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The Resource Failing our brightest kids : the global challenge of educating high-ability students, Chester E. Finn, Jr., Brandon L. Wright

Failing our brightest kids : the global challenge of educating high-ability students, Chester E. Finn, Jr., Brandon L. Wright

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Failing our brightest kids : the global challenge of educating high-ability students
Title
Failing our brightest kids
Title remainder
the global challenge of educating high-ability students
Statement of responsibility
Chester E. Finn, Jr., Brandon L. Wright
Title variation
Global challenge of educating high-ability students
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Language
eng
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Summary
In Failing Our Brightest Kids, Chester E. Finn, Jr., and Brandon L. Wright argue that, for decades, the United States has done too little to focus on educating students to achieve at high levels
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10456987
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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1944-
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Finn, Chester E.
Dewey number
371.95/0973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Wright, Brandon L
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True
Series statement
Educational innovations series
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  • Gifted children
  • Gifted children
  • Gifted children
  • United States
  • Hochbegabung
  • Student
  • Kind
  • Förderung
  • Schule
  • USA
Target audience
adult
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the global challenge of educating high-ability students
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Failing our brightest kids : the global challenge of educating high-ability students, Chester E. Finn, Jr., Brandon L. Wright
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Educating smart kids : why bother? -- How is the United States doing? -- How disagreement holds us back -- How the system slows us down -- Will differentiation move us forward? -- How do other countries educate smart kids? -- Japan : early neglect, later intensity -- Singapore : enough of a good thing? -- Korea : too much pressure? -- Taiwan : do as we say, not as we do -- Finland : not quite as advertised -- Germany : differentiating without differences -- Hungary : much talk, less action -- Switzerland : decentralized to excess? -- England : sifting through the policy rubble -- Ontario : how "special" is "gifted"? -- Western Australia : in for the long haul -- What have we learned? -- Moves America should make
Control code
ocn912357009
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 299 pages
Isbn
9781612508412
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2015937064
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)912357009
Label
Failing our brightest kids : the global challenge of educating high-ability students, Chester E. Finn, Jr., Brandon L. Wright
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Educating smart kids : why bother? -- How is the United States doing? -- How disagreement holds us back -- How the system slows us down -- Will differentiation move us forward? -- How do other countries educate smart kids? -- Japan : early neglect, later intensity -- Singapore : enough of a good thing? -- Korea : too much pressure? -- Taiwan : do as we say, not as we do -- Finland : not quite as advertised -- Germany : differentiating without differences -- Hungary : much talk, less action -- Switzerland : decentralized to excess? -- England : sifting through the policy rubble -- Ontario : how "special" is "gifted"? -- Western Australia : in for the long haul -- What have we learned? -- Moves America should make
Control code
ocn912357009
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 299 pages
Isbn
9781612508412
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2015937064
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)912357009

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