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Lives on the Boundary
Rose, Mike

$22.54 $7.99

Remedial, illiterate, intellectually deficient - these are the stigmas that define America's educationally underprepared. Growing up poor, Mike Rose, nationally acclaimed educator and author, shared these labels. Now he takes us into classrooms and communities to reveal what really lies behind ...


Beyond Measure: Rescuing an Overscheduled, Overtested, Underestimated Generation
Abeles, Vicki

$22.00 $1.99

Race to Nowhere, Vicki Abeles’s groundbreaking documentary about our educational system, tapped into a widespread problem in our nation’s schools: From high school to kindergarten, an entire generation of American students is being pressured to perform in ways that make them less intellectually f...


Beyond Measure: Rescuing an Overscheduled, Overtested, Underestimated Generation
Abeles, Vicki

$22.00 $2.99

Race to Nowhere, Vicki Abeles’s groundbreaking documentary about our educational system, tapped into a widespread problem in our nation’s schools: From high school to kindergarten, an entire generation of American students is being pressured to perform in ways that make them less intellectually f...


Little Soldiers: An American Boy, a Chinese School, and the Global Race to Achieve
Chu, Lenora

$37.11 $2.99

When American journalist Lenora Chu moved to Shanghai with her little boy, Rainey, just down the street from the state-run school - the best, as far as elite Chinese were concerned - she faced an important decision: Should she entrust her rambunctious young son to the Chinese public schools?It se...


Ebony and Ivy: Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America's Universities
Wilder, Craig Steven

$31.50 $7.29

A 2006 report commissioned by Brown University revealed that institution’s complex and contested involvement in slavery - setting off a controversy that leapt from the ivory tower to make headlines across the country. But Brown’s troubling past was far from unique. In Ebony and Ivy, C...


The Friendly Orange Glow: The Untold Story of the PLATO System and the Dawn of Cyberculture
Dear, Brian

$54.00 $15.79

At a time when Steve Jobs was only a teenager and Mark Zuckerberg wasn’t even born, a group of visionary engineers and designers—some of them only high school students—in the late 1960s and 1970s created a computer system called PLATO, which was light-years ahead in experimenting with how people ...


Illiterate America
Kozol, Jonathan

$16.99 $1.99

Defining literacy in human terms rather than as job-readiness, Kozol discusses the high cost of illiteracy on an individual and societal level.


The Great American University: Its Rise to Preeminence, Its Indispensable National Role, Why It Must Be Protected
Cole, Jonathan R.

$26.50 $5.79

Americans and people throughout the world have become increasingly dependent on America's great research universities. Yet few of us truly understand to what we owe this extraordinary excellence or what we must do to keep it. From the development of technologies like the laser, the global positio...


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