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Evers, Williamson M. 1948-

Overview
Works: 14 works in 48 publications in 1 language and 4,325 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Contributor
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Most widely held works by Williamson M Evers
Testing student learning, evaluating teaching effectiveness by Williamson M Evers( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book takes a hard look at the professional, technical, and public policy issues surrounding student achievement and teacher effectiveness--and shows how testing and accountability can play a vital role in improving American schools
National service : pro & con( Book )

6 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What's gone wrong in America's classrooms( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays in this volume identify key failures in modern American education and then show how parents, policymakers, and teachers can make changes that will raise the level of student performance. This book makes the case for content-rich education and explicit teaching
School reform : the critical issues by Williamson M Evers( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book presents a collection of recent articles on education reform. The contributors examine the basic nature of our education problems, provide a clear understanding of why schools and students are underperforming, and propose reasonable and effective strategies for success
School accountability by Williamson M Evers( Book )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book presents the perspectives of experts from the fields of history, economics, political science, and psychology on what is known about accountability, what still needs to be learned, what should be done right now, and what should be avoided in devising accountability systems. The common myths about accountability are dispelled and how it may be the best hope for improving public schools is shown. After the foreword (John Raisian) and "Introduction and Overview" (Williamson M. Evers and Herbert J. Walberg), the papers focus on: "Testing and Accountability, Historically Considered" (Diane Ravitch); "Real Accountability in k-12 Education: The Marriage of Ted and Alice" (Chester E. Finn, Jr.); "The Cost of Accountability" (Caroline M. Hoxby); "Sorting Out Accountability Systems" (Eric A. Hanushek and Margaret E. Raymond); "State Accountability Systems" (Lance T. Izumi and Williamson M. Evers); and "Principles for Accountability Designs" (Herbert J. Walberg). Information about the contributors and an index are included. (Sm)
Teacher quality by Williamson M Evers( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of research will do much to help schools and parents answer some of the most pressing questions about teacher quality and practice. They have reviewed thousands of education studies, examined state test scores, and explored education theories of the past thirty years in order to assess where we are--and where we want to be
Victims' rights, restitution, and retribution by Williamson M Evers( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Courting failure : how school finance lawsuits exploit judges' good intentions and harm our children by Eric A Hanushek( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An assessment from the Hoover Institution's Koret Task Force on K-12 Education."
Liberty of the press under socialism by Williamson M Evers( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Limits of liberty of the press in political theory from Milton to Hocking by Williamson M Evers( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Teacher quality( )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The essential question of education policy is neither complex nor vague. In fact, it is quite simple: What works? This collection of research brought to you by the Pacific Research Institute and the Hoover Institution will do much to help schools and parents answer this question. The contributors, some of the brightest minds in education research, have studied the most pressing questions about teacher quality and practices. They have reviewed thousands of education studies, closely examined state test scores, and explored education theories of the past thirty years in order to assess where we are and where we ought to be
Limits of liberty of the press in political theory from Milton to Hocking (Vol. I and II) by Williamson M Evers( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Williamson M. Evers papers by Williamson M Evers( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Bulletins, newsletters, clippings, election campaign literature, serial issues, minutes, correspondence, reports, memoranda, and photographs, relating to libertarian thought in the United States, activities of the Libertarian Party, and Libertarian Party electoral campaigns, especially the 1984 campaign of David Bergland for president of the United States; and to establishment of academic standards for California public schools
American education in 2030 by Grover J Whitehurst( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In these essays, members of the Hoover Institution's Task Force on K-12 education, joined by several observers, blend prediction with prescription to paint a picture of American primary and secondary education in 2030. The changes outlined here would yield a more responsive, efficient, effective, nimble, and productive K-12 education system than we have today
 
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Testing student learning, evaluating teaching effectiveness
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What's gone wrong in America's classroomsSchool reform : the critical issuesSchool accountabilityTeacher qualityVictims' rights, restitution, and retributionCourting failure : how school finance lawsuits exploit judges' good intentions and harm our childrenTeacher quality