By Rex Fortune
Publication Date: January 18, 2012
Educators, policymakers and oldsters can take a trip with Sacramento, California academic reform recommend Rex Fortune to impact switch. After offering nationwide and kingdom info as facts of the success gap's end result at the country's financial system, taxpayers, prisons, and unemployment, Fortune asks the query, "How can low-achieving minorities shut the success gap?"
The solutions are published in 478 pages of meticulous examine, winning recommendations, and on-site visits to 7 gap-closing, California K-12 public colleges. subscribe to
Fortune's attractive and revealing conversations with:
1) directors who're robust, committed leaders - concerned with teaching every one pupil
2) academics who comprehend why their scholars are a hundred% knowledgeable or complex and proportion their practices
3) mom and dad who prioritize studying, at school and at domestic, and are cheerleaders for his or her kid's growth
Examples of information incorporated within the publication are:
1) particular info at the one hundred forty four California public faculties with excessive minority (African American and Hispanic) and excessive socioeconomically deprived scholars selected for the examine
2) Tables and stories on 20 gap-closing, excessive minority faculties in addition to tables on 20 low-achieving faculties
3) Tables and studies of similarities from 15 high-achieving Asian faculties
Over four hundred pictures comprise:
1) photographs taken on the college website visits
Exhibits of faculty files: mother or father contracts, lecturers' lesson plans, interview instruments
2) Tables, graphs and charts assisting learn at the API and CST, ethnicity, lecturers' credentials and salaries, university funds, category measurement, enrollment, textbooks and more
BRIDGING THE fulfillment hole powerfully illuminates the trail for swap with useful and confirmed practices, and is a important source to the schooling career.
Special deals: a brand new DVD for folks, PARENTING PRACTICES: How profitable mom and dad Bridge the fulfillment hole and different courses can be found from the writer. See Fortune and co-workers web site. you can even email Fortune at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please comprise your daytime/cell cellphone number.
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