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Reforming a school system, reviving a city : the promise of Say yes to education in Syracuse / Gene I. Maeroff.

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Author/Creator:
Maeroff, Gene I.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2013
Imprint:
First edition.
Publication:
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Format:
  • Book
  • xi, 227 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-211) and index.
Contents:
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • 1. The Stakes2. Say Yes to Education3. Elements of Collaboration4. Getting Started in Syracuse5. Teaching and Learning6. Outside Influences on the Classroom7. Extended Time for Learning8.Making Time More Productive9.Weaving a Web of Social and Emotional Support10. Getting Ready for College11. A Summer Bridge12. Paying the Bills13. Lifting the City14. Putting It All in Perspective.
Summary:
"Can a bold investment in education turn around the economy of an entire city? Gene I. Maeroff, a former education reporter for the New York Times, explores how the nonprofit group Say Yes to Education has instituted a network of reforms in Syracuse, New York, that supports students at every level from kindergarten through college. He traces out how Say Yes and the Syracuse school district built a coalition of partners in business, education, and local and state government, implemented a series of programs to improve the school system, and reached out to support students. Telling the story and identifying the strengths of this remarkable and replicable program, Maeroff shows how this focused, directed, and broad-based coalition has created a model for reviving the economy and civic fabric of American cities by investing in children's education"-- Provided by publisher.
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ISBN:
9781137346827
1137346825
9781137349651
1137349654

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