This influential book describes the knowledge and skills teachers and school administrators need to recognize and combat bias and inequity that undermine educational engagement for students experiencing poverty.
The Second Edition features two new chapters―“Embracing a Structural View of Poverty and Education: Ditching Deficit Ideology and Quitting Grit” and “Cultivating School Change through Equity Literacy: Commitments and Strategies for School and District Leaders”―plus extensive [...]
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This book was originally published prior to 1923, and represents a reproduction of an important historical work, maintaining the same format as the original work. While some publishers have opted to apply OCR (optical character recognition) technology to the process, we believe this leads to sub-optimal results (frequent typographical errors, strange characters and confusing formatting) and does not adequately preserve the historica [...]
The value of education choices for low-income families : reauthorizing the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program : hearing before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session November 4, 2015. [...]
Proposes an economic program that would grant all qualified young adults in the United States an initial stake of eighty thousand dollars, providing them with the means to shape their own futureThe main obstacle that many young people face in building their future is a lack of initial resources. Now here's a radical idea--what if every United States citizen with a high school diploma was guaranteed, on their 21st birthday, $80,000, no strings attached? Bruce Ackerman and Anne Alstott believe it' [...]
At a time when North Carolina's population is exploding and its economy is shifting profoundly, one of the state's leading economists applies the tools of his trade to chronicle these changes and to inform North Carolinians in easy-to-understand terms what to expect in the future.
Today we are living in a technologically connected age that has completely transformed the North Carolina economy, Walden explains. Once driven by tobacco, textiles, and furniture, the North Carolina economy now thriv [...]
Poverty and Shared Prosperity 2016 is the first of an annual flagship report that provides a global audience comprising development practitioners, policy makers, researchers, advocates, and citizens in general with the latest and most accurate estimates on trends in global poverty and shared prosperity.
This edition documents trends in inequality and identifies recent country experiences that have been successful in reducing inequalities, provides key lessons from those experiences, and synthes [...]
Be inspired by the magnetic young principal who “stands on the front line of the fight to educate America's children." (Brandon Stanton, author of Humans of New York ) and the book that Essence calls "Essential reading." In 2010, Nadia Lopez started her middle-grade public school, Mott Hall Bridges Academy, in one of America’s poorest communities, in a record heat wave—and crime wave. Everything was an uphill battle—to get the school approved, to recruit faculty and students, to [...]
"The Truth About The IncomeOpportunity Industry"provides more than just an explanation of this billion dollar industry. It also gives detailed explanations of what you can expect if you order many of the most popular money making programs. The book offers an unbiased criticism of these programs. Find out what you will receive before you send away your money for thevarious programs out there.
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"The Subversive Job Search isn't just career advice that is thinking outside the box, it's making a whole new box!"--Barbara Corcoran, real estate mogul and business expert, star of ABC's Shark Tank
"Alan's our kind of job hunter: unconventional, determined, and not without a good sense of humor."--Josh Abramson, cofounder, CollegeHumor.com
"Whether you're out of work or stuck in a dead-end position, The Subversive Job Search offers up advice that can help you improve your standing--with a handf [...]
During his inaugural address President Obama noted, "This generation of Americans has been tested by crises that steeled our resolve and proved our resilience." Our Nation has always shown its true greatness in the most difficult of circumstances. This certainly defines the last recession and the challenges we continue to face. In our classrooms, one out of four students will drop out of high school before they have earned a diploma. Students and families across the country are being buried unde [...]
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The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports an average annual income of $69,270 for fashion designers. Opportunities in the fashion design industry are expected to rise about 10 to 12 percent through the next few years. Many designers also go into other areas of the fashion industry, including: fashion buyer, fashion coordinator, retail store manager, and many more. You do not need to live in New York City, and you can start out small or even part time.
Ralph Lauren's Polo empire was establish [...]
Large Brown Hardcover (approx. 14" by 12" front board) 382 Pages. Pages are clean and binding is tight. [...]
A guide to maximizing resources and minimizing expenses for retired people offers readers strategies for getting around bureaucratic loopholes, discussing when to retire, how to avoid hidden taxes, and more. 35,000 first printing. [...]
The Autism Job Club is a groundbreaking book for bringing adults with autism and other neuro-diverse conditions into the work world.
The book has its basis in the autism job club that the authors have been part of in the San Francisco Bay Area, the job-creation and job-placement efforts the club has undertaken, and similar efforts throughout the United States.
The authors review the high unemployment rates among adults with autism and other neuro- diverse conditions more than two decades aft [...]