By Rex Fortune
Publication Date: January 18, 2012
Educators, policymakers and oldsters can take a trip with Sacramento, California academic reform suggest Rex Fortune to impact swap. After offering nationwide and country information as facts of the fulfillment gap's consequence at the country's financial system, taxpayers, prisons, and unemployment, Fortune asks the query, "How can low-achieving minorities shut the success gap?"
The solutions are published in 478 pages of meticulous examine, winning options, and on-site visits to 7 gap-closing, California K-12 public colleges. subscribe to
Fortune's enticing and revealing conversations with:
1) directors who're powerful, committed leaders - keen on instructing each one pupil
2) academics who comprehend why their scholars are a hundred% informed or complex and percentage their practices
3) mom and dad who prioritize studying, at school and at domestic, and are cheerleaders for his or her kid's development
Examples of information incorporated within the ebook are:
1) specified information at the one hundred forty four California public colleges with excessive minority (African American and Hispanic) and excessive socioeconomically deprived scholars selected for the research
2) Tables and studies on 20 gap-closing, excessive minority faculties in addition to tables on 20 low-achieving faculties
3) Tables and reviews of similarities from 15 high-achieving Asian colleges
Over four hundred photos contain:
1) pictures taken on the institution web site visits
Exhibits of faculty records: dad or mum contracts, academics' lesson plans, interview instruments
2) Tables, graphs and charts assisting learn at the API and CST, ethnicity, lecturers' credentials and salaries, institution funds, classification measurement, enrollment, textbooks and more
BRIDGING THE success hole powerfully illuminates the trail for swap with useful and confirmed practices, and is a important source to the schooling occupation.
Special bargains: a brand new DVD for folks, PARENTING PRACTICES: How winning mom and dad Bridge the success hole and different courses can be found from the writer. See Fortune and co-workers web site. you may as well electronic mail Fortune at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please contain your daytime/cell mobile number.
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