[Reference][Free] Extending Educational Reform: From One School to Many (Educational Change and Development Series)

In an effort to improve student achievement, thousands of US schools have adopted school reform models devised externally by universities and other organizations. Such models have been successful in improving individual schools or groups of schools, but what happens when educational reform attempts to extend from one school to many?Through qualitative data from several studies, […]

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[Reference][Free] Partitions and Atoms of Clause Structure: Subjects, Agreement, Case and Clitics (Routledge Leading Linguists)

This collection brings together some of Dominique Sportiche’s best work, including essays that are published here for the first time. The articles discuss the architecture of syntax in natural languages and Sportiche suggests that languages do not differ at all in their syntactic organization. This view takes shape through the analysis of a variety of […]

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[Reference][Free] The Farm Press, Reform and Rural Change, 1895-1920 (Studies in American Popular History and Culture)

This project contributes to our understanding of rural Midwesterners and farm newspapers at the turn of the century. While cultural historians have mainly focused on readers in town and cities, it examines Midwestern farmers. It also contributes to the “new rural history” by exploring the ideas of Hal Barron and others that country people selectively […]

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