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Simmons, Ruth J.

Overview
Works: 9 works in 9 publications in 1 language and 235 library holdings
Genres: Interviews 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works by Ruth J Simmons
Haiti. a Study of the Educational System of Haiti and a Guide to the Academic Placement of Students in Educational Institutions of the United States. World Education Series by Ruth J Simmons( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The educational system of Haiti is described, and guidelines for placement of Haitian students in U.S. schools at the secondary and postsecondary levels are presented. An introductory section covers Haiti's history, government, language, religion, school organization and administration, public and private education, and recent reforms. In addition to considering primary and secondary education, attention is directed to vocational training at the secondary level, teacher training, the State University of Haiti, university centers, and non-university tertiary-level training. Information is included on Haitian degrees, certificates, and diplomas. Placement recommendations approved by the National Council on the Evaluation of Foreign Educational Credentials are also provided. For each type of credential, information is provided on the entrance requirement, length of study, study programs that the credential is a prerequisite for in Haiti, and the placement recommendation for study in the United States. Appendices include Haitian grading scales, a glossary, and sample diplomas and certificates, along with a list of courses for the: nursing program, ethnology curriculum, development sciences curriculum, college of agronomy core curriculum, medicine program, and civil engineering program. (Sw)
Charlie Rose show( Visual )

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

First, a panel on race in America in which topics as Affirmative Action, corporate racism, and welfare reform are addressed by panelists including Ruth Simmons, president of Brown University, Michael Eric Dyson, journalist Carl Rowan and Manning Marable, the director of the Institute for Research in African-American Studies at Columbia University. Then, the panel on race continues with Jeffrey Rosen joining to speak about Critical Race Theory, a major topic in his article about O.J. Simpson in the December 6th edition of The New Republic magazine. Finally, members of The Committee to Protect Journalists including Bloomberg New CEO Michael Bloomberg and Jim Hoagland of the Washington Post, discuss the challenges of press censorship
Charlie Rose show( Visual )

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

Alice Rivlin discusses the federal budget; and three women college presidents, Judith Shapiro, Claire Gaudiani, and Ruth Simmons, discuss their work
Charlie Rose show( Visual )

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

A conversation about education with Ruth Simmons, president of Brown University, and Richard Brodhead, president of Duke University
 
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