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A Schoolmaster of the Great City: A Progressive Educator's Pioneering Vision for Urban Schools (Classics in Progressive Education) Paperback – December 30, 2007

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About the Author

Angelo Patri (1876–1965), emigrated from Italy at a young age and taught in New York City public schools for several years before becoming principal at PS 4, then PS 45, until his retirement. Schoolmaster of the Great City is one of fifteen books he authored.
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Product Details

  • Series: Classics in Progressive Education
  • Paperback: 141 pages
  • Publisher: The New Press (December 30, 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1595582126
  • ISBN-13: 978-1595582126
  • Product Dimensions: 5 x 5.5 x 8.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 6.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,221,119 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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By A. Garceau on October 4, 2009
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I am a inner city educator who was wonder what progressive education looked like. This book exemplifies progressive education in an inner city school. Although written awhile back, the ideas are still the same today.
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how could a book written over a hundred years ago be applicable today..simple, nobody listened to what Mr. Patri had to say...
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This is a really good read!
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