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Can We Talk about Race?
And Other Conversations in an Era of School Resegregation
Written by Beverly Tatum
Afterword by Theresa Perry


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 1, 2008
Price: $16.00

In Can We Talk About Race? psychologist and educator Beverly Daniel Tatum, one of our leading commentators on race and schools, analyzes some of the most resonant issues in American education and race relations. Read more >
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All Work, No Pay
All Work, No Pay
Written by Lauren Berger
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781607741695
Our Price: $9.99
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All Work, No Pay
Finding an Internship, Building Your Resume, Making Connections, and Gaining Job Experience
Written by Lauren Berger


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: January 3, 2012
Price: $9.99

Land Killer Internships—and Make the Most of Them!

These days, a college resume without internship experience is considered “naked.” Indeed, statistics show that internship experience leads to more job offers with highersalaries—and in this tough economy, college grads need all the help they can get.

Enter Lauren Berger, internships expert and CEO of Intern Queen, Inc.... Read more >
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Feel-Bad Education
And Other Contrarian Essays on Children and Schooling
Written by Alfie Kohn


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 5, 2011
Price: $15.00

Mind-opening writing on what kids need from school, from one of education’s most outspoken voices
 
Almost no writer on schools asks us to question our fundamental assumptions about education and motivation as boldly as Alfie Kohn. The Washington Post says that “teachers and parents who encounter Kohn and his thoughts come away... Read more >
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The Schools We Need
The Schools We Need
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307575562
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The Schools We Need
And Why We Don't Have Them
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: February 17, 2010
Price: $15.99

Now in paperback with a new introduction, The Schools We Need offers a powerful, compelling, and unassailable argument for reforming America's schooling methods and ideas--by one of America's most important educators, and author of the bestselling Cultural Literacy.

For over fifty years, American schools have operated under the assumption that challenging... Read more >
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How to Be a Person
The Stranger's Guide to College, Sex, Intoxicants, Tacos, and Life Itself
Written by Lindy West, Dan Savage, Christopher Frizzelle, Bethany Jean Clement and The Staff of The Stranger


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2012
Price: $16.95

From Dan Savage, Lindy West, and The Stranger staff comes this hilarious guide to life for college students and beyond. Here is all the information you actually need to know that no one else will tell you including: which majors to avoid, how to not get a STD, everything there is... Read more >
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The Opportunity Equation
How Citizen Teachers Are Combating the Achievement Gap in America's Schools
Written by Eric Schwarz
Foreword by Lawrence H. Summers


Format: eBook, 248 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $26.95

Schwarz, founder of the groundbreaking Citizen Schools program, shares his vision for reducing inequality by pairing successful adults with low-income students.
 
Parental wealth now predicts adult success more than at any point in the last hundred years. And yet as debates about education rage on, and wealth-based achievement gaps grow, too... Read more >
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Mama's Boy, Preacher's Son
A Memoir of Growing Up, Coming Out, and Changing America's Schools
Written by Kevin Jennings


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 15, 2006
Price: $18.00

Long before Kevin Jennings began advocating to end anti-LGBT bias in schools, he was a victim of it. In Mama's Boy, Preacher's Son, Jennings traces the roots of his activism to his elementary school days in the conservative South, where "faggot" became more familiar to him than his own name. Mama's... Read more >
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The Hybrid Tiger
Secrets of the Extraordinary Success of Asian-American Kids
Written by Quanyu Huang


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $11.99

Why do Asian and Asian-American students consistently perform so well on standardized tests? Why are students of Asian descent disproportionately admitted to America’s top colleges?

This informative and entertainingly written comparison of educational methods in America and China answers these questions and more, while assessing the strengths and weaknesses of each... Read more >
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The Ultimate Book of Homeschooling Ideas
The Ultimate Book of Homeschooling Ideas
Written by Linda Dobson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307560858
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The Ultimate Book of Homeschooling Ideas
500+ Fun and Creative Learning Activities for Kids Ages 3-12
Written by Linda Dobson


Format: eBook, 360 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2009
Price: $13.99

Fun and Effective Home Learning Activities for Every Subject
As a homeschooling parent, you're always looking for new and creative ways to teach your child the basics. Look no longer! Inside this innovative helper, you'll find kid-tested and parent-approved techniques for learning math, science, writing, history, manners, and more that you can... Read more >
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Teaching Hope
Teaching Hope
Written by The Freedom Writers and Erin Gruwell, Foreword by Anna Quindlen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307589217
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Teaching Hope
Stories from the Freedom Writer Teachers and Erin Gruwell
Written by The Freedom Writers and Erin Gruwell
Foreword by Anna Quindlen


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: August 18, 2009
Price: $13.99

“There are lives lost in this book, and there are lives saved, too, if salvation means a young man or woman begins to feel deserving of a place on the planet. . . . What could be more soul-satisfying? These are the most influential professionals most of us will ever meet. The... Read more >
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