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Best practices from high-performing high schools : how successful schools help students stay in school and thrive 

Title: Best practices from highperforming high schools : how successful schools help students stay in school and thrive Author :  Kristen C. Wilcox and Janet I. Angelis Publisher: New York : Teachers College Press Call number:  LB1025.3 .W46 2011   From the Publisher: In their second collaboration, Wilcox and Angelis tell the stories of high school educators who embody best practices in their day-to-day activities--practices that consistently lead to higher student …

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Home Fortitude 

Built in 1870, our house survived the Great Chicago Fire. She witnessed from her large bay windows the greedy flames devouring our town after Bessie, the cow, kicked over the lantern in the O’Leary’s barn. Just how close she was in her infancy, I could never be sure, but the sight and smell must have …

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Unequal Fortunes  ☆

Ms. Laura Scheiber, Ph.D. candidate, and Juan Carlos Reyes, Executive Assistant to the President of Teachers College, on Tuesday, September 14th, read from and discussed the compelling book, Unequal Fortunes: Snapshots from the South Bronx, (Teachers College Press, June 2010). The book, which was co-authored with President Emeritus Arthur Levine, is a highly personal account …

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