Work Hard, Be Hard: Journeys Through

Work Hard, Be Hard: Journeys Through "No Excuses" Teaching

by Jim Horn


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ISBN-13: 9781475825800
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 02/18/2016
Pages: 276
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Jim Horn is Professor of Educational Leadership at Cambridge College, and he has published widely on education issues related to policy, theory, research, and politics. With co-author, Denise Wilburn, he published The Mismeasure of Education in 2013.

Table of Contents

Introduction: “Negro Problems” and Philanthropic Solutions
Chapter 1: The New Gospel of “Work and Money”
Chapter 2: Broken Windows Theory and the KIPP Teaching Model
Chapter 3: Neoliberalism Goes to School (by Scott Ellison)
Chapter 4: Whence No Excuses?
Chapter 5: KIPP and the Teaching Profession
Chapter 6: The KIPP Teaching Experience
Chapter 7: Teacher Highs and Lows
Chapter 8: What Was it Like to Teach at KIPP?
Chapter 9: Teach for America’s Socialization and Manipulation (by Barbara Veltri)
Chapter 10: “KIPP is the grad school for TFA gluttons for punishment”
Chapter 11: Special Needs Students and the KIPP Model: “A Lawsuit Waiting to Happen”
Chapter 12: The Final KIPP Interview
Chapter 13: The Reach of the KIPP Model
Chapter 14: A Model Whose Time Has Past
Chapter 15: Another Generation of the KIPP Model?
Chapter 16: The KIPP Fresno Story
Chapter 17: The KIPP Model and the Media

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