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Faulty Assumptions: Why Blaming Teachers Won't Fix Public Schools
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,740. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
Faulty Assumptions is a poignant, accessible, and fresh look at the world of public school education guaranteed to challenge the current dialogue about where America should be looking for answers to the nation’s education woes.
CRASH COURSE: A Head of School, His Son's Addiction, and Lessons for Schools and Families
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 34,750. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In his 1st semester as Head of Brentwood School in L.A., the author encounters his 1st case of a student abusing drugs/alcohol. It's his son David who he didn't know was an addict. This is the story of David's struggle with addiction, its impact on the family, setbacks on the road to his recovery, and how Pratt used it all to create a more effective and humane drug/alcohol policy for the school.