Born To Rise: A Story Of Children And Teachers Reaching Their Highest Potential by Deborah KennyBorn To Rise: A Story Of Children And Teachers Reaching Their Highest Potential by Deborah Kenny

Born To Rise: A Story Of Children And Teachers Reaching Their Highest Potential

byDeborah Kenny

Hardcover | June 5, 2012

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Born to Rise is the inspiring account of Deborah Kenny’s pursuit of social justice for our nation’s most vulnerable children. Students enter Harlem Village Academies, the network of charter schools Kenny founded, several years behind grade level, but in just a few years they are transformed, ranking among the highest in the nation. How did they do it? For the first time, Kenny reveals the secret to creating a powerful workplace culture that attracts the most talented people and brings out their passion and highest performance—a culture that produces stunning student achievement results and teachers who regularly use words like “magical” to describe the workplace environment. It is a must-read for anyone who cares about children and the future of this country and for leaders who want to inspire fierce dedication in their employees.
Deborah Kenny is founder and CEO of Harlem Village Academies, a network of public charter schools. She is widely regarded as one of the most influential educational entrepreneurs in the country and is regularly featured in national television and print media. Kenny holds a Ph.D. from Columbia University in comparative international edu...
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Title:Born To Rise: A Story Of Children And Teachers Reaching Their Highest PotentialFormat:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.93 inPublished:June 5, 2012Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0062106201

ISBN - 13:9780062106209

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“I forgive Deborah Kenny for writing an interesting book, Born to Rise, for her misinformed - even slanderous - claims about the impact of unions…. it’s a very good book to read-useful, informative and inspiring.… her educational values are close to mine.”