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Failing at school : lessons for redesigning urban high schools / Camille A. Farrington.

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Author/Creator:
Farrington, Camille A., author.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2014
Copyright date:
2014
Publication:
New York, NY : Teachers College Press, [2014]
Copyright notice:
©2014
Format:
  • Book
  • xiv, 192 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 167-179) and index.
Contents:
  • Part I. Reflecting
  • Introduction : failure in urban American high schools
  • ch. 1. What we see versus what we seek : faces of failure in urban high schools
  • ch. 2. How we got here : tracing the origins of high school failure
  • ch. 3. What we now know about learning
  • Part II. Studying failure
  • ch. 4. Looking closely at failure : fourteen students in three urban high schools
  • ch. 5. 10,000 ways that won't work : the frustration of academic failure
  • ch. 6. Falling into an abyss : the role of grading in student failure
  • ch. 7. Credits are no joke : remediation and recovery structures across three schools
  • ch. 8. Teacher practices that support student effort
  • Part III. Going forward
  • ch. 9. Motivation, capacity, comopetence, opportunity : redesigning urban high schools for student success.
Series:
The series on school reform
Series on school reform.
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ISBN:
9780807755167
0807755168

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