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Relentless pursuit : a year in the trenches with Teach for America

Author: Donna Foote
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A study of the controversial national educational movement, Teach For America, follows a year in the lives of four TFA recruits at a high school in South Central Los Angeles as they deal with the challenges and opportunities of a program designed to overcome the inequities in the American educational system.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Donna Foote
ISBN: 9780307265715 0307265714
OCLC Number: 166317516
Description: 338 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Lockdown --
The school and the movement --
You're in the Army now --
The men of Locke --
Locked in --
Dropping out --
What the hell am I doing? --
Disillusionment --
The corps --
Who do you screw? --
¡Sí se puede! --
Rats on a ship --
The road show --
Significant gains --
The end.
Responsibility: Donna Foote.
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A study of the controversial national educational movement, Teach For America, follows a year in the lives of four TFA recruits at a high school in South Central Los Angeles as they deal with the challenges and opportunities of a program designed to overcome the inequities in the American educational system.

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