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Breaking the cycle : how schools can overcome urban challenges

Author: Nancy Brown Diggs
Publisher: Lanham : R & L Education, 2013.
Series: New frontiers in education.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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America's failure to educate its urban children is evidenced by our woeful statistics. If it is possible to turn around this bleak picture-and it is-this is a story well worth telling. And this is what Breaking the Cycle aims to do.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Brown Diggs, Nancy.
Breaking the Cycle.
Lanham : R & L Education, 2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Brown Diggs
ISBN: 9781475806120 1475806124
OCLC Number: 861559163
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 207 pages).
Contents: Drugs --
Violence --
Single mothers --
Acting white --
Inadequate schools --
DECA : the family --
The miracle workers --
Academics --
Raising the bar --
Bumps in the road.
Series Title: New frontiers in education.
Responsibility: Nancy Brown Diggs.

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America's failure to educate its urban children is evidenced by our woeful statistics. If it is possible to turn around this bleak picture-and it is-this is a story well worth telling. And this is what Breaking the Cycle aims to do.

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