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U.Va. Educator To Edit New Reference Work Describing Global, National Education Efforts

August 9, 2000 -- James M. Cooper, a professor in the University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education, has been chosen to edit a new encyclopedia offering a comprehensive description of the education enterprise nationally and worldwide.

Cooper, U.Va.’s Commonwealth Professor of Education, has been named associate editor for the "Encyclopedia of Education, Second Edition," an eight-volume set to be published by Macmillan Reference USA in 2002. Through more than 1,500 articles, the encyclopedia will examine the institutions, people, processes and products involved in education.

As associate editor, Cooper will be responsible for early childhood education, special education, and elementary and secondary formal schooling.

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