Lives on the boundary : a moving account of the struggles and achievements of America's educationally underprepared (Book, 2005) [WorldCat.org]
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Lives on the boundary : a moving account of the struggles and achievements of America's educationally underprepared

Author: Mike Rose
Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Penguin Books, 2005, ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a comprehensive analysis of the American educational system arguing that children from lower-class communities and backgrounds are unfairly labeled as problem students; and suggests ways to reexamine policies that will eliminate certain stereotypes.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Mike Rose; Mike Rose
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Rose
OCLC Number: 61350871
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: New York : Free Press, ©1989; published in Penguin Books, 1990; with a new afterword, 2005.
Description: xiv, 269 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Our schools and our children --
"I just wanna be average" --
Entering the conversation --
The poem is a substitute for love --
Literate stirrings --
Reclaiming the classroom --
The politics of remediation --
Crossing boundaries.
Other Titles: Moving account of the struggles and achievements of America's educationally underprepared
America's educationally underprepared
Struggles and achievements of America's educationally underprepared
Responsibility: Mike Rose.
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Presents a comprehensive analysis of the American educational system arguing that children from lower-class communities and backgrounds are unfairly labeled as problem students; and suggests ways to reexamine policies that will eliminate certain stereotypes.

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