Possible lives: the promise of public education in America

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Houghton Mifflin Co., 1995 - Education - 454 pages
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The best-selling author of Lives on the Boundary offers a detailed look inside America's diverse classrooms, tracing the way teachers and students work together and giving grounds for hope for the future of public education. National ad/promo. Tour.

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POSSIBLE LIVES: The Promise of Public Education in America

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

A spirited, optimistic showcase of the potential of our public schools, gleaned from a wide array of American classrooms. For four years Rose (Lives on the Boundary, 1989), director of the UCLA ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jessa Dayhoff - Goodreads

It's a little outdated by today's standards, but has a good message about education in the United States. Read full review


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About the author (1995)

Michael D. Rose spent four years as a retail stockbroker in Toledo, OH, where he became interested in retirement plans and personal retirement planning. One year after joining Benetech, Inc., a national actuarial and 401(k) plan administration firm, in 1989, Mike was promoted to Regional Vice President and moved to Chicago, where he developed the firm's Midwest territory. He then joined Lord Abbett & Co. in 1995, where he was named Director of Retirement Planning, and promoted to executive partnership in 2002. From 1995 until his retirement in 2004, Mike built Abbett's 401(k) business from 12 plans to over 10,000.

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