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"Even in 'low- achieving' schools," he continued, "how do we explain that we have two fourth-grade teachers, and one teacher has his or her children well above the national average and the other teacher doesn't?" His prescriptions for change emerge in the portraits of the schools profiled in his new book; among them are Urban Prep Academy (Englewood) in Chicago, the Eagle Academy in New York City, Capital Prep Magnet School in Hartford, Conn., and Booker T Washington High School in Memphis, Tenn.
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