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Author(s):Urban Institute
Title:Busting the myth that poor, urban schools can't succeed
Source:http://www.urban.org/publications/901102.html
Date:2007
Organization:Urban Institute
Short Description:This is a review of the recently published "Good Schools in Poor Neighborhoods: Defying Demographics, Achieving Success" by Beatriz Chu Clewell and Patricia B. Campbell, with Lesley Perlman.
Annotation:This is a review of the recently published "Good Schools in Poor Neighborhoods: Defying Demographics, Achieving Success" by Beatriz Chu Clewell and Patricia B. Campbell, with Lesley Perlman. According to the review, the book combines solid data from original research with lively vignettes and vivid quotes from principals, teachers, parents, and students to present a picture of exceptional elementary schools in difficult academic environments.
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