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Sleeping on the Wing
Sleeping on the Wing
Written by Kenneth Koch and Kate Farrell
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307764911
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Sleeping on the Wing
An Anthology of Modern Poetry with Essays on Reading and Writing
Written by Kenneth Koch and Kate Farrell


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2012
Price: $11.99

This book is specifically for high school students, though it is useful to college students and anyone interested in the art and craft of poetry. Koch and Farrell, experienced teachers as well as poets, write about poetry in such a way that students will find it accessible and interesting. The book... 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 Fifth Grader Needs to Know
What Your Fifth Grader Needs to Know
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr. and Core Knowledge Foundation
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804180405
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What Your Fifth Grader Needs to Know
Fundamentals of a Good Fifth-Grade Education
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr. and Core Knowledge Foundation


Format: eBook, 384 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 >
Calm and Compassionate Children
Calm and Compassionate Children
Written by Susan Dermond
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781587612763
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Calm and Compassionate Children
A Handbook
Written by Susan Dermond


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2007
Price: $15.99

Building on such inherent qualities as openheartedness and trust, parents and teachers can help children develop empathy and integrity as they grow and mature. From nature activities to conscious quiet time to tips on daily routines, CALM AND COMPASSIONATE CHILDREN provides practical guidance to help grown-ups model behavior and suggests dozens... Read more >
In Schools We Trust
In Schools We Trust
Written by Deborah Meier
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ISBN: 9780807031513
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In Schools We Trust
Creating Communities of Learning in an Era of Testing and Standardization
Written by Deborah Meier


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: August 1, 2003
Price: $17.00

We are in an era of radical distrust of public education. Increasingly, we turn to standardized tests and standardized curricula-now adopted by all fifty states-as our national surrogates for trust.

Legendary school founder and reformer Deborah Meier believes fiercely that schools have to win our faith by showing they can do their... Read more >
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Many Children Left Behind
Many Children Left Behind
Written by Deborah Meier
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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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Young, Gifted and Black
Promoting High Achievement among African-American Students
Written by Theresa Perry and Claude Steele
Edited by Asa Hilliard, III


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $16.00

Young, Gifted, and Black is a unique joint effort by three leading African-American scholars to radically reframe the debates swirling around the achievement of African-American students in school.

In three separate but allied essays, Theresa Perry, Claude Steele, and Asa Hilliard place students' social identity as African-Americans at the very center of...

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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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So You're Thinking About Homeschooling:  Second Edition
So You're Thinking About Homeschooling: Second Edition
Written by Lisa Whelchel
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307563453
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So You're Thinking About Homeschooling: Second Edition
Fifteen Families Show How You Can Do It
Written by Lisa Whelchel


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2009
Price: $13.99

Discover the Diversity of Homeschooling

Confused and intimidated by the complexities of homeschooling, many parents assume it could never work for them. Now an updated edition of So You're Thinking About Home Schooling by Lisa Whelchel—herself a homeschooling mother of three—introduces to readers fifteen composite portraits of homeschooling families who show... Read more >
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The Trouble with Boys
The Trouble with Boys
Written by Peg Tyre
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ISBN: 9780307449771
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The Trouble with Boys
A Surprising Report Card on Our Sons, Their Problems at School, and What Parents and Educators Must Do
Written by Peg Tyre


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 9, 2008
Price: $13.99

From the moment they step into the classroom, boys begin to struggle. They get expelled from preschool nearly five times more often than girls; in elementary school, they’re diagnosed with learning disorders four times as often. By eighth grade huge numbers are reading below basic level. And by high school, they’re... Read more >
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