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Relentless Pursuit
Relentless Pursuit
Written by Donna Foote
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307278234
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Relentless Pursuit
A Year in the Trenches with Teach for America
Written by Donna Foote


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2009
Price: $16.00

When Locke High School opened its doors in 1967, the residents of Watts celebrated it as a sign of the changes promised by Los Angeles. But four decades later, first-year Teach for America recruits Rachelle, Phillip, Hrag, and Taylor are greeted by a school that looks more like a prison, with... 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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Promises Kept
Promises Kept
Written by Dr. Joe Brewster, Michele Stephenson and Hilary Beard, Read by Bahni Turpin and Dominic Hoffman
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804148504
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Promises Kept
Raising Black Boys to Succeed in School and in Life
Written by Dr. Joe Brewster, Michele Stephenson and Hilary Beard
Read by Bahni Turpin and Dominic Hoffman


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $22.50

As seen on PBS’s POV

An unprecedented guide to helping black boys achieve success at every stage of their lives—at home, at school, and in the world
 
Regardless of how wealthy or poor their parents are, all black boys must confront and surmount the “achievement gap”: a divide that shows up... Read more >
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7 Keys to Comprehension
7 Keys to Comprehension
Written by Susan Zimmermann and Chryse Hutchins
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307453181
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7 Keys to Comprehension
How to Help Your Kids Read It and Get It!
Written by Susan Zimmermann and Chryse Hutchins


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 3, 2008
Price: $13.99

It's simple: If children don't understand what they read, they will never embrace reading. And that limits what they can learn while in school. This fact frightens parents, worries teachers, and ultimately hurts children.

7 Keys to Comprehension is the result of cutting-edge research. It gives parents and teachers—those who aren't already... Read more >
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The Essential Writings of Rousseau
The Essential Writings of Rousseau
Written by Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Edited by Leo Damrosch, Translated by Peter Constantine
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ISBN: 9780679645399
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The Essential Writings of Rousseau

Written by Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Edited by Leo Damrosch
Translated by Peter Constantine


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $2.99

Newly translated by Peter Constantine
Edited and with an Introduction by Leo Damrosch
 
The Essential Writings of Rousseau collects the best and most indispensable work of one of the world’s most influential writers. A towering figure of Enlightenment thought, Jean-Jacques Rousseau was also one of that movement’s most passionate and... Read more >
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The Shame of the Nation
The Shame of the Nation
Written by Jonathan Kozol
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ISBN: 9780307339416
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The Shame of the Nation
The Restoration of Apartheid Schooling in America
Written by Jonathan Kozol


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 13, 2005
Price: $13.99

“The nation needs to be confronted with the crime that we’re committing and the promises we are betraying. This is a book about betrayal of the young, who have no power to defend themselves. It is not intended to make readers comfortable.”

Over the past several years, Jonathan Kozol has visited nearly... Read more >
What Your First Grader Needs to Know (Revised and Updated)
What Your First Grader Needs to Know (Revised and Updated)
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780553392395
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What Your First Grader Needs to Know (Revised and Updated)
Fundamentals of a Good First-Grade Education
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $12.99

Give your child a smart start with the revised and updated
What Your First Grader Needs to Know
 
What will your child be expected to learn in the first grade? How can you help him or her at home? How can teachers foster active, successful learning in the classroom? This... Read more >
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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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What Your Kindergartner Needs to Know (Revised and updated)
What Your Kindergartner Needs to Know (Revised and updated)
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345543745
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What Your Kindergartner Needs to Know (Revised and updated)
Preparing Your Child for a Lifetime of Learning
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: July 16, 2013
Price: $12.99

With its comprehensive curriculum providing a sound basis in the fundamentals of math, art, history, language arts, science, and technology, the phenomenally successful Core Knowledge series has become an esteemed tool for parents and teachers striving to better educate today's children. And since it is agreed that the first years of... Read more >
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What Your Sixth Grader Needs to Know
What Your Sixth Grader Needs to Know
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804180412
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What Your Sixth Grader Needs to Know
Fundamentals of a Good Sixth-Grade Education
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.


Format: eBook, 416 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 >
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