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The Resource Improbable scholars : the rebirth of a great American school system and a strategy for America's schools, David L. Kirp

Improbable scholars : the rebirth of a great American school system and a strategy for America's schools, David L. Kirp

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Improbable scholars : the rebirth of a great American school system and a strategy for America's schools
Title
Improbable scholars
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the rebirth of a great American school system and a strategy for America's schools
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David L. Kirp
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Improbable scholars
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the rebirth of a great American school system and a strategy for Americas schools
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Language
eng
Summary
Challenges the conventional wisdom about public schools and education reform in America through an in-depth look at Union City, New Jersey's high-performing urban school district. In this study, Kirp reveals Union's city's revolutionary secret: running an exemplary school system doesn't demand heroics, just hard and steady work
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10176095
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DLC
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Kirp, David L
Dewey number
371.2/070974926
Index
index present
LC call number
LB2822.83.N5
LC item number
K57 2013
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • School improvement programs
  • Hispanic American children
  • Educational equalization
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
  • EDUCATION / General
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / General
Target audience
adult
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the rebirth of a great American school system and a strategy for America's schools
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Improbable scholars : the rebirth of a great American school system and a strategy for America's schools, David L. Kirp
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Includes index
Contents
Machine generated contents note: -- Introduction: High Stakes -- Chapter 1 The Pie: Room 210, George Washington Elementary School -- Chapter 2 New Kids on the Block: George Washington Elementary School -- Chapter 3 Gruntwork: The System-Builders -- Chapter 4 The Magic Kingdom: Preschool for All -- Chapter 5 Mother Theresa meets Mayor Daley: Good Schools = Smart Politics -- Chapter 6 Can These Eagles Soar?: Union City High School -- Chapter 7 Where Fun Comes to Die (And Be Reborn): George Washington Elementary School -- Reprise -- Chapter 8: The Odyssey Continues: Union City School System, One Year Later -- Chapter 9: What Union City Has To Teach America: Nationwide, Slow and Steady Wins the Race -- Notes -- Acknowledgements -- Index
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2012046081
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
viii, 262 p.
Isbn
9780199987498
Lccn
2012046081
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Improbable scholars : the rebirth of a great American school system and a strategy for America's schools, David L. Kirp
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Machine generated contents note: -- Introduction: High Stakes -- Chapter 1 The Pie: Room 210, George Washington Elementary School -- Chapter 2 New Kids on the Block: George Washington Elementary School -- Chapter 3 Gruntwork: The System-Builders -- Chapter 4 The Magic Kingdom: Preschool for All -- Chapter 5 Mother Theresa meets Mayor Daley: Good Schools = Smart Politics -- Chapter 6 Can These Eagles Soar?: Union City High School -- Chapter 7 Where Fun Comes to Die (And Be Reborn): George Washington Elementary School -- Reprise -- Chapter 8: The Odyssey Continues: Union City School System, One Year Later -- Chapter 9: What Union City Has To Teach America: Nationwide, Slow and Steady Wins the Race -- Notes -- Acknowledgements -- Index
Control code
2012046081
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
viii, 262 p.
Isbn
9780199987498
Lccn
2012046081

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