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The bridge to brilliance : how one principal in a tough community is inspiring the world / Nadia Lopez, with Rebecca Paley.

Lopez, Nadia, (author.). Paley, Rebecca, (author.).

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  • 5 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781101980255
  • ISBN: 1101980257
  • Physical Description: xix, 266 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2016]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note: The vision -- The teachers -- The scholars -- The parents -- Connected to succeed -- Expanding horizons -- The struggle of leadership -- Praise for humans -- Never give up.
Summary, etc.: Documents how a magnetic young principal created a path-breaking school in one of New York City's poorest neighborhoods.
Mott Hall Bridges Academy isn't a typically underserved public school in one of New York City&#x;s most underprivileged communities-- it is a school that glows with energy and excitement. It was an uphill battle to get the school launched, to recruit faculty and students, to solve a million new problems every day from violent crime to vanishing supplies. Lopez tells the kids every day that they're extraordinary and that she loves them, and here she illustrates how leadership often means just picking the right people to support you.
Subject: Public schools > New York (State) > New York.
Educators > New York (State) > New York.
Poor children > Education > New York (State) > New York.
Brownsville (New York, N.Y.) > Social conditions.

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