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Born to rise : a story of children and teachers reaching their highest potential / Deborah Kenny.

Authors: Kenny, Deborah.
Call number: 371.01 KEN
Publisher: New York : Harper, c2012.
Publication date: c2012.
Subject: Educators -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography.
Charter schools -- New York (State) -- New York.
Public schools -- New York (State) -- New York.
Poor children -- Education -- New York (State) -- New York.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Social conditions.
Kenny, Deborah.
Harlem Village Academies (New York, N. Y.)
Title: Born to rise : a story of children and teachers reaching their highest potential / Deborah Kenny.
Edition: 1st ed.
Physical description: 243 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Summary note: After her husband's death, the author, devoting herself to radically reinventing public education, recounts the journey that led her to risk her life savings to open schools in Harlem while proving that even children living in poverty could learn at a high level.
ISBN: 9780062106209 (hbk.) :
0062106201 (hbk.)
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1377015
Bib No.: 1377015

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