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Education and the Economy


by Geoffrey Canada — 2008

Education can be the key to creating true equal opportunity in a country such as ours that is rich in resources. History shows that education is a powerful tool for positive social change, but it is not a panacea.


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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 107, No. 2.


Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 110 Number 14, 2008, p. 128-130
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 18507, Date Accessed: 12/11/2017 12:18:54 PM

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  • Geoffrey Canada
    Harlem Children's Zone
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    GEOFFREY CANADA is president and CEO of the Harlem Children’s Zone, which offers children and their families in Central Harlem social services, education, and communitybuilding programs. In 2006 he was appointed by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg to co-chair a task force on reducing poverty in the city.
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