Making the Grade: Reinventing America's Schools
This book provides a guide for a long-overdue public dialogue about why and how we need to reinvent our nation's schools. How has the world changed for our children; what do all students need to know in light of these changes; how do we hold students and schools accountable for results; what do good schools look like; and what must leaders do to create more of these schools? These are some of the questions that drive this book. The answers emerging to these questions may surprise many. The most successful public schools of the 21st century look a lot more like our 19th century village schools than our current factory model of schooling. This book describes these "new village schools" that have been created in the last decade and suggests that they are a prototype for the schools of the future.
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What's really wrong with America's schools? In this engaging, readable study, Wagner taught for the past several years as part of the Harvard Institute for School Leadership and as a "performance ... Read full review
Making Schools Work: A Revolutionary Plan to Get Your Children the Educ
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