How to Walk to School

How to Walk to School

Blueprint for A Neighborhood School Renaissance

Book - 2009
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When two gutsy moms ventured inside Nettelhorst, their neighborhood's underutilized and struggling public elementary school, the new principal asked what it would take for them to enroll their children. Stunned by her candor, they returned the next day armed with an extensive wish list. The principal read their list and said "Well, let's get started, girls It's going to be a busy year . . . " How to Walk to School is the story--from the highs to the lows--of motivated neighborhood parents galvanizing and then organizing an entire community to take a leap of faith, transforming a challenged urban school into one of Chicago's best, virtually overnight. The fate of public education is not beyond our control. In How to Walk to School, Susan Kurland, Nettelhorst's new and entrepreneurial principal, and Jacqueline Edelberg, the neighborhood mom, provide an accessible and honest blueprint for reclaiming the great public schools our children deserve. Check out www.howtowalktoschool.com for more information.
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2009.
ISBN: 9781442200005
1442200006
Branch Call Number: 371.2 Edelberg 10/2009
Characteristics: xxv, 187 p., [4] p. of plates :,col. ill. ;,24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Kurland, Susan 1945-

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