Description - One Day, All Children by Wendy Kopp
From 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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(210mm x 140mm x 15mm)
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Author Biography - Wendy Kopp
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