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Many Children Left Behind
Many Children Left Behind
Written by Deborah Meier
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807004593
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Many Children Left Behind
How the No Child Left Behind Act Is Damaging Our Children and Our Schools
Written by Deborah Meier


Format: Trade Paperback, 152 pages
On Sale: September 29, 2004
Price: $14.00

Signed into law in 2002, the federal No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) promised to revolutionize American public education. Originally supported by a bipartisan coalition, it purports to improve public schools by enforcing a system of standards and accountability through high-stakes testing. Many people supported it originally, despite doubts, because of... 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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Widening the Circle
The Power of Inclusive Classrooms
Written by Mara Sapon-Shevin


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 15, 2007
Price: $17.00

Widening the Circle is a passionate, even radical argument for creating school and classroom environments where all kids, including children labeled as “disabled” and “special needs,” are welcome on equal terms.

In opposition to traditional models of special education, where teachers decide when a child is deemed “ready to compete” in “mainstream” classes, Mara... Read more >
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Surviving Your Stupid, Stupid Decision to Go to Grad School
Surviving Your Stupid, Stupid Decision to Go to Grad School
Written by Adam Ruben
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307589446
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Surviving Your Stupid, Stupid Decision to Go to Grad School

Written by Adam Ruben


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: April 13, 2010
Price: $12.00

This is a book for dedicated academics who consider spending years masochistically overworked and underappreciated as a laudable goal. They lead the lives of the impoverished, grade the exams of whiny undergrads, and spend lonely nights in the library or laboratory pursuing a transcendent truth that only six or seven people... Read more >
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Growing Up Absurd
Growing Up Absurd
Written by Paul Goodman, Afterword by Susan Sontag, Foreword by Casey Nelson Blake
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590175811
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Growing Up Absurd
Problems of Youth in the Organized Society
Written by Paul Goodman
Afterword by Susan Sontag
Foreword by Casey Nelson Blake


Format: Trade Paperback, 312 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $17.95

Paul Goodman’s Growing Up Absurd was a runaway best seller when it was first published in 1960, and it became one of the defining texts of the New Left. Goodman was a writer and thinker who broke every mold and did it brilliantly—he was a novelist, poet, and a social theorist... Read more >
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How to Be a Person
How to Be a Person
Written by Lindy West, Dan Savage, Christopher Frizzelle, Bethany Jean Clement and The Staff of The Stranger
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570617782
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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: Trade Paperback, 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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How We Learn
How We Learn
Written by Benedict Carey, Read by Steve Kramer
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780449807774
Our Price: $35.00
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How We Learn
The Surprising Truth About When, Where, and Why It Happens
Written by Benedict Carey
Read by Steve Kramer


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $35.00

In the tradition of The Power of Habit and Thinking, Fast and Slow comes a practical, playful, and endlessly fascinating guide to what we really know about learning and memory today—and how we can apply it to our own lives.
 
From an early age, it is drilled into our heads... Read more >
Teaching Hope
Teaching Hope
Written by The Freedom Writers and Erin Gruwell, Foreword by Anna Quindlen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767931724
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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: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: August 18, 2009
Price: $14.99

“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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What Your Third Grader Needs to Know
What Your Third Grader Needs to Know
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804180399
Our Price: $12.99
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What Your Third Grader Needs to Know
Fundamentals of a Good Third-Grade Education
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2013
Price: $12.99

Grade by grade, these groundbreaking and successful books provide a solid foundation in the fundamentals of a good education for first to sixth graders.

B & W photographs, linecuts, and maps throughout; two-color printing. Read more >
The Price of Admission
The Price of Admission
Written by Daniel Golden
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400097975
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The Price of Admission
How America's Ruling Class Buys Its Way into Elite Colleges--and Who Gets Left Outside the Gates
Written by Daniel Golden


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: September 25, 2007
Price: $15.99

Every spring thousands of middle-class and lower-income high-school seniors learn that they have been rejected by America’s most exclusive colleges. What they may never learn is how many candidates like themselves have been passed over in favor of wealthy white students with lesser credentials—children of alumni, big donors, or celebrities.

In this... Read more >
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