Success Stories from a Failing School

Success Stories from a Failing School

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This book tells stories of life in a qfailingq school. These are insider stories of the daily lives of children and educators in an urban school during a time when accountability weighs heavy on both teachers and students. Most educators are in favor of accountability. The kind and amount of testing associated with the current accountability movement, however, influence teachers' and students' lives in a way not often apparent to parents and politicians.One of the ESL teachers, although not new to the district, was teaching ESL for the first time. There was even a fifth- grade special education teacher on the team . In short, a number of the team ... We were then presented with a lesson plan format created by the districta#39;s reading department for us to use. We were also to useanbsp;...

Title:Success Stories from a Failing School
Author:Marilyn Johnston-Parsons
Publisher:IAP - 2007


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