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ERIC Number: ED525686
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Apr
Pages: 250
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-8917-9240-3
"It's Being Done": Academic Success in Unexpected Schools
Chenoweth, Karin
Harvard Education Press
This straightforward and inspiring book takes readers into schools where educators believe--and prove--that all children, even those considered "hard-to-teach," can learn to high standards. Their teachers and principals refuse to write them off and instead show how thoughtful instruction, high expectations, stubborn commitment, and careful consideration of each child's needs can result in remarkable improvements in student achievement. The following chapters are included in this book: (1) Spelunking through the Data; (2) Frankford Elementary School, Frankford Delaware; (3) University Park Campus School, Worcester Massachusetts; (4) Oakland Heights Elementary School, Russellville, Arkansas; (5) Elmont Memorial Junior-Senior High School, Elmont, New York; (6) Lincoln, Elementary School, Mount Vernon, New York; (7) Dayton's Bluff Achievement Plus Elementary School, St. Paul Minnesota; (8) Centennial Place Elementary School, Atlanta, Georgia; (9) Lapwai Elementary School, Lapwai Idaho; (10) Granger High School, Granger, Washington; (11) M. Hall Stanton, Elementary School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; (12) West Jasper Elementary School, West Jasper, Alabama; (13) East Millsboro Elementary School, East Millsboro, Delaware; (14) Capitol View Elementary School, Atlanta, Georgia; (15) Port Chester, Middle School, Port Chester, New York; and (16) The Benwood Initiative, Chattanooga, Tennessee. Also included is Conclusion" What Can We Learn, and an Index. [Foreword by Kati Haycock.]
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Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education; Elementary Secondary Education; High Schools; Junior High Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Harvard University, Graduate School of Education
Identifiers - Location: Alabama; Arkansas; Delaware; Georgia; Idaho; Massachusetts; Minnesota; New York; Pennsylvania; Tennessee; Washington