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As bad as they say? : three decades of teaching in the Bronx

Author: Janet Grossbach Mayer; ebrary, Inc.
Publisher: New York : Empire State Editions, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats

Rundown, vermin-infested buildings. Rigid, slow-to-react bureaucratic systems. Children from broken homes and declining communities. How can a teacher succeed? How does a student not only survive but  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Named Person: Janet Grossbach Mayer; Janet Grossbach Mayer
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Janet Grossbach Mayer; ebrary, Inc.
OCLC Number: 1200880745
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2011. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Description: xvi, 166 p.
Contents: Pt. 1. Bronx roots --
pt. 2. Defying expectations --
pt. 3. Losing our way.
Responsibility: Janet Grossbach Mayer.


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. . . A powerful book, precisely because it is rooted in the long classroom experience of a teach who worked beyond the boundaries of just her classroom or even her school. * -Education Review * If Read more...

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