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Shanker, Albert

Overview
Works: 133 works in 154 publications in 1 language and 1,525 library holdings
Genres: Television news programs 
Roles: Author, Speaker
Classifications: HD62.6, 658.048
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Most widely held works about Albert Shanker
 
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Meet the press( Visual )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On this edition of Meet the Press: Congressman Chuck Robb and Albert Shanker discuss education
Meet the press( Visual )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On this edition of Meet the Press: education reform discussion with Secretary of Education, William Bennett; Governor Lamar Alexander of Tennessee, the Republican chairman of the National Governors' Association; Mary Hatwood Futrell, president of the National Education Association, the largest teachers' union in the country; and Albert Shanker, president of the American Federation of Teachers
Breaking the cycle of violence by Adolfo Pérez Esquivel( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The purpose of the ... videoconference is to help educators, psychologists, social workers, and other practitioners, who work with young people, plan and develop effective programs in their communities that will reduce the violence that plagues so many cities today"--Guide
The making of a profession by Albert Shanker( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Public education in the 80's( Recording )

2 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Panelists Shirley Hufstedler, Secretary of Education, Senator Harrison Schmidt, and American Federation of Teachers' president Albert Shanker present their differing opinions on the crisis in public education
Where we stand : Albert Shanker columns in the New York times by Albert Shanker( Book )

2 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Politics, markets and America's schools : the fallacies of private school choice by Albert Shanker( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The power of ideas : Al in his own words : a collection by Albert Shanker( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A call for professionalism : American Federation of Teachers President Albert Shanker proposes the creation of a national exam for teachers by Albert Shanker( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Albert Shanker, President of the American Federation of Teachers (aft), speaks about the national testing of teachers and calls for the creation of a new and better national examination for new teachers. While members of the aft have a few differences with some of the current reform proposals, the aft in general supports the overwhelming majority of specific proposals called for in the various reports on the state of education. Current examining procedures are inadequate. Problems exist in the nature and level of the testing, and also with conflicts regarding the quality and quantity of teachers needed. The aft supports the notion of a national teacher examination developed along the same lines as examinations for doctors, actuaries, or lawyers. Such an instrument and testing program could be developed by a group of leaders of educational organizations, college presidents and other professionals in the field who could constitute themselves as a non-governmental American board of education. Such an instrument and testing program could be developed within three to five years. The test should cover three general areas: subject matter knowledge, ability to make judgments to justify instructional decisions, and an internship program. Teacher organizations can have a very important role in the development as well as the acceptance of such a test in that the aft and the National Education Association could make passage of such an examination a requirement for membership. (Cb)
A voucher reader : a selection of "Where we stand" columns from 1971 to 1993 by Albert Shanker( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Education reform overseas( Visual )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edwin Newman interviews Albert Shanker concerning West Germany's comprehensive schools, where teachers stay with the same group of students for six years, and students stay together for their entire school career
Firing line. that we should move towards privatization, including schools( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Part II of one of the best Firing Line debates. These are well-matched teams, which given the strength of Mr. Buckley's team is saying a lot about Messrs. Shanker, Starr, and Honig. Buckley opens the proceedings by talking about President Reagan's privatization efforts in general, but the debaters quickly home in on the schools: What effect would vouchers have on public schools? Would private schools be made to keep troublesome students? Could private schools, if they accepted voucher students, have any religious content? Two samples: Mr. Sowell: "As long as public schools are a monopoly, they will act as all monopolies act towards customers-with contempt." ... Mr. Starr: "I appreciate the subtle message of Mr. Buckley in staging this debate at a public institution which he, or at least Mr. Friedman, might wish to privatize, and which, if it were private, would have set a tuition high enough so that many of you here today could not have afforded to attend."--Container
Education reform - where to? by Albert Shanker( Recording )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Managing the non-profit organization : practices and principles by Peter F Drucker( Book )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1997 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the tasks, responsibilities, and practices that must be followed to manage non-profit organizations effectively
Reply to Herbert Hill's May 20, 1970 letter to the editor : Issues In Industrial Society (vol. 1, no. 3) by Albert Shanker( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Powerful people in education( Recording )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part I features Albert Shanker, president of the American Federation of Teachers. He discusses his influence on educational labor policies. Part II highlights Terry Herndon, who presents his view on public education, his politics, and his work as a labor leader. Part III presents Bob Keeshan, who discusses children's television. Part IV focuses on Fred Rogers, writer and star of Mr. Rogers Neighborhood. He emphasizes the importance of improving children's self-concepts, and predicts trends in children's television
Firing line : resolved: that we should move towards privatization, including schools - part 1( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These are well-matched teams, which given the strength of Mr. Buckley's team is saying a lot about Messrs. Shanler, Starr, and Honig. Buckley opens the proceedings by talking about President Reagan's privatization efforts in general, but the debaters quickly hone in on the schools; What effect would vouchers have on public schools? Would private schools be made to keep troublesome students? Could private schools, if they accepted voucher students, have any religious content? Two samples: Mr. Sowell: "As long as public schools are a monopoly, they will act as all monopolies act towards customers - with contempt." ... Mr. Starr: "I appreciate the subtle message of Mr. Buckley in staging this debate at a public institution which he, or at least Mr. Friedman, might wish to privatize, and which, if it were private, would have set a tuition high enough that many of you here today could not have afforded to attend."--Summary by Firing Line staff
A proposal for using incentives to restructure our public schools by Albert Shanker( )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Managing the non-profit organization : practices and principles
Alternative Names
Albert Shanker American labor leader

Albert Shanker Amerikaans vakbondsbestuurder (1928-1997)

Languages
English (56)

Covers
Where he stands : Albert Shanker of the American Federation of Teachers