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3/24/2020 12:10:00 AM > 4/5/2020 10:30:33 PM

Steps to Schoolwide Success

Systemic Practices for Connecting Social-Emotional and Academic Learning
Stacey A. Rutledge, Marisa Cannata, Stephanie L. Brown, and Daniel G. Traeger

Steps to Schoolwide Success makes a powerful case for the implementation of a school reform that bridges academic and social-emotional learning systems in high schools. Based on a multi-year project in Broward County, Florida, the book describes how the biggest difference in academic success from school to school was not in instructional practice but in the systematic attention to personal relationships between adults and students. In the higher performing schools, educators made deliberate efforts to engage with students; established organizational structures to support students; and encouraged a language and culture of personalization.


2/25/2020 12:10:00 AM > 4/5/2020 10:30:33 PM

Start Where You Are, But Don’t Stay There

Understanding Diversity, Opportunity Gaps, and Teaching in Today’s Classrooms, Second Edition
H. Richard Milner IV

In the thoroughly revised second edition of Start Where You Are, But Don’t Stay There, H. Richard Milner IV addresses the knowledge and insights required on the part of teachers and school leaders to serve students of color. Milner focuses on a crucial issue in teacher training and professional education: the need to prepare teachers for the racially diverse student populations in their classrooms.


2/4/2020 12:05:00 AM > 4/5/2020 10:30:33 PM

Career Pathways for All Youth

Lessons from the School-to-Work Movement
Stephen F. Hamilton

Career pathways (CP) has gained prominence as a strategy to ensure that high school students and displaced workers acquire the college and career readiness skills needed in a fast-changing, globalized economy. In an effort to ensure future success for CP, Stephen F. Hamilton examines the School-to-Work (STW) movement of the 1980s and 1990s and explores how the lessons learned from that campaign’s demise can pave the way for a CP program that endures and serves the most deserving.


1/14/2020 12:10:00 AM > 4/5/2020 10:30:33 PM

A Single Garment

Creating Intentionally Diverse Schools That Benefit All Children
Genevieve Siegel-Hawley

In A Single Garment, Genevieve Siegel-Hawley explores the leadership, policies, and practices that support contemporary school integration. Drawing on a wide range of sources, as well as her own experience as a parent, former student, and teacher, Siegel‐Hawley provides a richly layered account of four Richmond, Virginia schools, each committed to building successful, diverse communities as a foundation for a just, democratic society.


1/7/2020 12:10:00 AM > 4/5/2020 10:30:33 PM

Schooling for Critical Consciousness

Engaging Black and Latinx Youth in Analyzing, Navigating, and Challenging Racial Injustice
Scott Seider and Daren Graves

Schooling for Critical Consciousness addresses how schools can help Black and Latinx youth resist the negative effects of racial injustice and challenge its root causes. Scott Seider and Daren Graves draw on a four-year longitudinal study examining how five different mission-driven urban high schools foster critical consciousness among their students. The book presents vivid portraits of the schools as they implement various programs and practices, and traces the impact of these approaches on the students themselves.