Section One: Students and Families
Chapter One: How Students Experience School
Chapter Two: Addressing School Violence Through Student Connectedness
Chapter Three: Jeremy: A Boy on a Tightrope
Chapter Four: Family Connections: How Important?
Section Two: Teachers and Instruction
Chapter Five: The Best Teachers
Chapter Six: Professional Development: Large Investment, Limited Results
Chapter Seven: Angels of Special Education
Chapter Eight: Who Destroyed Co-Teaching at Hanover Middle School?
Chapter Nine: Adult Basic Education: A Program in the Shadows
Section Three: Schools In Need
Chapter Ten: Failing Schools, Faulty Solutions
Chapter Eleven: How Useful are External Interventions?
Section Four: Testing and Evaluation
Chapter Twelve: The National Obsession with Testing Students
Chapter Thirteen: Do it Yourself Evaluations
Section Five: Summary and Conclusions
Chapter 14: Conclusion
Appendix: Tool Box