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The answer is not to eliminate competition from schools.
Some of the real stories were really shocking, and it made me realize some things about my student life is well, and it motivated me to "do school" in a different way.
While it has been a year or so since I've read this book, during this time I have recommended this book to several parents with high school aged children.
The book is well done, but don't read it if you're this student. I'm being forced to read this for school (Education major), but it's not helpful when I've been living this life... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Oz
So relevant to today's educational systems in America. It makes you really think about the education kids get these daysPublished 11 months ago by Robert
This book provides valuable insight into the feelings and actions of high school students. It is an important read for parents, teachers and anyone who has interest in what it is... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Sandy at EDNavigators
Very insightful and good information as we all parent our children. She looks at the lives of several high school students and how they "do" school. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Posi
This book is a great start, for parents and especially teens, to get a clear view of what our educational system has become, how it destroys the love of learning, and how it has... Read morePublished 21 months ago by June Ely
I appreciate this book's thesis and profiles of the students. However, it is repetitious and verbose. All one needs is to read the first chapter, and one gets the point. Read morePublished on November 29, 2012 by we'll be ok
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