Up Where We Belong

Up Where We Belong

Helping African American and Latino Students Rise in School and in Life

Book - 2007
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In Up Where We Belong , Gail Thompson asked the students in a low performing school to be candid about their high school experiences. Using this information and relying on data from questionnaires and focus groups, Thompson discovered a huge gap in perception between how teachers and students view their experience of school. The book explores this disparity, and uncovers some of the reasons for students? low achievement, apathy, and frustration. Most important, she offers vital lessons for transforming schools?especially for underachieving kids and students of color.nbsp;
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, c2007
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780787995973
Branch Call Number: LC2731 .T458 2007
Characteristics: ix, 336 p. ; 24 cm

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