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Putting the children first : the changing face of Newark's public schools

Author: Jonathan G Silin; Carol Lippman
Publisher: New York : Teachers College Press, ©2003.
Series: Teaching for social justice series.
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Chronicles the educational struggle that took place in the city of Newark amidst years of political upheaval and economic neglect. This is a story of inspiration and hope that tells how educators,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan G Silin; Carol Lippman
ISBN: 0807743259 9780807743256 0807743240 9780807743249
OCLC Number: 50919794
Description: xvi, 191 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: The Newark I knew / Lillian Burke --
Precedents and precautions / Edna K. Shapiro --
Interview with Catherine M. McFarland, executive officer, The Victoria Foundation / Carol Lippman --
Newark in context / Jonathan G. Silin and Carol Lippman --
The challenges of school reform / Beverly L. Hall --
Interview with Marion Bolden, district superintendent, the Newark public schools / Carol Lippman --
This train is crossing the river / Betsy Blachly and Sandra Heintz --
Creating a caring, democratic classroom community for and with young children / Nancy Balaban --
An oasis of humanity in a sea of bureaucratic chaos / Joan Bojsza --
Working together / Lenore Furman and Kathleen Hayes --
Being like me: what Newark's school children say about identity / Lesley Koplow --
Putting a little bass in your voice / Felice Wagman and Mary Reaves --
On the bridge that we are building / Margot Hammond [and others] --
What counts for caring? / Judith W. Lesch --
Public-private partnerships / Augusta Souza Kappner --
Opening one's heart to love, risk, and change: one staff developer's journey / Eileen Wasow --
Student outcomes on district and state assessments for the 1996-1997 new beginnings kindergarten cohort / Rosemarie Kopacsi.
Series Title: Teaching for social justice series.
Responsibility: edited by Jonathan G. Silin, Carol Lippman ; foreword by Gloria Ladson-Billings.

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