© 2019 Restoring the Soul to Education

Why You Need to Read

this Book

The Gap.

 

The damned, frustrating, vexing, hindering, contemptible (choose one) gap between the achievement of white students vs. students of color.

A gap barely closed in fifty years.

More money, more programs, more plans devised to solve the problem

        … to no avail.

But we did it.

Not only did we close the achievement gap, but ALL students—White, Black, Brown

        … rose together.

Dynamic collaboration over ten years …. 

  • an educator/consultant focusing on diversity, cultural responsiveness, and equity

  • a district superintendent who implemented the process,

  • a board of education president who supported the goals

  • an assistant superintendent who carried the ball.

 

They proved it could be done.

        … and then, it was done again.

That’s what this book is about. It’s a step-by-step systemic process,

        … not a quick fix.

It’s the result of years of experience by the authors—teaching experiences, life experiences and effective application of lessons learned.

 

Duane Barnes
Editor

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