Category Archives: Published Books

We Must Say No to the Status Quo

It takes more than good intentions to make meaningful change The “spirit slashing” of injustice: that’s what Veronica McDermott calls the psychic toll that marginalized students face every day. Students can be marginalized because of race, economic status, language, sexual …

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I Can Finish College: The Overcome Any Obstacle and Get Your Degree Guide

Marcia Cantarella’s advice is not only concrete and practical, it covers situations that may overwhelm and derail students as they attempt to navigate the path to graduation.

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Aim High, Achieve More: How to Transform Urban Schools Through Fearless Leadership

Fearless leading requires a dramatically different conception of the role of the leader.  This reorientation includes a focus on student outcomes and a commitment to develop the leadership capacity of a team of teachers, students and parents. It requires leadership teams …

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Pedagogy of Confidence

In her new book, Yvette Jackson, NUA CEO, shows educators how to focus on students’ strengths to inspire learning and high intellectual performance.

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