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Whatever it takes : Geoffrey Canada's quest to change Harlem and America / Paul Tough
Nonfiction Nonfiction | Houghton Mifflin Co. | 2008
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Imprint
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 2008.
Descript
296 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [276]-285) and index.
Summary
An intriguing portrait of African-American activist Geoffrey Canada, creator of the Harlem Children's Zone, describes his radical new approach to eliminating inner-city poverty, one that proposes to transform the lives of poor children by changing their schools, their families, and their neighborhoods at the same time.
Contents
The lottery -- Unequal childhoods -- Baby college -- Contamination -- Battle mode -- Bad apples -- Last chance -- The conveyor belt -- Escape velocity -- Graduation -- What would it take?
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ISBN
9780618569892
0618569898
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