TITLE

Turning Education's Rhetoric Into Reality

AUTHOR(S)
Cohn, Carl A.
PUB. DATE
February 2002
SOURCE
Education Week;2/20/2002, Vol. 21 Issue 23, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Offers the author's experience as superintendent of the Long Beach Unified School District in California. Discussion of how the school district faced the challenge of teaching students who live in poverty; Idea that the school board and staff must remain unified in their resolve to give all students the opportunity to perform at the highest levels; The benefit from wearing uniforms in public schools, ending social promotion, developing a retention strategy for failing students, using single gender classes, and cultivating gifted students.
ACCESSION #
10849754

 

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