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Mobilizing the Community to Help Students Succeed
Hugh B. Price
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About This Book
In Mobilizing the Community to Help Students Succeed, Hugh B. Price shares the lessons learned while helping to do just that during his tenure as president of the National Urban League. Here, find out how educators can apply some of the same tactics to inspire and award academic achievement in even the most challenged school districts. Using real-life examples and shared wisdom from successful educators and community organizers coast to coast, Price describes ways to
According to Price, a highly informed and engaged community is essential to closing the achievement gap. This book underscores that community-based efforts to motivate student success can be effective because they have been effective. The message for educators, parents, business and civic leaders, and members of the general public is that their consistent and creative involvement will result in invigorated youngsters, inspired to achieve in school and in life.
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HUGH B. PRICE is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, the nation's oldest think tank. He served as president and CEO of the National Urban League from July 1994 through April 2003. During his tenure, he launched the Urban League's historic Campaign for African-American Achievement. During 2006–2007, he cochaired the Commission on the Whole Child, which was established by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.
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