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Nothing's impossible : leadership lessons from inside and outside the classroom

Author: Lorraine Monroe
Publisher: New York : Times Books, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Lorraine Monroe, principal of the Frederick Douglass Academy in Harlem, explains the philosophy of the inner-city public school which provides "a quality education comparable to that offered in an elite suburban school."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Lorraine Monroe; Lorraine Monroe
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lorraine Monroe
ISBN: 0812929047 9780812929041
OCLC Number: 37024911
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 236 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. On a Nobel Mission: The Frederick Douglass Academy Story --
The Monroe Doctrine: On Working from the Heart --
2. Gifts of the Ancestors: Lasting Legacies of My Early Life --
The Monroe Doctrine: On Attitude --
3. Glimpses of the World: First Lessons in Living, Learning, and Leading --
The Monroe Doctrine: On Perseverance --
4. "You Can't Outrun Your Fate": Finding a Personal Mission --
The Monroe Doctrine: On Being an Idealist in a Less-Than-Ideal World --
5. Believing in Me: Rising Above the People Who Would Drag You Down --
The Monroe Doctrine: On Teaching and Learning --
6. "I'm an Idea Whose Time Has Come": Becoming a Leader --
The Monroe Doctrine: On Leadership (I) --
7. "The Hum of Excellence": Insisting on Quality --
The Monroe Doctrine: On Pursuing Excellence --
8. How to Find and Feed the "Creatively Crazy": Inspiring Innovation --
The Monroe Doctrine: On Making Things New --
9. Wars and Alarms: Some Battles You Win ... Some Battles You Lose --
The Monroe Doctrine: On Leadership (II) --
10. "You Cannot Lose Your Good": Finding a New Path --
Tales of a Roving Educator --
The Monroe Doctrine: On the Human Touch --
11. Feed Your Soul: What a Leader Must Do to Nourish Her Own Spirit --
The Monroe Doctrine: On Inner Strength --
12. Last Licks: Some Things I've Learned About Myself and the Work --
The Monroe Doctrine: On the Heart of the Matter --
Epilogue" This Work of Teaching.
Responsibility: Lorraine Monroe.

Abstract:

Lorraine Monroe, principal of the Frederick Douglass Academy in Harlem, explains the philosophy of the inner-city public school which provides "a quality education comparable to that offered in an elite suburban school."--Jacket.

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