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Victory Courts: The Story of Coach Hughes and the PVIL I.M. Terrell Panthers
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 25,450. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
The book focuses on the life and career of legendary basketball coach, Robert L. Hughes, and the direct influence he had on generations of young athletes in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Victory Courts explores historical and socially relevant issues such as the role of family, community, education, and ways that high school and collegiate sports brought dignity and cultural change across the racia
Seeds For Change: Education Reform in Context
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,420. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / charter schools
Seeds for Change: Education Reform in Context is the beginning point for discussions that will affect everyone in the global economy. A service-industry approach to education reform could not only identify and help fix the broken parts of our society but also provide economic growth without sacrificing the environment.
Making Education Work
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,230. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Aims & objectives
Did you ever have a teacher who inspired you to be more than you thought you could be? What did that teacher do to inspire? Was it something that a standardized test could expose? Teachers play a vital role in all of society. They deserve our appreciation; they do not deserve to be treated as scapegoats for all of society’s problems.
The Burden of Excellence
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 45,390. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013 by Plowshare Media. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / charter schools
This stirring memoir tells the story of Cecil Lytle's five-year struggle to establish a model college-preparatory public charter school for children from underrepresented backgrounds on the campus of a major state university. It was a long and contentious process, far more difficult than anyone could foresee when it began, and far more successful than anyone had expected
If It's Broken Don't Fix It
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,810. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
A teacher on the inside exposes the truth about the Common Core. Why did NCLB collapse? Find out how the federal government took control over education without congressional approval. Learn why our children are still failing despite all the hype. The hypocrisy of the philosophy: they preach what they don't want you to teach. A must for those concerned with the state of education in America today.
Penn State's Other Cover-up
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 29,350. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Penn State's Other Cover-up presents a documentary case study of how the University's trustees undercut education in the name of football, and how trustees from 1,065 other universities all join in.