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Education in America: Issues, Analyses, Policies, and Programs. Volume 5
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Editors: Veronica M. Thompson
Book Description:
This series provides an overview on education in America today, with a focus on the current issues, analyses, policies and programs being implemented and challenged. This volume provides an overview of the mechanics of Coverdells; studies the amount of money invested in education by different race and ethnic groups and examines different factors that could contribute to the differences in expenditures; discusses the price of attending a college; addresses possible sources of federal support for schools and local educational agencies that have enrolled unaccompanied alien children; discusses gender differences in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) interest, credits earned, and National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) in the 12th grade; reviews teacher staffing and pay differences in public and private schools; studies law enforcement on campuses; and discusses characteristics of the investing in innovation fund. (Imprint: Nova)

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Table of Contents:
pp. vii

Chapter 1
Tax-Preferred College Savings Plans: An Introduction to Coverdells
(Margot L. Crandall-Hollick)
pp. 1-16

Chapter 2
Do Different Groups Invest Differently in Higher Education?
(Tian Luo and Richard J. Holden)
pp. 17-22

Chapter 3
What Is the Price of College? Total, Net, and Out-of-Pocket Prices by Type of Institution in 2011–12
(David Radwin and Christina Chang Wei)
pp. 23-58

Chapter 4
Federal Elementary and Secondary Education Programs and Unaccompanied Alien Children
(Rebecca R. Skinner, Ruth Ellen Wasem)
pp. 59-78

Chapter 5
Gender Differences in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Interest, Credits Earned, and NAEP Performance in the 12th Grade
(Brittany C. Cunningham, Kathleen Mulvaney Hoyer, Dinah Sparks)
pp. 79-110

Chapter 6
Teacher Staffing and Pay Differences: Public and Private Schools
(Sylvia A. Allegretto and Ilan Tojerow)
pp. 111-138

Chapter 7
Campus Law Enforcement, 2011-12
(Brian A. Reaves)
pp. 139-198

Chapter 8
K-12 Education: Characteristics of the Investing in Innovation Fund
(U.S. Government Accountability Office)
pp. 199-218

pp. 219

      Education in America: Issues, Analyses, Policies and Programs
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2016 - 1st Quarter
   Pages: 6x9 - (NBC-G)
   ISBN: 978-1-63484-373-7
   Status: AV
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FM Formatting
PP Page Proofs
FP Final Production
EP Editorial Production
PR At Prepress
AP At Press
AV Available
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