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Classroom Culture, Mathematics Culture, and the Failures of Reform: The Need for a Collective View of Culture

by Michele Gregoire Gill & David Boote
In mathematics education and beyond, various “cultural” arguments have been used to explain teachers’ resistance to change, yet these meanings of culture are often conflated. This article uses three distinct conceptions of culture—individual, interactional, and collective—to analyze the practice of one experienced mathematics teacher.
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The Need for Principal Renewal: The Promise of Sustaining Principals Through Principal-to-Principal Reflective Practice

by Eleanor Drago-Severson
This study offers insights into how 25 principals from public, private, and Catholic schools with varying levels of financial resources (i.e., high, medium, and low) renew themselves and prevent burnout, crucial for 21st-century school leaders.
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Book Reviews

Contemporary Perspectives on Research in Theory of Mind in Early Childhood Education

by Olivia N. Saracho
reviewed by Ysa Axelrod


Learning from the Boys: Looking Inside the Reading Lives of Three Adolescent Boys

by Valerie G. Lee
reviewed by William G. Brozo


African American, Creole, and Other Vernacular Englishes in Education: A Bibliographic Resource

by John R. Rickford, Julie Sweetland, Angela E. Rickford, & Thomas Grano
reviewed by Tony Mirabelli


Why Half of Teachers Leave the Classroom: Understanding Recruitment and Retention in Today's Schools

by Carol R. Rinke
reviewed by Meera Varadharajan


Education, Justice, and Democracy

by Danielle S. Allen & Rob Reich (Eds)
reviewed by Beatrice S. Fennimore

This week education researcher Anne Whitney discusses her paper, Orientations for the Teaching of Writing: A Legacy of the National Writing Project. Watch and discuss this episode of The Voice on Vialogues.

Rankings, Universities, and the Public Good

by Daniel Friedrich
In this brief reflection I seek to propose an alternative way of thinking about international rankings for universities, decoupling them from the logic of the market and instead linking them to the university’s mission as a space concerned with educating the public and producing knowledge for the common good. For this purpose, I draw from the example of the Universidad de Buenos Aires.

Annual Yearbooks for 2014

by Gary Natriello
The editors of the Teachers College Record are pleased to announce the Annual Yearbooks for 2014.

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