By Eric Nadelstern
In this provocative and useful publication, writer Eric Nadelstern offers a proven-effective blueprint for narrowing the success hole in our colleges, specifically for kids of colour who've been traditionally underserved. the writer, one of many leader architects of the recent York urban reforms below Joel Klein, discusses the state-of-the-art alterations that have been carried out within the final decade in NYC and identifies the 10 most crucial classes realized approximately whole-school-system development. during this final decade, NYC’s public colleges underwent huge reforms that elevated commencement premiums through 30%—the first major elevate in additional than 50 years. For the 1st time, this e-book offers an insider’s view of the “Bloomberg-Klein years” and the reforms that reworked the nation’s biggest tuition system. 10 classes from big apple urban Schools is a must-read when you think faculties can be successful and for all those that are looking to comprehend how.
Eric Nadelstern is a Professor of perform in academic management at academics university, Columbia collage, the place he directs the summer season Principals Academy (SPA). he's former Deputy Chancellor of the department of faculty help and guideline for the hot York urban division of schooling, founding Superintendent of latest York's Autonomy region, and founding crucial of the foreign highschool at LaGuardia neighborhood university. The latter has when you consider that been replicated fourteen occasions in big apple urban and two times in California.
“This is a lucid, insightful e-book chock choked with real-world proposals. should you wish genuine swap, it is a must-read.”
—Joel Klein, former Chancellor of the hot York urban division of schooling (2002–2011)
“Do you need to understand how to show a complete failing tuition district right into a thriving neighborhood of faculties with double the commencement fee? during this ebook, you will see that why the duty is so tricky and the way it may be done.”
—William Ouchi, Sanford and Betty Sigoloff exotic Professor, UCLA Anderson college of Management
“Eric’s deep knowing and energetic dedication to the concept that faculties themselves—given freedom, responsibility and resources—are top positioned to resolve the schooling problems with the scholars they serve has sustained our paintings over many years.”
—Nancy Mann, vital, Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom excessive School
“Eric Nadelstern is without doubt one of the such a lot actual, unique, and erudite thinkers in K–12 schooling this present day. He observes with out political preconceptions, plans with out worry, and executes with no protecting his ass.”
—John Katzman, President and CEO, Noodle, and Founder and CEO of 2tor, and The Princeton Review
“Eric Nadelstern is the embodiment of daring management. during this e-book, he units forth the information, guidelines, and practices that guided him in reworking schooling in long island City.”
—Jacqueline Ancess, Co-Director, NCREST, lecturers university, Columbia collage; writer of Beating the percentages: excessive colleges as groups of Commitment
“Eric’s lifestyles paintings with the recent York urban colleges culminated within the biggest, so much accomplished, and so much profitable schooling reform attempt within the nation. This booklet is a must-read for any schooling chief at any level.”
—Sajan George, Founder & CEO, Matchbook Learning
“Through Eric Nadelstern's adventure you come back to grasp that the most unlikely is certainly possible—children might be first in our faculty systems.”
—Donna Rey, leader Administrative Officer, neighborhood 1199 wellbeing and fitness and clinic staff Union, and previous Deputy leader working Officer for the NYC DOE
“Veteran educator Eric Nadelstern has spent many years struggling with battles huge and small, within the school room and out—all the whereas making sound judgements grounded in bettering instructing and studying and on what's top for kids. His richly deserved services and suggestion is easily worthy listening to.”
—Liz Willen, Editor, The Hechinger Report
“Eric Nadelstern replaced predestined results for millions of latest York urban scholars. This e-book is saturated with the knowledge of understanding what works and the muse to dare to do it!”
—Veronica Conforme, leader working Officer, ny urban DOE
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