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Whatever it takes : Geoffrey Canada's quest to change Harlem and America / Paul Tough.

Tough, Paul (Author).

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Spencer Co PL - Rockport Main Library 362.74 Tou (Text) 70741000105467 Adult Non Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780618569892
  • ISBN: 0618569898
  • Physical Description: 296 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 2008.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [276]-285) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The lottery -- Unequal childhoods -- Baby college -- Contamination -- Battle mode -- Bad apples -- Last chance -- The conveyor belt -- Escape velocity -- Graduation -- What would it take?
Summary, etc.:
An intriguing portrait of African-American activist Geoffrey Canada, creator of the Harlem Children's Zone, describes his radical new approach to eliminating inner-city poverty, one that proposes to transform the lives of poor children by changing their schools, their families, and their neighborhoods at the same time.
Subject: Poverty > New York (State) > New York > Prevention.
African American children > Education > New York (State) > New York.
African American children > New York (State) > New York > Social conditions.
Poor > New York (State) > New York > Social conditions.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) > Economic conditions.
Canada, Geoffrey.

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