Schools That Work by George H. Wood
America's Most Innovative Public Education Programs (Plume)

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A practical approach to the crisis in American education presents portraits of educational success in schools across the nation--from rural Ohio to inner-city Milwaukee--offering a message of hope to educators and parents. 10,000 first printing.
 

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Published April 1, 1993 by Plume. 320 pages
Genres: Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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An upbeat look at a dozen schools where innovative programs are boosting academic performance and helping troubled students at the same time.

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Wood (Education/Ohio Univ.) visits schools and classrooms that are concerned with teaching children, not with satisfying bureaucrats.

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He believes we must rethink high schools to ""transform them from the institutions they now are to the communities they should be."" Much of the restructuring Wood advocates is occurring in countless high schools across the country, as administrators, parents and teachers realize that rewarding t...

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Touring classrooms from New York City's East Harlem to Winnetka, Ill., this exploration of the achievements of American public schools proves both concrete and visionary.

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