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The battle for Room 314 : my year of hope and despair in a New York City high school

Author: Ed Boland
Publisher: New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"In the tradition of the classic Up The Down Staircase comes an unforgettable book about a year inside a troubled New York City school. In a fit of idealism, Ed Boland left a twenty-year career as a non-profit executive to teach in a tough New York City public high school. But his hopes quickly collided headlong with the appalling reality of his students' lives and a hobbled education system unable to help them: Jay  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biography
Named Person: Ed Boland
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ed Boland
ISBN: 9781455560615 1455560618
OCLC Number: 911069826
Language Note: Text in English.
Description: viii, 243 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Prologue: Chantay --
The good ol' days --
Best practices --
Nemesis --
Nowhere over the rainbow --
Powers of ten --
Sweet Jesús --
Lord Byron --
Free Freddy! --
My funny Valentina --
Old school --
Lil' Mickey, a disciple of soul --
The ivy curtain --
Massacre of the innocents --
Point of no return --
Pomp and circumstance --
Epilogue: A message to Charles.
Other Titles: Battle for Room Three Hundred Fourteen
Battle for Room Three Hundred and Fourteen
Battle for Room Three One Four
Responsibility: Ed Boland.

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In the tradition of the classic Up The Down Staircase, an unforgettable book about a year inside a troubled New York City school.  Read more...

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"Boland writes a book filled with funny, startlingly real moments that will entertain and educate even as it sheds light on the problems." ""Columbus Dispatch"""

 
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