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Sub: Inside the Notorious School District of Philadelphia

Sub: Inside the Notorious School District of Philadelphia

by Clayvon C Harris
Sub: Inside the Notorious School District of Philadelphia

Sub: Inside the Notorious School District of Philadelphia

by Clayvon C Harris

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Overview

Ex-sitcom writer turned substitute teacher discovers the devastating truth behind why Philly's public schools keep failing. In this sometimes humorous, often heartbreaking memoir, the author exposes the link between education underfinancing and the impact students with unmanaged emotional and behavioral disabilities are having in classrooms across the US.



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780988179721
Publisher: Angelwalk LLC
Publication date: 12/02/2020
Pages: 468
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.94(d)

About the Author

Writer and advocate for fair and equal education, Clayvon C. Harris earned an MFA in Cinema-Television/Screenwriting from the University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts. She also holds a BA in English literature from Swarthmore College where students are taught they have the ability to change the world. Harris lives and writes in the Philadelphia area where she specializes in messaging strategy, digital content creation and script development. She is also a member of the Writers Guild of America. Her first book is the award-winning collection of essays, Year of Trial, Year of Grace-A Catholic's Search for Faith.

Table of Contents

PART 1: INSIDE THE SDP (2001-2002)

Public Schools 1-15

PART 2: UPDATE ON THE SCHOOLS

A Word on Standardized Testing

Update on Public Schools 1-15

PART 3: BACK INSIDE THE SDP...15 YEARS LATER

Back in the Saddle

Public School #7, Back...and Back Again

Update on the District

The Burden of Inclusion

School Is the Trauma

Show Me the Money (Understanding Education Financing)

A Nationwide Concern

Afterword

Acknowledgements

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