Top Marketplace offers for ISBN

9780275991654

New Hope for Urban High Schools: Cultural Reform, Moral Leadership, and Community Partnership

Gonsalves, Lisa; Leonard, John

Not the book you're looking for? Search for all books with this author and title
9780275991654: New Hope for Urban High Schools: Cultural Reform, Moral Leadership, and Community Partnership

The last sixty years have seen tremendous strides in high school education. More young people of all races and backgrounds are graduating from high school, with more credits in tougher courses, than ever before. However, our dropout rate is still too high and far too many graduates are not prepared for college. High school reform for city schools has been particularly challenging where poverty and racism have undermined the high school experience. Educators have relied upon two reform strategies: the curricular strategy focuses on the academic content that is delivered in the classroom, content reformers have adjusted. They also have restructured the high school itself to maximize the impact of the classroom. This book offers an additional strategy, one essential for real change: the cultural reform strategy. Cultural change—a fundamental change in the beliefs, attitudes and expectations of the stakeholders—is difficult to achieve. Yet, without a change in the culture of the high school, curricular and structural reforms will have limited impact on raising student engagement.

The authors illustrate the history of high school reform, and develop a case for the necessity of cultural reform, by taking an intimate look at one very typical urban high school—Dorchester High School in Boston. Dorchester High faced trends, policies, and challenges similar to those of high schools all over the country, so that the lessons learned there should be instructive for urban high schools across America. Gonsalves and Leonard also examine Dorchester High in the context of community partnerships and relationships.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Book Description:

This book on high school reform addresses why the U.S. dropout rate is still too high despite many reform efforts, why far too many graduates are not prepared for college, and why our high school students still fall short on international competitions.

About the Author:

LISA GONSALVES is Assistant Professor at the Graduate College of Education, University of Massachusetts, Boston. JOHN LEONARD is Headmaster, Economics and Business Academy, Dorchester Education Complex, Boston Public Schools.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$
US$ 30.80

Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Gonsalves, Lisa; Leonard, John Author
Published by Praeger (2007)
ISBN 10: 0275991652 ISBN 13: 9780275991654
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
ExtremelyReliable
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Praeger, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0275991652

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 30.80
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Gonsalves, Lisa; Leonard, John Author
ISBN 10: 0275991652 ISBN 13: 9780275991654
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Castle Rock
(Pittsford, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97802759916541.0

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 36.82
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Gonsalves, Lisa; Leonard, John Author
Published by Praeger (2007)
ISBN 10: 0275991652 ISBN 13: 9780275991654
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
ExtremelyReliable
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Praeger, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0275991652

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 45.34
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Gonsalves, Lisa; Leonard, John Author
Published by ABC-CLIO (2007)
ISBN 10: 0275991652 ISBN 13: 9780275991654
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Books2Anywhere
(Swindon, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description ABC-CLIO, 2007. Hardback. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # CA-9780275991654

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 44.91
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 14.16
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Gonsalves, Lisa; Leonard, John Author
ISBN 10: 0275991652 ISBN 13: 9780275991654
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Grand Eagle Retail
(Wilmington, DE, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 239mm x 26mm x 165mm. Hardcover. The last sixty years have seen tremendous strides in high school education. More young people of all races and backgrounds are graduating from high school, with more credits in tougher cou.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 244 pages. 0.567. Bookseller Inventory # 9780275991654

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 63.44
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Gonsalves, Lisa; Leonard, John Author
Published by Praeger Pub Text (2007)
ISBN 10: 0275991652 ISBN 13: 9780275991654
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Praeger Pub Text, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. 264 pages. 9.50x6.50x1.25 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # __0275991652

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 62.43
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 9.44
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Gonsalves, Lisa; Leonard, John Author
Published by Praeger (2007)
ISBN 10: 0275991652 ISBN 13: 9780275991654
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 3
Seller
Murray Media
(MIAMI SHORES, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Praeger, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110275991652

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 79.25
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 0.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Gonsalves, Lisa; Leonard, John Author
Published by ABC-Clio, Incorporated
ISBN 10: 0275991652 ISBN 13: 9780275991654
New Quantity Available: 3
Seller
Majestic Books
(London, ,, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description ABC-Clio, Incorporated. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 8198568

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 84.95
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 8.65
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Gonsalves, Lisa; Leonard, John Author
ISBN 10: 0275991652 ISBN 13: 9780275991654
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
AussieBookSeller
(Artarmon, NSW, Australia)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 239mm x 26mm x 165mm. Hardcover. The last sixty years have seen tremendous strides in high school education. More young people of all races and backgrounds are graduating from high school, with more credits i.Shipping may be from our Sydney, NSW warehouse or from our UK or US warehouse, depending on stock availability. 244 pages. 0.567. Bookseller Inventory # 9780275991654

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 67.92
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 28.00
From Australia to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds