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Building Engaged Schools: Getting the Most Out of America's Classrooms

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Facing greater challenges from increased expectations and global competition, America’s public schools can pass the test by thinking and acting differently about selecting teachers and principals, nurturing the talents of students and teachers, and the importance of community involvement.

Can America's public schools, long resistant to change, meet the challenges of globali
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Hardcover, 220 pages
Published September 7th 2006 by Gallup Press
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Nathan
Apr 25, 2010 rated it it was ok
There's good information here but it felt like there was not much (or nothing at all) original in the book. Most of what is in the book I have already read in Collins, Gladwell, Powell, Whitaker, Breaux, Pink, Levine and others (in fact, the authors cite other books throughout the entire book). Even the Gallup Poll info seemed rehashed after reading other books; the poll info cited substantiates much of what other authors have said about education, leadership, etc. (or vice versa). Having said t ...more
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