The Silent Crisis Destroying America's Brightest Minds

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The Silent Crisis Destroying America’s Brightest Minds

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THIS BOOK SAVES LIVES

The Silent Crisis Destroying America’s Brightest Minds

Alma Public Library Book of the Month

More Than One Third of the Best Students in the Best Schools Are in Crisis: Disconnected, Depressed, Disillusioned, Deviant, Drugged, and Disgruntled

1. The Summery of the National Crisis in Education

2. In 24 Hours: Floundering to Fabulous

3. The 15 Stumbling Blocks of Academic Failure

4. The 15 Stepping Stones to Academic Success

5. SMARTGRADES New Learning Technology

6. The Learning Processing Education System

7. Intrapersonal Integration Therapy

9. The 40 Universal Gold Standards of Education

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781885872548
  • Publisher: Tree of Knowledge Press
  • Publication date: 5/7/2009
  • Pages: 614
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 1.24 (d)

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  • Posted January 27, 2010

    I Also Recommend:

    What All Americans Need to Know About Their Child's Education

    This is the first comprehensive book ever written that clearly illustrates the magnitude of the national crisis in education: Elementary, high school,and college. Transforming the 15 stumbling blocks of academic failure into the 15 stepping stones of academic success will revolutionize the American education system for all students, and ultimately, give America the competitive advantage in the global marketplace. This book is a the lighting rod for overhauling a malfunctioning American education system.

    19 out of 24 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 27, 2010

    This Is My Favorite Book on My Required Reading List

    This book is one of a kind: Education, Poetry, and Philosophy.


    This book is a work of art. It educates, entertains, and enlightens. It is filled with the most famous quotes ever written on education. In addition the book contains world famous poems read by students the world over.

    It weaves together,"15 Stumbling Blocks of Academic Failure"into a tour-de-force. And then transforms them into "15 Stepping Stones to Academic Success."


    The book introduces the most pressing education problems of our lifetime and then attempts to resolve the problems by connecting the invisible dots that contribute to the problem.

    This book is required reading in my school. The book changed the way I see the world.

    18 out of 21 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 27, 2010

    A Breakthrough in Consciousness: Educates, Entertains, and Enlightens

    What I enjoyed most about this book is hearing the truth, a rare and elusive commodity in this day and age of hyperbole.

    This book is an emotional roller coaster of academic heartbreak and triumph.

    This book opens the door that will allow the American education system to reinvent itself and once again earn the world's respect.

    I hope and pray that I see these changes take effect in my lifetime so that my grandchildren will be able to develop to their cognitive abilities to their full potential.

    16 out of 19 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 27, 2010

    I Hope This Book Becomes Oprah Winfrey's Final Book Club Selection

    This book is a wake-up call and a call to action for teachers, parents, and students.

    Teachers around the country have voted for this book to become the final book selection for Oprah Winfrey's Book Club.

    This would catapult the educational innovations into the mainstream:
    1. The New Learning Technology
    2. The Universal Gold Standard of Education
    3. The 3 Criteria for Measuring Education
    4. The 7 Goalposts of an Excellent Education
    5. The New Learning-Processing Education System

    16 out of 19 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 27, 2010

    Revolutionary Book: A Telescopic Big Picture with the Microscopic Details

    This in a revolutionary book because Americans can get a real glimpse into the malfunctioning American education system that is even failing to educate "America's Brightest Minds."

    This book's title should really be called, "All You Ever Wanted to Know About the American Education System, But Are Too Ignorant to Ask."

    16 out of 19 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 27, 2010

    I Sent a Copy of this Book to President Barack Hussein Obama

    Many of the educational innovations cited in this book have been implemented in my classroom.

    It is up to every teacher to effect the required changes that will bring "in-depth-comprehension, long-term retention, and academic mastery" back into the classroom so that students will earn a "diploma and an education."


    This book is the critical contribution that unlocks the mystery of why America has fallen down the slippery slope into 18th place on the world's stage.

    15 out of 18 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 27, 2010

    The First Great Idea in Education Since the Invention of the Chalkboard

    First, Ms. Sugar cites the facts of the most pressing problems plaguing the American education system.

    Second, she cites the complex and compound variables that comprise the problem.

    Third, she resolves most of the education problems by using system management tools.

    Finally, educators just have to plug in her solutions and get the same results: All students possess a powerful human brain and are able to achieve academic success.

    Brava! I am an ardent and devoted fan.

    14 out of 17 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 27, 2010

    My Child Is a Straight-A-Grade Student Thanks to Ms Sugar's Advice

    My child was falling behind, floundering, failing, and falling through the cracks of the American education system. My child was put on psychotropic drugs. The guidance counselor referred me to Ms. Sugar, and now my child is a Straight-A-Grade student with a bright future ahead of her. What more can any parent ask for. Ms. Sugar is more than a learning specialist, she is a human angel.

    13 out of 16 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 27, 2010

    An American Classic Is Born: A Contender for the Noble Peace Prize

    This books covers a great deal of uncharted territory. Ms. Sugar has helped college students, high school students and elementary students achieve academic success. She is an education warrior. She pioneered the NEW LEARNING TECHNOLOGY (EVERY DAY AN EASY A). She knows what she is talking about and has important lessons to teach. Everyone will find this book helpful. This book closes down prisons and retires armies. LET THERE BE LIGHT.

    13 out of 16 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 27, 2010

    Deep Thinker, Original Ideas, Solutions That Work

    This books tells you what everyone really thinks and feels, but
    can't get into words.

    I love the title of this book. I love the cover photo. I love the book.

    I had my copy autographed by the author. Ms. Sugar turned my floundering and failing child into a Straight-A-Grade student. I owe her a world of thanks for her support and courage in the face of a antiquated American education system.

    13 out of 16 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 27, 2010

    This Book Opened My Eyes, Heart, and Mind to a New World View on Education

    America spends more money on education than any other country in the world and hasn't a clue as to why her education system is failing to make the grade. This book explains all the nitty gritty details and solves the mystery. This book will open the mind and heart of all American educators, parents, and students. This book is a shining light that will lead the way out of the dark and dangerous tunnel.

    13 out of 16 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 27, 2010

    All American Parents Need to Read This Book: "The 15 Stumbling Blocks"

    This is the first book of its kind to help American parents climb over the "15 Stumbling Blocks of Academic Failure" that undermine their child's education and bright future. I love the way the author connects the dots between the failing American education system and the American medical system. This book is brilliant.

    12 out of 15 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 27, 2010

    This Book is a Lightening Rod that Will Ignite the Education Revolution

    Finally, critical changes are being made across America thanks to the brilliant ideas presented in this book. It is up to every educator to begin implementing the ideas contained within this book. It is a grass roots initiative. If every teacher made one significant change per month, within a year, the education landscape would be drastically altered and all American students would be able to achieve academic success.

    12 out of 15 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 27, 2010

    A Groundbreaking Book: The "Bible of Education" for the 21st Century

    Ms. Sugar has consolidated an enormous collection of detailed data that is not available to the general public. She has culled the facts from the underground student publications that report the news that educators sweep under the carpet.

    I have implemented many of her innovations in my classroom and my students reap the rewards:
    (1) New Grading System
    (2) The Universal Gold Standard of Education
    (3) New Learning Technology


    What I like most about this book is that Ms. Sugar tells you the unvarnished truth from her experience on the frontlines as a academic intervention specialist. Her experience is vast: College, High school, and elementary students (ages 6-98).

    There is no feel good psychobabble or sugar coated realities that undermine working on and solving the real problem of the "elephant in the room."

    In time this book will become required reading for all educators and all Americans.

    12 out of 15 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 27, 2010

    Super Smart Book: The Seven Goalposts of an Excellent Education

    The seven goalposts of an excellent education are my favorite and I hung them up in my classroom and had my students memorize them. This is a very intelligent book written with a pen that draws blood, not ink. I am a better educator because of this book and my students will reap the rewards of my
    new found enlightenment. An American classic, for sure.

    10 out of 13 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 27, 2010

    The Most Important Book Ever Written on American Education

    You will remember every story ever told in this book because it is an emotional roller coaster ride of academic heartache and triumph.
    Read it on a full stomach. Don't read it before bedtime because you will not be able to sleep. The magnitude of the problem is beyond belief, however,
    there is a light at the end of the tunnel if we can transform the American education system into a "Learning-Processing System."

    9 out of 13 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 9, 2010

    Beware...worthless and a waste of time

    The trail of self promotion is more interesting than this book itself....SHAMELESS!!!!

    7 out of 14 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 31, 2010

    An American Classic

    This book really cuts deep into the core issues that hold America back. American students are ill prepared for college work, let alone for the 21st century. This book should be required reading.

    7 out of 11 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 28, 2010

    This Book Is an Education: Powerful, Revolutionary, Uncompromising

    This is the most important book ever written on the American education system because, Ms. Sugar, is able to elucidate the major and minor academic stumbling blocks that impede students in their pursuit of an education.
    In time, this book will be required reading for all politicians, educators, parents, and students.

    7 out of 11 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 31, 2010

    American's Great Leap Forward Starts with this Book

    This book is the only hope America has for coming to terms with the underlying issues that contribute to America's inability to overhaul her malfunctioning education system.

    6 out of 11 people found this review helpful.

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