Published Online: June 5, 2007
Published in Print: June 6, 2007, as Also of Note
Also of Note
Class Counts: Education, Inequality, and the Shrinking Middle Class
Suggests government and educational countermeasures to America’s increasing economic stratification.
Balancing Two Worlds: Asian-American College Students Tell Their Life Stories
Fourteen young adults share their experience growing up as members of the “model minority.”
An Inconvenient Truth: The Crisis of Global Warming
by Al Gore (Viking Children’s, an imprint of Penguin, www.penguin.com
; 192 pp., $16 paperback).
An adaptation of the former vice president’s 2006 best-selling book and Oscar-winning documentary, for late-elementary and
middle school students.
Building Literacy Connections With Graphic Novels: Page by Page, Panel by Panel
edited by James Bucky Carter (National Council of Teachers of English, www.ncte.org
; 164 pp., $30.95 paperback).
Advice on spicing up academic reading by pairing traditional and contemporary texts, such as Dante’s Inferno with an X-Men story.
Effective Communication for School Administrators: A Necessity in an Information Age
by Theodore J. Kowalski, George J. Petersen, & Lance D. Fusarelli (Rowman & Littlefield, www.rowmanlittlefield.com
; 254 pp., $34.95 paperback).
Three scholars of educational leadership and administration consider how strong public and intraschool relations can change schools’ climate and bring about reform.
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