Wall of Fame
EPUB EBook by Jonathan Freedman
EBook DescriptionAs public education declined and many Americans despaired of their children's future, Pulitzer Prize- EPUBwinning journalist Jonathan Freedman volunteered as a writing mentor in some of California's toughest innercity schools. Wall of Fame EPUB EBook He discovered a program called AVID that gave him hope. In this work of creative non-fiction, Mr. Freedman interweaves the lives of AVID's founder, Mary Catherine Swanson, and six of her original AVID students over a 20-year period, from 1980 to 2000. With powerful personalities, explosive conflicts, and compelling action, Wall of Fame portrays the dramatic story of how one teacher in one classroom created a pragmatic program that has propelled thousands of students to college. This story of determination, courage, and hope inspires a new generation of teachers, students, and parents to fight for change from the bottom up. Like this book? Read online this: Black Students. Middle Class Teachers., Fame.
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