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The Students are Watching
Schools and the Moral Contract
Written by Nancy Faust Sizer
Edited by Theodore Sizer


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: January 31, 2012
Price: $18.00

In this groundbreaking book, Theodore and Nancy Sizer insist that students learn not just from their classes but from their school's routines and rituals, especially about matters of character. They convince us once again of what we may have forgotten: that we need to create schools that constantly demonstrate a belief... Read more >
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The Hardest Questions Aren't on the Test
The Hardest Questions Aren't on the Test
Written by Linda Nathan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807006153
Our Price: $16.00
 Quantity: 1 
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The Hardest Questions Aren't on the Test
Lessons from an Innovative Urban School
Written by Linda Nathan


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: September 7, 2010
Price: $16.00

The Boston Arts Academy comprises an ethnically and socioeconomically diverse student body, yet 94 percent of its graduates are accepted to college. Compare this with the average urban district rate of 50 percent. How do they do it? This remarkable success, writes Principal Linda Nathan, is in large part due to... Read more >
There Are No Shortcuts
There Are No Shortcuts
Written by Rafe Esquith
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307491800
Our Price: $13.99
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There Are No Shortcuts

Written by Rafe Esquith


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2008
Price: $13.99

Year after year, Rafe Esquith’s fifth-grade students excel. They read passionately, far above their grade level; tackle algebra; and stage Shakespeare so professionally that they often wow the great Shakespearen actor himself, Sir Ian McKellen. Yet Esquith teaches at an L.A. innercity school known as the Jungle, where few of his... Read more >
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In Defense of Childhood
In Defense of Childhood
Written by Chris Mercogliano
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807032879
Our Price: $16.00
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In Defense of Childhood
Protecting Kids' Inner Wildness
Written by Chris Mercogliano


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: August 1, 2008
Price: $16.00

The pressures of modern life are increasingly squeezing the adventure, the wonder, the physicality-the juice -out of children's lives. Virtually every arena of kids' experience is now subject to some form of outside control, and this is a serious threat to the unique spark that animates every child. Lamenting risk-averse parents... Read more >
Keeping School
Keeping School
Written by Deborah Meier and Nancy Faust Sizer, Edited by Theodore R. Sizer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807032657
Our Price: $15.00
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Keeping School
Letters to Families from Principals of Two Small Schools
Written by Deborah Meier and Nancy Faust Sizer
Edited by Theodore R. Sizer


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: August 15, 2005
Price: $15.00

Education reformers Deborah Meier, Theodore R. Sizer, and Nancy Faust Sizer have published books that have helped shape a movement. As school principals, all three have done another kind of writing as well: short essays in their own schools' newsletters to families.

Keeping School collects the best of these wonderfully readable... Read more >
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