The Resource Radical: : fighting to put students first, Michelle Rhee, (eaudio)

Radical: : fighting to put students first, Michelle Rhee, (eaudio)

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Radical: : fighting to put students first
Title
Radical:
Title remainder
fighting to put students first
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Michelle Rhee
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Language
eng
Summary
The United States is known as a world leader in innovation, boasting brilliant thinkers and trendsetting companies, but that status is at grave risk. American children are well outside the top-ten international student rankings in reading, science, and math; those rankings-not to mention the nation's position of leadership on everything from the economy to the military to issues of moral authority-will continue to plummet unless we take dramatic action. Michelle Rhee, a driving force behind American education reform, is ready to make a change. In Radical, this fearless and pioneering advocate draws on her own life story and delivers her plan for better American schools. Rhee's goal is to ensure that laws, leaders, and policies are making students-not adults-our top priority, and she outlines concrete steps that will put us on a dramatically different course. Informing her critique are her extraordinary experiences in education: her years of teaching in inner-city Baltimore; her turbulent tenure as chancellor of the Washington, D.C., public schools; and her current role as an education activist. Rhee draws on dozens of compelling examples-from schools she's worked in and studied; from students who've left behind unspeakable home lives and thrived in the classroom; from teachers whose groundbreaking methods have produced unprecŁedented leaps in student achievement. The book chronicles Rhee's awakening to the potential of every child blessed with a great teacher, her rage at realizing that adults with special interests are blocking badly needed change, and her recognition that it will take a grassroots movement to break through the barriers to outstanding public schools. An incisive and intensely personal call to arms, Michelle Rhee's Radical is required reading for anyone who seeks a guide not only to the improvement of our schools but also to a brighter future for America's children
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Rhee, Michelle
Dewey number
371.010973
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other
PerformerNote
Read by Shannon McManus
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  • McManus, Shannon
  • hoopla digital
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  • Public schools
  • Educational change
  • School improvement programs
  • Education
  • Rhee, Michelle
Target audience
adult
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Label
Radical: : fighting to put students first, Michelle Rhee, (eaudio)
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digital storage
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 54 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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Isbn
9780062239549
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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digital.
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MWT11632005
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
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other
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11632005
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MWT11632005
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
Radical: : fighting to put students first, Michelle Rhee, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 54 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780062239549
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11632005
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11632005
System control number
MWT11632005
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
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