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Possible lives : [electronic resource] the promise of public education in America / Mike Rose.

By: Rose, Mike (Michael Anthony).
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 1995Description: 454 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0395745462; 9780395745465.Subject(s): Public schools -- United States -- Case studies | Écoles publiques -- États-Unis -- Cas, Études de | Qualitätssteigerung | Schule | USAAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Possible lives.DDC classification: 371/.01/0973 Other classification: 5,3 | D 9200 US 32 Online resources: Publisher description | Free eBook from the Internet Archive | Additional information and access via Open Library
Contents:
Los Angles and the LA Basin. -- Calexico, California. -- Baltimore, Maryland. -- Chicago, Illinois. -- New York, New York. -- Berea and Wheelwright, Kentucky. -- Hattiesburg, Tupelo, Jackson, Indianola, Hollandale, and Webb, Mississippi. -- Polaris and Missoula, Montana. -- Tucson, Arizona. -- Possible lives.
Summary: Rose recreates the classrooms he visited and the remarkable, often heroic people he met there, illuminating the qualities, attitudes, and public policies that make for great schools.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [437]-450).

Los Angles and the LA Basin. -- Calexico, California. -- Baltimore, Maryland. -- Chicago, Illinois. -- New York, New York. -- Berea and Wheelwright, Kentucky. -- Hattiesburg, Tupelo, Jackson, Indianola, Hollandale, and Webb, Mississippi. -- Polaris and Missoula, Montana. -- Tucson, Arizona. -- Possible lives.

Rose recreates the classrooms he visited and the remarkable, often heroic people he met there, illuminating the qualities, attitudes, and public policies that make for great schools.

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