I admire particularly the principal and hope that there remains a place for her style of leadership in the schools of tomorrow.
The general public can read and enjoy the book, but anyone who lives in New Orleans and has taught in its charter schools will find this book to be a page-turner.
Carr's depth of insight is well expressed in her written word...should be mandatory high school reading and followed up with discussion.
How NoLa was affected by the great hurricane. Very balanced reporting.Published 3 months ago by cinejevu
this is a travesty of a book, a corporate-backed and self-serving lie about the true crisis of "education reform" in New Orleans. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Liznola
A clear view from the ground, from inside classrooms. Not prettified at all. We need to know this kind of stuff.Published 9 months ago by George Stranahan
If you want to understand the multiple factors that influence a school's effect, this is the book. Set amid the arguments for privatizing schools vs enhancing public ones, this... Read morePublished 17 months ago by SCme
Carr's depth of insight is well expressed in her written word...should be mandatory high school reading and followed up with discussion.Published 21 months ago by Kimberly
Three high schools in post Katrina New Orleans are examined from the viewpoints of a principal, young teacher and a student and her family. Read morePublished 23 months ago by S. Hartzband