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The Resource Radical : fighting to put students first, Michelle Rhee

Radical : fighting to put students first, Michelle Rhee

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Radical : fighting to put students first
Title
Radical
Title remainder
fighting to put students first
Statement of responsibility
Michelle Rhee
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The United States is known as a world leader in innovation, boasting brilliant thinkers and trendsetting companies, but that status is at grave risk. American children are well outside the top-ten international student rankings in reading, science, and math; those rankings--not to mention the nation's position of leadership on everything from the economy to the military to issues of moral authority--will continue to plummet unless we take dramatic action. Michelle Rhee, a driving force behind American education reform, is ready to make a change. Here, this fearless and pioneering advocate draws on her own life story and delivers her plan for better American schools. Rhee's goal is to ensure that laws, leaders, and policies are making students--not adults--our top priority, and she outlines concrete steps that will put us on a dramatically different course.--From publisher description
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DLC
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Radical : fighting to put students first, Michelle Rhee
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Call to arms -- Pt. 1: The journey. Roots in the classroom ; The heart of teaching ; Recruiting teachers ; The road to D.C. ; Breaking barriers ; In labor ; Students first -- Pt. 3: The movement. Honoring teachers ; Listening to students ; Empowering parents ; Challenging politicians -- Pt. 3: The promise. A radical's vision
Control code
8ocm10946119
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 286 pages
Isbn
9780062203984
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2012038474
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Radical : fighting to put students first, Michelle Rhee
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Call to arms -- Pt. 1: The journey. Roots in the classroom ; The heart of teaching ; Recruiting teachers ; The road to D.C. ; Breaking barriers ; In labor ; Students first -- Pt. 3: The movement. Honoring teachers ; Listening to students ; Empowering parents ; Challenging politicians -- Pt. 3: The promise. A radical's vision
Control code
8ocm10946119
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 286 pages
Isbn
9780062203984
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2012038474
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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