One Day, All Children
The Unlikely Triumph of Teach for America and What I Learned Along the Way
By (author) Wendy Kopp
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One Day, All Children by Wendy Kopp
Book DescriptionFrom her dorm room at Princeton University, twenty-one-year-old college senior Wendy Kopp decided to launch a movement to improve public education in America. In One Day, All Children..., she shares the remarkable story of Teach For America, a non-profit organization that sends outstanding college graduates to teach for two years in the most under-resourced urban and rural public schools in America. The astonishing success of the program has proven it possible for children in low-income areas to attain the same level of academic achievement as children in more privileged areas and more privileged schools. One Day, All Children...is not just a personal memoir. It's a blueprint for the new civil rights movement--a movement that demands educational access and opportunity for all American children.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781586481797
(210mm x 140mm x 15mm)
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 13-Mar-2003
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Wendy Kopp
Chance to Make History, Paperback (February 2012)
On Teach For America's twentieth anniversary, its founder offers an inspiring summation of the lessons learned: The achievement gap can be closed, and there's nothing elusive about what it will take
Teaching as Leadership, Paperback (February 2010)» View all books by Wendy Kopp
A road map for teachers who strive to be highly effective leaders in our nation's classrooms Teach For America has fought the daunting battle of educational equity for the last twenty years.
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Author Biography - Wendy Kopp
Wendy Kopp is the founder and chairwoman of the board at Teach For America, the co-founder and chief executive of Teach For All, and the author of A Chance to Make History. She lives in New York City.
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