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Nancy Pearl's Pick Asks: Can We Really Transform Public Education?

'The Prize: Who's in Charge of America's Schools?' by Dale Russakoff
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'The Prize: Who's in Charge of America's Schools?' by Dale Russakoff

Marcie Sillman gets the week's reading recommendations from Nancy Pearl, "The Prize: Who's in Charge of America's Schools?" by Dale Russakoff. This new book chronicles one big effort in Newark, New Jersey to improve its public schools.