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Why cant U teach me 2 read? : three students and a mayor put our schools to the test

Author: Beth Fertig
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Fertig tells the inspiring, heartbreaking stories of three young people as they struggle to learn to read before it is too late. At the same time, the author tells a story of great change in schools as teachers and parents question the meaning of education as never before.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Beth Fertig
ISBN: 9780374299057 0374299056
OCLC Number: 317697807
Description: vi, 354 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Fall : three students, a city, and the quest to read --
Winter : learning to read and reading to learn --
Spring : inputs and outcomes.
Other Titles: Why can't you teach me to read?
Responsibility: Beth Fertig.

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Fertig tells the inspiring, heartbreaking stories of three young people as they struggle to learn to read before it is too late. At the same time, the author tells a story of great change in schools as teachers and parents question the meaning of education as never before.

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