One School Now: Real Life at Lynn English School

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Lynn English High School is half black, half white; half urban, half small town. The students struggle to learn and to rise above the limits of their town, the racial stereotypes of 1990s New England, and the narrowmindedness of some of their teachers. Other teachers at Lynn English are heroes, seeing more in their students, and in the significance of their own lives, than most could imagine. Though filled with problems - even a killing in the year this book spans - Lynn English is filled with hope.
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The author relates his experiences at a half black, half white high school in 1990s New England, focusing on the perspectives of the students. He asserts that just as race is the central story at Lynne English High, it is also the central story of public education in the US today. He suggests that schools involve their most challenging students by tying the things these students already know into a curriculum of skills that will help them have meaningful social and work lives when their schooling ends. No index. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780820437460
  • Publisher: Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/28/1998
  • Series: Counterpoints Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 164

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 9, 2000

    Does this man know what he is talking about?

    First of all, I am presently a senior at Lynn English High School and it really upsets me when I read about something that isn't really true. I think being a student at this high school is enough to state that some people are stuck on stereotyping. Being a hispanic, I can tell you that English is not half white and half black as Temes says. It is one of the most diverse schools around. In my opinion that is better. Did this man even speak to any of the students? I wouldn't speaking to him and telling him what is really going on at the high school. Going to English was the best thing I ever did and no one could ever change my mind. Many students feel the same way.

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