How It's Being Done Urgent Lessons from Unexpected Schools

ISBN-10: 1934742287

ISBN-13: 9781934742280

Edition: 2009

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Description: How It¿s Being Done offers much-needed help to educators, providing detailed accounts of the ways in which unexpected schools¿those with high-poverty and high-minority student populations¿have dramatically boosted student achievement and diminished (and often eliminated) achievement gaps. How It¿s Being Done builds on Karin Chenoweth¿s widely hailed earlier volume, ¿It¿s Being Done,¿ providing specific information about how such schools have exceeded expectations and met with unprecedented levels of success.

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Book details

List price: $29.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Harvard Education Publishing Group (HEPG)
Publication date: 9/1/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 232
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Karin Chenoweth is a long-time education writer who currently writes for The Achievement Alliance. From 1999 to 2004 she wrote a column on schools and education for The Washington Post, and before that was senior writer and executive editor of Black Issues in Higher Education (now Diverse).

Pedro Noguera is the Peter L. Agnew Professor of Education at New York University. He holds tenured faculty appointments in the departments of Teaching and Learning and Humanities and Social Sciences at the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Development and in the Department of Sociology at New York University. He is also the Executive Director of the Metropolitan Center for Urban Education and the co-Director of the Institute for the Study of Globalization and Education in Metropolitan Settings (IGEMS).He is the author of The Imperatives of Power: Political Change and the Social Basis of Regime Support in Grenada (Peter Lang Publishers, 1997), City Schools and the American Dream (Teachers College Press 2003), Unfinished Business: Closing the Achievement Gap in Our Nation's Schools (Josey Bass, 2006) City Kids, City Teachers with Bill Ayers and Greg Michie (New Press 2008), and his most recent book is The Trouble With Black Boys...and Other Reflections on Race, Equity and the Future of Public Education (Wiley and Sons, 2008). Noguera has also appeared as a regular commentator on educational issues on CNN, National Public Radio, and other national news outlets.

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