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Who's in Charge of America's Schools?

by Dale Russakoff

Hardcover, 246 pages, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, List Price: $27 |


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A behind-the-scenes account of the high-stakes race to reform Newark's failing schools draws on inside access to such figures as Mark Zuckerberg, Cory Booker and Chris Christie to offer insight into the initiative's obstacles, detractors and economic realities. 40,000 first printing.

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