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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I really liked this book. It looks at the many serious flaws in our education system, but then also looks at many good solutions that individuals within the US education system have developed. The end ... Read full review

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A great book to read if you are a teacher, in the education industry, or want to learn about the way schools work and what's impacting you child's education. This book explores a few different schools and different situations within the schools. It's very relevant in today's world. Read full review


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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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