By Rex Fortune
Publication Date: January 18, 2012
Educators, policymakers and fogeys can take a trip with Sacramento, California academic reform recommend Rex Fortune to impact switch. After providing nationwide and nation facts as facts of the success gap's outcome at the country's economic climate, taxpayers, prisons, and unemployment, Fortune asks the query, "How can low-achieving minorities shut the fulfillment gap?"
The solutions are printed in 478 pages of meticulous learn, profitable recommendations, and on-site visits to 7 gap-closing, California K-12 public colleges. subscribe to
Fortune's enticing and revealing conversations with:
1) directors who're robust, committed leaders - concerned about teaching every one pupil
2) academics who comprehend why their scholars are a hundred% informed or complex and percentage their practices
3) mom and dad who prioritize studying, in class and at domestic, and are cheerleaders for his or her kid's growth
Examples of knowledge incorporated within the e-book are:
1) precise facts at the one hundred forty four California public colleges with excessive minority (African American and Hispanic) and excessive socioeconomically deprived scholars selected for the examine
2) Tables and studies on 20 gap-closing, excessive minority colleges in addition to tables on 20 low-achieving faculties
3) Tables and reviews of similarities from 15 high-achieving Asian colleges
Over four hundred photographs contain:
1) photographs taken on the tuition web site visits
Exhibits of faculty records: father or mother contracts, academics' lesson plans, interview instruments
2) Tables, graphs and charts aiding learn at the API and CST, ethnicity, academics' credentials and salaries, college funds, type dimension, enrollment, textbooks and more
BRIDGING THE success hole powerfully illuminates the trail for switch with useful and confirmed practices, and is a precious source to the schooling occupation.
Special deals: a brand new DVD for fogeys, PARENTING PRACTICES: How winning mom and dad Bridge the fulfillment hole and different courses can be found from the writer. See Fortune and colleagues web site. you can also e mail Fortune at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please comprise your daytime/cell mobilephone number.
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