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Teaching the lessons of New York's most famous public school, Deborah Meier provides a widely acclaimed vision for the future of public education.

About the Author

A former kindergarten teacher, Deborah Meier is founder of the Central Park East Schools and fellow at the Annenberg Institute for School Reform, and is leading various efforts to reinvent public schools in New York City and across the country. Her many awards include a MacArthur Prize Fellowship.

Table of Contents

1. In Defense of Public Education

Central Park East: An Alternative Story

The School at Work

Myths, Lies, and Other Dangers

Choice Can Save Public Education

Small Schools

Respect

Reinventing Teaching

It's Academic: Why Kids Don't Want to Be "Well-Educated"

On Failure, Persistence, and Public Education

Product Details

ISBN:
9780807031117
Subtitle:
Lessons for America from a Small School in Harlem
Author:
Meier, Deborah
Publisher:
Heinemann
Subject:
Education
Subject:
Elementary
Subject:
Social aspects
Subject:
Aims & Objectives
Subject:
Educational Reform
Subject:
Educational Policy & Reform
Copyright:
Series:
Innovators in Education Series
Publication Date:
19990208
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
190
Dimensions:
8.35x5.42x.62 in. .59 lbs.
Age Level:
from 5 up to 17

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