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Research and Monographs

Before It's Too Late: Why Some Kids Get Into Trouble--And What Parents Can Do About It, by Stanton E. Samenow (Times Books, 201 East 50th St., New York, N.Y. 10022; 225 pp., $17.95 cloth). Identifies common traits of antisocial children and suggests remedial steps for parents.


Central American Refugees and U.S. High Schools: A Psychosocial Study of Motivation and Achievement, by Marcelo M. Suarez-Orozco (Stanford University Press, Stanford, Calif. 94305-2235; 182 pp., $32.50 cloth). Examines reasons for the school success of many immigrant children in the face of numerous obstacles.


Educational Evaluation: Classic Works of Ralph W. Tyler, edited by George F. Madaus and Daniel Stufflebeam (Kluwer Academic Publishers, 101 Philip Dr., Norwell, Mass. 02061; 310 pp., $49.95 cloth). Selections from the noted educator's writings on curriculum, testing, and evaluation.


The Emergence of University-Based Education Policy Centers, by Martha M. McCarthy and Gayle C. Hall (eric Clearinghouse on Educational Management, University of Oregon, 1787 Agate St., Eugene, Ore. 97403; 22 pp., $6 paper, plus $2 handling). Describes the development and characteristics of centers designed to provide nonpartisan data on education-policy options.


Equal Opportunities in Schools: New Dimensions in Topic Work, George Antonouris and Jack Wilson (Nichols Publishing, P.O. Box 96, New York, N.Y. 10024; 198 pp., $18.50 paper). Stresses the importance of multicultural and equal-opportunity perspectives in social-studies curricula.


Flunking Grades: Research and Policies on Retention, edited by Lorrie A. Shepard and Mary Lee Smith (Falmer Press, Taylor & Francis Inc., 242 Cherry St., Philadelphia, Pa. 19106-1906; 243 pp., $39 cloth, $20 paper). Essays studying attitudes toward and effects of grade retention.


In Their Own Voices: Young Women Talk About Dropping Out, by Nancie Zane (Project on Equal Education Rights, now Legal Defense and Education Fund, 1333 H St., N.W., 11th Floor, Washington, D.C. 20005; 22 pp., $6.95 paper). Excerpts from and analysis of interviews with 75 women.


The Learning Enterprise, by Anthony P. Carnevale and Leila J. Gainer (American Society for Training and Development, 1630 Duke St., Box 1443, Alexandria, Va. 22313; 54 pp., first copy is available at no charge, $5 for each additional copy, paper). This report on job-related training recommends new curricula for general- and vocational-education students.


A Logical Theory of Teaching: Erotetics and Intentionality, by C.J.B. Macmillan and James W. Garrison (Kluwer Academic Publishers, 101 Philip Dr., Norwell, Mass. 02061; 244 pp., $63 cloth). Explores implications of the premise that teaching is fundamentally a "question-answering activity."


Mentorship Programs for Aspiring and New School Administrators, by L. Jean Pence (Oregon School Study Council, University of Oregon, 1787 Agate St., Eugene, Ore. 97403; 38 pp., $5 paper, plus $2 handling). Reviews current research and describes programs in four Oregon school districts.


National Service: A Promise to Keep, by Donald J. Eberly (John Alden Books, 187 Barmont Dr., P.O. Box 26668, Rochester, N.Y. 14626; 246 pp., $17.95 cloth, plus $2 handling). A long-time proponent of national youth service describes the rationale, design, and evolution of volunteer service.

Handbooks and Reference Works

AIDS 1988, Part 2, by David A. Tyckoson (Oryx Press, Suite 103, 2214 North Central at Encanto, Phoenix, Ariz. 85004-1483; 165 pp., $19.50 paper). Among the 500 articles described in this annotated bibliogra8phy are studies of aids-education programs and the impact of the disease on children.


Coaches Guide to Sport Injuries, by J. David Bergeron and Holly Wilson Greene (Human Kinetics Books, Dept. 514, Box 5076, Champaign, Ill. 61825-5076; 222 pp., $16 paper). How to prevent, treat, and rehabilitate athletic injuries.


The College Entrance Predictor, by Clifford J. Caine (The Stephen Greene Press Inc., Viking Penguin Inc., 40 West 23rd St., New York, N.Y. 10010; 95 pp., $8.95 paper). Charts for matching students' academic and personal profiles to the requirements of 231 American colleges.


Counseling Software Guide: A Resource for the Guidance and Human Development Professions, prepared by Garry R. Walz andJeanne C. Bleuer (American Association for Counseling and Development, 5999 Stevenson Ave., Alexandria, Va. 22304; 492 pp., $52 paper, $47 for a.a.c.d. members). Reviews 526 software packages for counseling.


The Handbook of Private Schools, 70th edition (Porter Sargent Publishers Inc., 11 Beacon St., Boston, Mass. 02108; 1,448 pp., $55 cloth). Descriptive listings of 1,765 private schools in the United States.


Population Profile of the United States: 1989, prepared by the U.S. Commerce Department (Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402; 57 pp., $3.25 paper, cite stock number 80300510012-0). Analysis of data on demographic, social, and economic trends collected between 1986 and 1988.

Private Schools of the United States, 1988 Edition, Vol. 1, (Market Data Retrieval, 16 Progress Dr., Shelton, Conn. 06484; 999 pp., $75 paper). A directory of approximately 15,000 private schools belonging to organizations affiliated with the Council for American Private Education.


The Sourcebook 2, prepared by the American Institute of Architects (American Institute of Architects Press, 1735 New York Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20006; 162 pp., $19.95 paper, $17.95 for a.i.a. members). Resources for programs in environmental education.


World Yearbook of Education 1989: Health Education, edited by Chris James, John Balding, and Duncan Harris (Nichols Publishing, P.O. Box 96, New York 10024; 351 pp., $47.50 cloth). An overview of health education in 16 countries.

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