About the Author
Table of Contents1. Back to Basics in the Rural South.2. Hand-Me-Down Literacy.3. Language and Culture on the Reservation.4. An Urban District: One Foot on the Gas, the Other on theBrakes.5. The Politics of Literacy.6. When Teachers Talk.7. A Higher Literacy in Toronto.8. Cultivating a Literacy of Thoughtfulness.Guidelines for Program Review from the Ontario Ministry ofEducation.
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"Captures the breadth, depth, and urgency of education reform....IrecommAnd it to other policy makers, whether they be in the midstof reform or contemplating it."—Bill Clinton
"Brown imaginatively and uniquely connects rich portraits ofclassrooms with a vision of how public policy can encouragethoughtfulness in our schools."—Theodore R. Sizer, chairman, Coalition of EssentialSchools, Brown University