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Why Meadow died : the people and policies that created the Parkland shooter and endanger America's students

Author: Andrew Pollack; Max Eden
Publisher: New York : Post Hill Press, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Andrew Pollack, whose daughter Meadow was murdered in the Parkland, Florida high school shooting, teamed up with education expert Max Eden to find out how the Parkland shooter slipped through the cracks. They argue that the policies pioneered in Broward plague American schools, and make school shootings more likely.
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Named Person: Meadow Pollack
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Pollack; Max Eden
ISBN: 1642932191 9781642932195
OCLC Number: 1120187530
Description: xxv, 305 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword: "My sister" --
Preface: "Daddy, keep going" --
Picking up the pieces. A teacher survivor ; An immigrant father ; An education expert ; A student journalist --
Cruz control. An exceptional student ; Going to MSD ; Leaving MSD ; Returning to MSD --
The politically correct school district. From Broward to your school ; The underreporting ; The broken PROMISE ; The "so-called tragedy" --
The fight to #Fixit. Graduation week ; Flip the board! ; Free campaign ads ; The election --
Epilogue: You have to #Fixit.
Responsibility: Andrew Pollack and Max Eden.

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The Parkland School Massacre did not have to happen. And the policies which made it inevitable are being forced into public schools.  Read more...

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"After the Parkland shooting, the media devoted far more attention to the model of gun the killer used than to the role the school and its policies may have played in enabling the tragedy possible. Read more...

 
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