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Higher Education

Sarah Carr

Sarah Carr has written about education for the last twelve years, reporting on the growth in online learning in higher education, the battle over vouchers and charter schools in urban districts, and the struggle to educate China’s massive population of migrant children. Her work has been honored with numerous national awards and fellowships, most recently a Spencer Education Journalism Fellowship at Columbia University. She lives in New Orleans. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Hope Against Hope : Three Schools, One City, and the Struggle to Educate America’s Children

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...The Teacher “This is the way, hey! We start the day, hey! We get the knowledge, hey! To go to college!” Several times each day, Sci Academy’s freshmen walk past a large chart...

High Hopes

Sarah Carr

Sarah Carr has written about education for the last twelve years, reporting on the growth in online learning in higher education, the battle over vouchers and charter schools in urban districts, and the struggle to educate China’s massive population of migrant children. Her work has been honored with numerous national awards and fellowships, most recently a Spencer Education Journalism Fellowship at Columbia University. She lives in New Orleans. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Hope Against Hope : Three Schools, One City, and the Struggle to Educate America’s Children

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...The Teacher “A broken window means a broken path to college.” Aidan’s Sci Academy teaching career began with a ten-minute lesson on school bathroom policy. He rehearsed it several...

Trouble

Sarah Carr

Sarah Carr has written about education for the last twelve years, reporting on the growth in online learning in higher education, the battle over vouchers and charter schools in urban districts, and the struggle to educate China’s massive population of migrant children. Her work has been honored with numerous national awards and fellowships, most recently a Spencer Education Journalism Fellowship at Columbia University. She lives in New Orleans. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Hope Against Hope : Three Schools, One City, and the Struggle to Educate America’s Children

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...The Teacher “I want to go to a normal school.” At Sci, they called it the October Slump. Throughout New Orleans, students and teachers fell into a state of general orneriness just as the rest...

Translations

Sarah Carr

Sarah Carr has written about education for the last twelve years, reporting on the growth in online learning in higher education, the battle over vouchers and charter schools in urban districts, and the struggle to educate China’s massive population of migrant children. Her work has been honored with numerous national awards and fellowships, most recently a Spencer Education Journalism Fellowship at Columbia University. She lives in New Orleans. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Hope Against Hope : Three Schools, One City, and the Struggle to Educate America’s Children

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...The Principal “In every child I see my children.” An hour after the end of the school day, Mary Laurie sat beside a lanky teen in her office, poring over a grammar workbook. They focused for several minutes...

“The Christmas of school days.”

Sarah Carr

Sarah Carr has written about education for the last twelve years, reporting on the growth in online learning in higher education, the battle over vouchers and charter schools in urban districts, and the struggle to educate China’s massive population of migrant children. Her work has been honored with numerous national awards and fellowships, most recently a Spencer Education Journalism Fellowship at Columbia University. She lives in New Orleans. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Hope Against Hope : Three Schools, One City, and the Struggle to Educate America’s Children

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...The Family Try as she might, Geraldlynn Stewart could not get her KIPP Renaissance uniform to fit. She experimented with safety pins, bobby pins, and tape. She rolled it up at the waist, ran it through the dryer...

Rebirth

Sarah Carr

Sarah Carr has written about education for the last twelve years, reporting on the growth in online learning in higher education, the battle over vouchers and charter schools in urban districts, and the struggle to educate China’s massive population of migrant children. Her work has been honored with numerous national awards and fellowships, most recently a Spencer Education Journalism Fellowship at Columbia University. She lives in New Orleans. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Hope Against Hope : Three Schools, One City, and the Struggle to Educate America’s Children

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...The Family “Don’t be like me. Be a little better.” Geraldlynn’s mother, Raquel Dillon, likes to recall the early-summer afternoon in 2006 when good fortune knocked on her door. Neighbors struggled...