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Quality Education as a Constitutional Right
Quality Education as a Constitutional Right
Written by Theresa Perry, Robert P. Moses, Ernesto Cortes, Jr., Lisa Delpit and Joan T. Wynne
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807032824
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Quality Education as a Constitutional Right
Creating a Grassroots Movement to Transform Public Schools
Written by Theresa Perry, Robert P. Moses, Ernesto Cortes, Jr., Lisa Delpit and Joan T. Wynne


Format: Trade Paperback, 232 pages
On Sale: June 29, 2010
Price: $20.00

In 2005, famed civil rights leader and education activist Robert Moses invited one hundred prominent African American and Latino intellectuals and activists to meet to discuss a proposal for a campaign to guarantee a quality education for all children as a constitutional right—a movement that would “transform current approaches to educational... Read more >
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Another Kind of Public Education
Another Kind of Public Education
Written by Patricia Hill Collins
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807000250
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Another Kind of Public Education
Race, Schools, the Media, and Democratic Possibilities
Written by Patricia Hill Collins


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2010
Price: $21.00

One of America's most distinguished scholars of race shows us how public education needs to be seen in the light of the influence of "color-blind racism as a system of power." Drawing examples from schools, media, and the workplace, Collins gives us a book of social analysis that is also an... Read more >
Breaking Out
Breaking Out
Written by Laura Fairchild Brodie
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ISBN: 9780307554888
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Breaking Out
VMI and the Coming of Women
Written by Laura Fairchild Brodie


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: February 24, 2010
Price: $11.99

On July 26, 1996, the United States Supreme Court nullified the single-sex admissions policy of the Virginia Military Institute, the last all-male military college in America. Capturing the voices of female and male cadets, administrators, faculty, and alumni, Laura Brodie tells the story of the Institute's intense planning for the inclusion... Read more >
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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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Relentless Pursuit
Relentless Pursuit
Written by Donna Foote
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ISBN: 9780307269393
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Relentless Pursuit

Written by Donna Foote


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2008
Price: $13.99

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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Can We Talk about Race?
Can We Talk about Race?
Written by Beverly Tatum, Afterword by Theresa Perry
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807032855
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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: Trade Paperback, 168 pages
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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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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The Flickering Mind
The Flickering Mind
Written by Todd Oppenheimer
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ISBN: 9780307432216
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The Flickering Mind
Saving Education from the False Promise of Technology
Written by Todd Oppenheimer


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

The Flickering Mind, by National Magazine Award winner Todd Oppenheimer, is a landmark account of the failure of technology to improve our schools and a call for renewed emphasis on what really works.

American education faces an unusual moment of crisis. For decades, our schools have been beaten down by a series... 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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The Case Against Homework
The Case Against Homework
Written by Sara Bennett and Nancy Kalish
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307340184
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The Case Against Homework
How Homework Is Hurting Children and What Parents Can Do About It
Written by Sara Bennett and Nancy Kalish


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: August 28, 2007
Price: $14.99

Does assigning fifty math problems accomplish any more than assigning five? Is memorizing word lists the best way to increase vocabulary—especially when it takes away from reading time? And what is the real purpose behind those devilish dioramas?

The time our children spend doing homework has skyrocketed in recent years. Parents... Read more >
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Widening the Circle
Widening the Circle
Written by Mara Sapon-Shevin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807032800
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Widening the Circle
The Power of Inclusive Classrooms
Written by Mara Sapon-Shevin


Format: Trade Paperback, 280 pages
On Sale: March 15, 2007
Price: $18.00

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"... 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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Not in Our Classrooms
Not in Our Classrooms
Written by Eugenie Scott and Glenn Branch, Foreword by Bill Nye
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807032787
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Not in Our Classrooms
Why Intelligent Design Is Wrong for Our Schools
Written by Eugenie Scott and Glenn Branch
Foreword by Bill Nye


Format: Trade Paperback, 184 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2006
Price: $14.00

The book . . . is an excellent resource to deal with the attack on evolution, which is a surrogate, and indeed a wedge, for a wide-ranging crusade against the scientific integrity of the public education system in America."--Rev. Barry W. Lynn from the Foreword

More than eighty years after the Scopes... Read more >
The Case Against Homework
The Case Against Homework
Written by Sara Bennett and Nancy Kalish
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ISBN: 9780307381453
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The Case Against Homework
How Homework Is Hurting Our Children and What We Can Do About It
Written by Sara Bennett and Nancy Kalish


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: August 29, 2006
Price: $13.99

Does assigning fifty math problems accomplish any more than assigning five? Is memorizing word lists the best way to increase vocabulary—especially when it takes away from reading time? And what is the real purpose behind those devilish dioramas?

The time our children spend doing homework has skyrocketed in recent years. Parents... Read more >
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Taught by America
Taught by America
Written by Sarah Sentilles
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807032732
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Taught by America
A Story of Struggle and Hope in Compton
Written by Sarah Sentilles


Format: Trade Paperback, 216 pages
On Sale: August 1, 2006
Price: $16.00

After graduating from Yale University, Sarah Sentilles joined Teach for America and was assigned to a rundown elementary school in Compton, California. Through moving portraits of inspiring children, Sentilles relates a heartbreaking journey, as she learns about a failing school system, the true meaning of poverty in America, and the strength... Read more >
Keeping School
Keeping School
Written by Deborah Meier and Nancy Faust Sizer, Edited by Theodore R. Sizer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807032657
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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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