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Chance to Make History What Works and What Doesn't in Providing an Excellent Education for All

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ISBN-10: 1610391047

ISBN-13: 9781610391047

Edition: N/A

Authors: Wendy Kopp

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Since 1990, Teach For America has been building a movement to end educational inequity in America. Now its founder, Wendy Kopp, shares the lessons learned from the experiences of more than 25,000 teachers and alumni who have taught and led schools in low-income communities during those years.A Chance to Make Historycuts through the noise of today’s debates to describe precisely what it will take to provide transformational education—education that changes the academic and life trajectories predicted by children’s socioeconomic backgrounds. Sharing her experiences in some of the country’s most underserved communities, Kopp introduces leaders at the classroom, school, and system levels who,…    
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Book details

List price: $17.50
Publisher: PublicAffairs
Publication date: 2/28/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Wendy Kopp is the founder and president of Teach For America. She lives in New York City.

Author's Note to the Paperback Edition
Teaching as Leadership
Lessons from Transformational Teachers
No Shortcuts
Lessons from Transformational Schools
Scaling Success
Lessons from Improving Systems
Silver Bullets and Silver Scapegoats
Increasing the Pace of Change
Transformational Teaching as the Foundation for Transformational Change
Whether We Will
Afterword: Transformational Teaching and Learning Around the World