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Work hard, be hard : journeys through "no excuses" teaching

Author: Jim Horn, (Educator)
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield, [2016]
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Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Horn, (Educator)
ISBN: 9781475825794 147582579X 9781475825800 1475825803
OCLC Number: 923562968
Description: xxiii, 252 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The new gospel of "work and money" --
Broken windows theory and the KIPP teaching model --
Neoliberalism goes to school --
Whence no excuses? --
KIPP and the teaching profession --The KIPP teaching experience --
Teacher highs and lows --
What was it like to teach at KIPP? --
Teach for America's socialization and manipulation --
"KIPP is grad school for TFA glutton for punishment" --
Special need students and the KIPP model : "a lawsuit waiting to happen" --
The final KIPP interview --
The reach of the KIPP model --
A model whose time has past --
Another generation of the KIPP model? --
The KIPP Fresno story --
The KIPP model and the media.
Responsibility: Jim Horn.

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Jim Horn et al. have collected important perspectives from current and former Knowledge is Power Program (KIPP) teachers in a new book entitled Work Hard, Be Hard: Journeys Through "No Excuses" Read more...

 
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