Putting Education to Work: How Cristo Rey High Schools Are Transforming Urban Education

Putting Education to Work: How Cristo Rey High Schools Are Transforming Urban Education

by Megan Sweas

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ISBN-13: 9780062288011
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 08/19/2014
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Megan Sweas is a journalist who writes about social and economic justice issues and world religions. She previously was an editor at U.S. Catholic magazine. Sweas was an Annenberg Fellow at the University of Southern California, where she earned a master's degree in specialized journalism. She graduated from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.

Table of Contents

Preface vii

Introduction: Breakthroughs in a Broken System 1

Part I How Cristo Rey Schools Work

1 The Challenge of Inner-City Education 17

2 A New Vision of Administration 37

3 From One School to Many: Building a Network of Support 83

Part II Students Who Work

4 Lifelong Learners 119

5 A Work-Program Revolution 159

6 Faith and Grit 195

Acknowledgments 243

Appendix A Mission Effectiveness Standards 247

Appendix B Techniques and Resources 249

Notes 255

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