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Creating a Data-Informed Culture in Community Colleges

A New Model for Educators
Brad C. Phillips and Jordan E. Horowitz

Brad C. Phillips and Jordan E. Horowitz offer a research-based model and actionable approach for using data strategically at community colleges to increase completion rates as well as other metrics linked to student success. They draw from the fields of psychology, neuroscience, and behavioral economics to show how leaders and administrators can build good habits for engaging with data constructively.

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Creating Inclusive Learning Opportunities in Higher Education

A Universal Design Toolkit
Sheryl E. Burgstahler, Foreword by Ana Mari Cauce

In Creating Inclusive Learning Opportunities in Higher Education, Sheryl Burgstahler provides a practical, step-by-step guide for putting the principles of universal design into action. The book offers multiple ways to access, engage with, and transform the higher education environment: making physical spaces welcoming to students of all abilities; creating digital learning and assistive technology programs that meet the needs of all users; developing universal design in higher education (UDHE) syllabi, assessments and teaching practices that minimize the need for academic accommodations; and institutionalizing universal design supports and services.
Available December 2020

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Creating Research-Practice Partnerships in Education

William R. Penuel and Daniel J. Gallagher, Foreword by John Q. Easton

Creating Research-Practice Partnerships in Education is an invaluable resource for educators and researchers seeking to develop long-term collaborations in which educators and researchers work together to study and solve pressing problems of practice. Drawing on a wide range of examples, the authors describe the purposes for which partnerships may be organized, the forms that these endeavors may take, challenges that they typically face, and strategies for overcoming those challenges. The book includes tools and routines for working together as well as strategies for ensuring equity of participation on both sides.

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Creating Safe, Equitable, Engaging Schools

A Comprehensive, Evidence-Based Approach to Supporting Students
Edited by David Osher, Deborah Moroney, and Sandra Williamson

Creating Safe, Equitable, Engaging Schools brings together the collective wisdom of more than thirty experts from a variety of fields to show how school leaders can create communities that support the social, emotional, and academic needs of all students. It offers an essential guide for making sense of the myriad evidence‐based frameworks, resources, and tools available to create a continuous improvement system.

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Cultural Action for Freedom

2000 Edition
By Paulo Freire, with an introduction by Marta Soler-Gallart and Bárbara M. Brizuela

In this volume, we have chosen to highlight the importance of education to human rights by reprinting two articles written by Paulo Freire (1921-1997) in 1970 for the Harvard Educational Review.

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Cultural Studies and Education

Perspectives on Theory, Methodology, and Practice
Edited by Rubén A. Gaztambide-Fernández, Heather Harding, and Tere Sordé-Martí

Cultural Studies and Education is a timely introduction to cultural studies and the ways in which it can enrich both education scholarship and practice.

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Cultural Transformations

Youth and Pedagogies of Possibility
Edited by Korina M. Jocson, Afterword by Shirley Brice Heath

In what ways can teachers build on youth culture to improve learning opportunities in the classroom?

In this fascinating and highly readable collection, Korina M. Jocson brings together more than two dozen scholars, artists, educators, and youth workers to illustrate how nondominant youth can be engaged through various social justice arts projects.

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Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Education

Designing Networks That Transform Schools
Edited by Martin Scanlan, Cristina Hunter, and Elizabeth R. Howard

Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Education provides a much-needed blueprint for how school leaders can leverage the power of collaborative learning to create more culturally and linguistically responsive schools.

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Culturally Responsive School Leadership

Muhammad Khalifa, Foreword by Lisa Delpit

Culturally Responsive School Leadership focuses on how school leaders can effectively serve minoritized students—those who have been historically marginalized in school and society. The book demonstrates how leaders can engage students, parents, teachers, and communities in ways that positively impact learning by honoring indigenous heritages and local cultural practices.

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Customized Schooling

Beyond Whole-School Reform
Edited by Frederick M. Hess and Bruno V. Manno

Customized Schooling aims to reorient discussions about school reform by moving away from “whole school” solutions to customized services and products.

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