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The Rebirth of a Great American School System and a Strategy for America's Schools

David L. Kirp

  • A detailed and intimate view of how a city transformed its public schools from worst to first
  • Provides solutions to create not just a single exemplary school or a handful of high-flying charter schools, but a superb inner city school system
  • An inspiring blueprint showing how to create not just a single exemplary school or a handful of high-flying charter schools, but a superb inner city school system.
  • Winner of the 2014 American Educational Research Association's Outstanding Book Award

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