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January 25, 2017

How to Build a School From Scratch: One Principal's Story

After principal Nadia Lopez founded Mott Hall Bridges Academy in New York City, her commitment to her students' success earned national recognition from then-President Barack Obama. What did the experience teach her?

May 30, 2012

Book Review: Timar on Gaining on the Gap

Thomas B. Timar, a professor of Education Policy and the director of the Center for Applied Policy in Education at the University of California, Davis, reviews Robert G. Smith, et al., Gaining on the Gap Changing Hearts, Minds, and Practice (Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2011.)

May 29, 2012

Book Review: Smith on Narrowing the Achievement Gap

Robert G. Smith, an associate professor at George Mason University, reviews Thomas B. Timar and Julie Maxwell-Jolly's edited volume, Narrowing the Achievement Gap: Perspectives and Strategies for Challenging Times (Harvard Education Press, 2012) in this guest post.

April 24, 2012

An Interview With Lisa Delpit

BookMarks interviews Lisa Delpit, author of "Multiplication Is for White People": Raising Expectations for Other People's Children_ (The New Press, 2012)

February 28, 2012

Education and Race in the 20th Century

Two new books that examine race and classroom experiences in the 20th century have been recently published; while the first explores how race was taught in U.S. classrooms from 1900 to 1940, the second examines the specific experiences of African-American secondary students in the United States from 1940 to 1980.

February 14, 2012

'ASCD Talks with An Author' Series

The ASCD series "ASCD Talks with an Author" contains almost 60 interviews available online, including ones with Vivien Stewart, A. Wade Boykin, and Pedro Noguera.



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