Confronting the universal disbelief that poor children can achieve at high levels


by Paul Kelleher & Beverly Hall — 2006

One of the findings that we found fascinating was the variety of sources of energy and the courage that kept our authors going when confronted with obstacles that might be insurmountable to many. As you read Beverly Hall’s story, you will feel the passion that she brings to her superintendency, passion that is fueled by her beliefs—belief in poor children’s ability to learn at high levels and belief in her staff that they can make it happen.


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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 105. No. 1.


Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 108 Number 13, 2006, p. 29-48
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 18506, Date Accessed: 10/22/2017 10:31:14 PM

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