Journals Higher Education



01 April 2013

272 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199987498

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Improbable Scholars

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
  • Shows that there is a sensible way to rebuild public education and close the achievement gap for all students

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