Good High School by Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot
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Good High School
By Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot

The Good High School

Portraits of Character and Culture

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Good High School by Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot

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An award winning book by the noted Harvard educator which examines six schools that have earned reputations for excellence.. What makes a good school? A prominent Harvard educator looks for the answers in six schools that have earned reputations for excellence: George Washington Carver High School in Atlanta; John F. Kennedy High School in the Bronx, New York; Highland Park High School near Chicago; Bookline High School in Brookline, Massachusetts; St. Pauls in Concord, New Hampshire; and the Milton Academy, near Boston.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780465026968
ISBN-10: 0465026966
Format: Paperback
(204mm x 127mm x 21mm)
Pages: 410
Imprint: Basic Books
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 6-Aug-1985
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot

Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot is Professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and MacArthur genius award winner. (A named chair was created this spring in her honor.) She is the author of "The Good High School" (Basic), "Balm in Gilead" (AWL and Penguin), and "I've Known Rivers" (AWL and Penguin). Each of these books, as well as "Respect, " uses a vivid technique of portraiture, for which she has become known both to scholars and devoted readers.

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