-born residents of the United States were born in Africa (Terrazas, 2009). While they make up only 3.7 per cent of the foreign-born population, the number of African migrants I use...

The late twentieth century normative vision

Clifford P. Harbour

Clifford P. Harbour is Associate Professor in the College of Education at the University of Wyoming, USA and President of the Council for the Study of Community Colleges, USA. He was a community college faculty member and administrator for 14 years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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John Dewey and the Future of Community College Education

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Introduction In this chapter I focus on a series of developments that shaped the evolution of junior colleges and then community...

Conclusion

Massimiliano Tarozzi

Massimiliano Tarozzi is Associate Professor in Education at the Department Life Quality Studies, University of Bologna, Italy, and was a Fulbright Visiting Scholar at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), USA. He is the editor of Encyclopaideia: Journal of Phenomenology and Education and Chair of the institution governing educational services in Bologna, Italy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Carlos Alberto Torres

Carlos Alberto Torres is Distinguished Professor of Education, UNESCO Chair in Global Learning and Global Citizenship Education, and Director of the Paulo Freire Institute at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), USA. He is President of the World Council of Comparative Education Societies, Founding Director of the Paulo Freire Institutes in Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires and at UCLA, and Past President of the Comparative International Education Society (CIES). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Global Citizenship Education and the Crises of Multiculturalism : Comparative Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...Over the past few years we have noticed that there is an emerging argument about failing citizenship in the world of academic experts. This includes, for instance, ways to explain why so many European youth, having been failed...

Overview of Childhood (USA)

Cindy Dell Clark

Cindy Dell Clark is Associate Professor at Rutgers University, Camden, United States Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...The United States is the only nation worldwide that has not ratified the United Nations Convention of the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). Whereas institutions in many signatory countries have reoriented toward children’s rights and children...

Technology and Digital Media in Youth (USA)

Cindy Dell Clark

Cindy Dell Clark is Associate Professor at Rutgers University, Camden, United States Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Joseph Roman

Joseph Roman is with Rutgers University (Camden) Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...The first messages via computer-to-computer communication were sent within California in 1969. Subsequently, the Internet and digital media have had broad implications the world over, including transforming the lives of American...

The United States of America: Reflections on the development and effectiveness of compulsory music education

The Origins and Foundations of Music Education : International Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...This chapter consists of an overview of the history of music in compulsory schooling in the United States of America. There are sections on the colonial period, the common school movement, compulsory schooling and the modern era, followed...
...Although technically two separate towns, Karl, Texas, and Kate, Texas (United States) are one community. In 1940 Karl-Kate was a centre for agriculture. Located in the rich farmlands of the Rio Grande Valley near the Texas-Mexico...

As They See It: First Generation College Students and Photovoice

Understanding Experiences of First Generation University Students : Culturally Responsive and Sustaining Methodologies

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book chapter

...Despite intense endeavors to promote educational change to affect student achievement, one voice, perhaps the most critical voice is sorely lacking … that of the students themselves. Rationale for the study This chapter uses the frame...