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The First Days of School: How to Be an Effective Teacher
By Harry Wong, Rosemary Tripi Wong
Harry K Wong Publishing, 2002

The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
by Malcolm Gladwell
Back Bay Books, 2002

No Excuses: Closing the Racial Gap in Learning
by Abigail and Stephan Thernstrom
Simon & Schuster, 2003

With All Due Respect: Keys for Building Effective School Discipline
by Ron Morrish, Ronald G. Morrish
Woodstream Publishing, 2000

Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap... and Others Don't
By Jim Collins
HarperCollins, 2001

The Real Causes of Higher Achievement
by Mike Schmoker

"Realizing the Vision" from One Day, All Children: The Unlikely Triumph of Teach for America and What I Learned Along the Way
by Wendy Kopp
PublicAffairs, 2003

The Schools We Need and Why We Don't Have Them
by E.D. Hirsch
Anchor, 1999

Core Virtues : A Literature-Based Program in Character Education
by Mary Beth Klee
The Link Institute, 2001

The Academic Achievement Challenge: What Really Works in the Classroom
by Jeanne Chall
Guilford Press, 2000

Left Back: A Century of Battles over School Reform
by Dianne Ravitch
Touchstone Books, 2001

The Black-White Test Score Gap
Christopher Jencks, editor, Meredith Phillips, editor
Brookings Institution Press 1998

Bridging the Achievement Gap
John E. Chubb, editor, Tom Loveless, editor
Brookings Institution Press 2002


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