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As Bad as They Say? Three Decades of Teaching in the Bronx.

Author: Janet Grossbach Mayer
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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 also come to thrive? It can happen, and "As Bad as They Say?" Tells the heroic stories of Janet Mayer's students during her 33-year tenure as a Bronx high school teacher. In 1995, Janet Mayer's students began a pen-pal  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Reports - Descriptive
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Janet Grossbach Mayer
ISBN: 9780823234165 0823234169
OCLC Number: 911570332
Language Note: English.
Target Audience: Secondary Education.; High Schools.; Elementary Secondary Education.
Description: 192 pages

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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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If you are thinking of teaching or are in teaching and need a book to inspire you, this is the one to read. -- -Elizabeth Willoughby * University Press Books * . . . A powerful book, precisely Read more...

 
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