A Light Shines in Harlem

A Light Shines in Harlem

New York's First Charter School and the Movement It Led

Book - 2014
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A Light Shines in Harlem tells the fascinating history of New York 's first charter school, the Sisulu-Walker Charter School of Harlem, and the early days of the state's charter school movement. Told through the experiences of those on the inside including a hero of the civil rights movement; a Wall Street star; inner-city activists; and real-world educators, parents, and students this book shows how they all came together to create a groundbreaking school that, in its best years, far outperformed public schools in the neighborhoods in which most of its children lived.
Publisher: Chicago : Lawrence Hill Books, [2014]
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781613737491
Branch Call Number: 371.05 B665
Characteristics: xvii, 220 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.


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