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Report Cardby James Patric Hussey
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Includes 100 essays ranging from surprisingly interesting treatises on budgets and bond levies to impassioned articles underscoring the role of public education in a free society. Each essay serves as a catalyst for classroom discussions or independent writing assignments that engage students intellectually and often emotionally, in the topic it explores.
Book News Annotation:
After living and working in Alaska for 13 years as a reporter, journalism professor and college administrator, Hussey returned to his native Iowa in 1996, and was elected to his local school board in 1999. This collection of 100-plus articles Hussey wrote for a weekly column in the community's two local newspapers provides insights into his experiences during three years as a school board member. For those currently working/individuals preparing for a future career in the public school system, as well as general readers. No subject index.
Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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