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Articles and Databases

Education Next Some full text availableopenURL Resource contains images Resource contains video Resource contains audio
A quarterly scholarly journal of the Hoover Institution that explores issues relating to education policy and K-12 education reform in the United States. It is published by the Hoover Institution Press within Stanford University.
Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) Restricted Resource Some full text available
ERIC is an authoritative database of indexed and full-text education literature and resources. Sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of Education, it is an essential tool for education researchers of all kinds. EBSCO's version of the ERIC database provides journal articles and reports on education topics. Coverage: 1966-present. Updated: monthly. 
Education Source Restricted Resource Some full text available Resource contains images
As the complete source of education scholarship, Education Source covers all levels of education - from early childhood to higher education - as well as all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education and testing.
Elementary Education Journals at Coulter Library
Listing of journals pertaining to elementary education found via Coulter Library databases.  Off-campus login required.

Books and Ebooks

Education - Debates
Print Location: LA217.2 .E38 2002
This book includes a series of articles on various issues in U.S. education, with discussions of debates on topics like class size, teachers unions, privatization of schools, homeschooling, religion in schools, etc.
It's OK to Go Up the Slide
Print Location: HQ769 .S545333 2016
Author Heather Shumaker has sparked much discussion with her "renegade rules for raising competent and compassionate kids". In this book, she takes on new hot-button issues like banning homework, technology use, and skipping kindergarten.
The Teacher Wars: A History of America’s Most Embattled Profession
Print Location: LA212.G65 2014
The Teacher Wars upends the conversation about American education by bringing the lessons of history to bear on the dilemmas we confront today. This lively, character-driven history of public teaching guides us through American education’s many passages, including the feminization of teaching in the 1800s and the fateful growth of unions, and shows that the battles fought over nearly two centuries echo the very dilemmas we cope with today.

Reference and Research

Encyclopedia of Education
Print Location: REF LB15 .E47 2003 8
This encyclopedia reflects the dramatic changes that have occurred in the last three decades, such as the end of the Cold War and the advent of the Internet. Although focused on U.S. practices, it provides a fair coverage of international issues.

Audio/Visual

Edutopia Resource contains video
Offers a comprehensive website and an online community that increases knowledge, sharing, and adoption of what works in K-12 education. Explore videos that showcase evidence-based learning practices in K-12 schools, and find resources to help you implement six transformational strategies: project-based learning, social and emotional learning, comprehensive assessment, teacher development, integrated studies, and technology integration.
PICS4LEARNING Resource contains images
Pics4Learning is a curated image library that is safe and free for education. Teachers and students can use the copyright-friendly photos and illustrations for classroom projects, web sites, videos, portfolios, or any other projects in an educational setting.

Websites

Common Core - US Dept of Education
This is a US government website defining key terms about the Common Core Standards as well as debunking myths surrounding the new standards.
Engage NY
This site is NYS Department of Education's response to the Common Core Standards. Updates and requirements for NYS schools are posted to this site. Principals, teachers, and other educators will check this site for best practice and news about the new standards.
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Education content standards for grades K-12 for the state of New York. This website provides the academic standards and proficiencies set for students at each grade level in areas such as language, math, science, social studies, and more. Standards available in PDF format.
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