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  • Stray Dogs, Saints, and Saviorsby Alexander Russo

    Wiley 2011; US$ 24.95

    The inside story of the most-watched attempt to transform a troubled high school Stray Dogs, Saints, and Saviors tells the real-life story of Locke High School. Locke High– originally known for its excellence–became one of the toughest, most dysfunctional schools in the nation. Then in 2007 teachers voted to bring in an upstart charter... more...

  • Social Justice in Educationby Barry L. Bull

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 36.00

    Are American schools socially just institutions? Using the methods of political philosopher John Rawls, this book answers that question by arguing for four principles that express the basic purposes that Americans hold for their schools?principles of Personal Liberty, Democracy, Equal Opportunity, and Economic Growth. more...

  • My Boys and Girls Are in Thereby Ron Rozelle

    Texas A&M University Press 2012; US$ 24.95

    On March 18, 1937, a spark ignited a vast pool of natural gas that had collected beneath the school building in New London, a tiny community in East Texas. The resulting explosion leveled the four-year-old structure and resulted in a death toll of more than three hundred?most of them children. To this day, it is the worst school disaster in the history... more...

  • Wirkungsvolle Live-Kommunikationby Axel Gundlach

    Springer 2013; US$ 39.99

    Veranstaltungen mit konkreten kommunikativen Zielen sind das komplexeste Medium im Marketingmix von Unternehmen. Neben den klassischen Marketinginstrumenten kann Live-Kommunikation jedoch einen erheblichen Beitrag zum Erfolg leisten sofern sie gut durchdacht und strukturiert sowie kreativ umgesetzt wird. Zunachst sollten sich die Budget-Entscheider... more...

  • Searching for Hopeby Matthew Tully

    Indiana University Press 2012; US$ 24.99

    Searching for Hope is a gripping account of life in a once-great high school in a rough Indianapolis neighborhood. Granted unfiltered access to Manual High throughout an entire school year, award-winning journalist Matthew Tully tells the complex story of the everyday drama, failures, and triumphs in one of the nation?s many troubled urban public... more...

  • First Classby Alison Stewart; Melissa Harris-Perry

    Chicago Review Press 2013; US$ 21.99

    Combining a fascinating history of the first U.S. high school for African Americans with an unflinching analysis of urban public-school education today, First Class explores an underrepresented and largely unknown aspect of black history while opening a discussion on what it takes to make a public school successful. In 1870, in the wake of the Civil... more...

  • Privilegeby Shamus Rahman Khan

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 18.95

    As one of the most prestigious high schools in the nation, St. Paul's School in Concord, New Hampshire, has long been the exclusive domain of America's wealthiest sons. But times have changed. Today, a new elite of boys and girls is being molded at St. Paul's, one that reflects the hope of openness but also the persistence of inequality. In Privilege... more...

  • Gone at 3:17by David M. Brown; Michael Wereschagin

    Potomac Books Inc. 2012; US$ 29.95

    How a town lost its future more...

  • This Is Not A Testby Josť Vilson; Karen Lewis

    Haymarket Books 2014; US$ 16.00

    Vilson, a teacher from an urban school composed of black and poor youth, challenges racism and inequality in the classroom. more...

  • Hip Hop Geniusby Sam Seidel; George Clinton; Herbert Kohl

    R&L Education 2011; US$ 13.99

    In Hip Hop Genius, Sam Seidel introduces an iteration of hip-hop education that goes far beyond the usual approach of studying rap music as classroom content and looks instead at deeply honoring the knowledge of urban students. more...