Best Sellers: Education, September 12, 2013

November 2012 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

  1. Educational Delusions? Why Choice Can Deepen Inequality and How To Make Schools Fair
    Orfield, Gary
    University of California Press
    2013. ISBN 9780520274730. $70
  2. Home Is Where the School Is: The Logic of Homeschooling and the Emotional Labor of Mothering
    Lois, Jennifer
    New York University
    2013. ISBN 9780814752517. $75
  3. Paying for the Party: How College Maintains Inequality
    Armstrong, Elizabeth A.
    Harvard University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780674049574. $35
  4. Higher Education in the Digital Age
    Bowen, William G.
    Princeton University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780691159300. $26.95
  5. College (Un)Bound: The Future of Higher Education and What It Means for Students
    Selingo, Jeffrey J.
    Houghton Mifflin
    2013. ISBN 9780544027077. $26
  6. Why Are Professors Liberal and Why Do Conservatives Care?
    Gross, Neil
    Harvard University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780674059092. $35
  7. The Age of the Image: Redefining Literacy in a World of Screens
    Apkon, Stephen
    Farrar, Straus & Giroux
    2013. ISBN 9780374102432. $26
  8. Can Education Change Society?
    Apple, Michael W.
    2013. ISBN 9780415875325. $129
  9. The Social Neuroscience of Education: Optimizing Attachment and Learning in the Classroom
    Cozolino, Louis
    W.W. Norton
    2013. ISBN 9780393706093. $37.50
  10. The Anti-Education Era: Creating Smarter Students Through Digital Learning
    Gee, James Paul
    Palgrave Macmillan
    2013. ISBN 9780230342095. $17
  11. The Education of Selves: How Psychology Transformed Students
    Martin, Jack
    Oxford University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780199913671. $59.99
  12. Testing Wars in the Public Schools: A Forgotten History
    Reese, William J.
    Harvard University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780674073043. $45
  13. Improbable Scholars: The Rebirth of a Great American School System and a Strategy for America’s Schools
    Kirp, David L.
    Oxford University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780199987498. $24.95
  14. Determined To Succeed? Performance Versus Choice in Educational Attainment
    Jackson, Michelle
    Stanford University
    2013. ISBN 9780804783026. $60
  15. High-Expectation Curricula: Helping All Students Succeed with Powerful Learning
    Dudley-Marling, Curt
    Teachers College Press
    2012. ISBN 9780807753675. $66
  16. The Power of Middle School: Maximizing These Vital Years
    Babbage, Keen J.
    Rowman & Littlefield Education
    2012. ISBN 9781610487023. $60
  17. Learning at Not-School: A Review of Study, Theory, and Advocacy for Education in Non-Formal Settings
    Sefton-Green, Julian
    MIT Press
    2013. ISBN 9780262518246. $14
  18. Follow the Money: How Foundation Dollars Change Public School Politics
    Reckhow, Sarah
    Oxford University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780199937738. $39.95
  19. The Myth of Accountability: What Don’t We Know?
    Glover, Eric S.
    Rowman & Littlefield Education
    2013. ISBN 9781610486996. $50
  20. Measuring What Matters Most: Choice-Based Assessments for the Digital Age
    Schwartz, Daniel L.
    MIT Press
    2013. ISBN 9780262518376. $14
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