Education in North America

Education in North America

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Education in North America is a concise and thorough reference guide to the main themes in American and Canadian education from their historical roots to the present time. The book brings a global awareness to the discussion of local issues in North American education and sheds light on the similar and different ways that Canada and the United States have moved in light of political and social changes. Scholarly contributions made by active researchers from the region provide an overview of each country's education system, the way in which it arose, and its current state of affairs.This is mostly because suburban employment has been strong in recent years. Starting in the 1980s, the United States experiencedthe emergence oftheoffice park accompaniedby the decline ofthe cityofficeand factory. ... drawing people fromthe cities tothe suburbs, but also from other parts of thecountryto particular growing suburbs(Leichenko, 2001). ... vibrancy that cities oncehad, along withahostof problems that test the resourcefulness and adaptability oftowns and their schools.

Title:Education in North America
Author:D. E. Mulcahy, D. G. Mulcahy, Roger Saul
Publisher:A&C Black - 2014-02-27


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