Über den Autor
Royal Van Horn is a professor of education at the University of North Florida and a monthly columnist for Phi Delta Kappan: The Journal for Education. In his career he has written over 150 articles and books and served as a consult to many school districts and large corporations.
Chapter 1 Foreword Chapter 2 Knowing About Education Chapter 3 Flunking Kids/Grade Retention Chapter 4 Radical Differences in the Early Lives of Children Chapter 5 Safety Nets and Remedial Programs Chapter 6 Size Matters: Class Size and School size Chapter 7 Accountability and High Stakes Testing Chapter 8 Discussion, Implications, and Recommendations
Bridging the Chasm Between Research and Practice: A Guide to Major Educational Research is written for anyone concerned about the education of the 48 million children in elementary and secondary schools in the United States. Obviously, a large number of parents, teachers, legislators, school board members, and taxpayers have a keen interest in these children's education since it costs $8,000 per year to educate a single child in the U.S.