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Ascher, Carol 1941-

Overview
Works: 61 works in 161 publications in 1 language and 5,352 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PQ2603.E362, B
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Most widely held works about Carol Ascher
 
Most widely held works by Carol Ascher
Simone de Beauvoir, a life of freedom by Carol Ascher( Book )

11 editions published between 1981 and 1983 in English and held by 1,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biografie van de Franse filosofe en schrijfster (1908-1986)
Between women : biographers, novelists, critics, teachers, and artists write about their work on women by Carol Ascher( Book )

15 editions published between 1984 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hard lessons : public schools and privatization by Carol Ascher( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book, the second in the Twentieth Century Fund's series of studies on the privatization of public services, finds that current arguments for privatizing schools are based on wishful thinking. After examining what the actual experience has been with privatization around the country, Hard Lessons concludes that the promise of saving money and improving educational quality through privatization is, at minimum, being oversold. While this report is likely to be disputed by those who have a strong attachment to the notion that privatizing always improves output--and by those with a financial stake in the for-profit school " industry"--It will be an important part of the ongoing debate. The report, which focuses on big city schools, argues that while the magic wand of privatization must be abandoned, the efforts to solve the problems facing our nation's urban schools must continue; there are hard questions to be asked, new solutions to be tried, and the case must continually be made for new resources for our public schools, even in today's political climate
The flood : a novel by Carol Ascher( Book )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1996 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eva Hoffman, 10, lives with her parents in Kansas during the 1950's after fleeing from the Nazis. During a severe flood, her family helps the Willigers, who make racial slurs against the Jews
School programs for African American males by Carol Ascher( Book )

4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Creating accountability in big city school system by Linda Darling-Hammond( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The unfulfilled mission of Title I/Chapter I programs by Gary Burnett( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

School-college collaborations a strategy for low-income minorities by Carol Ascher( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retaining good teachers in urban schools by Carol Ascher( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chapter 1 programs : new guides from the research by Carol Ascher( Book )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Improving the school-home connection for poor and minority urban students by Carol Ascher( Book )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gaining control of violence in the schools a view from the field by Carol Ascher( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Can performance-based assessments improve urban schooling by Carol Ascher( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Improving chapter 1 delivery by Carol Ascher( Book )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High school graduates in entry level jobs : what do employers want? by Carol Ascher( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grade retention : making the decision by Carol Ascher( Book )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Improving the school-home connection for low-income urban parents by Carol Ascher( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Improving schooling to reduce teenage pregnancy by Carol Ascher( Book )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Creating racial integration in a desegregated magnet school by Carol Ascher( Book )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The United States' new refugees : a review of the research on the resettlement of Indochinese, Cubans, and Haitians by Carol Ascher( Book )

3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Hard lessons : public schools and privatization
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The flood : a novel