No Excuses: Seven Principals of Low Income Schools Who Set the Standard for High Achievement


Publisher: Heritage Foundation (June 1, 1999)
Language: English
Over 300,000 copies in print.

Read about seven principals from around the country who prove that all children can excel academically regardless of race, income level, or family background. Although these schools are in the poorest sections of Chicago, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles and New York, their students consistently score at or above the 65th percentile on national exams. The men and women profiled in this report have proven that our nations poorest schools can become centers of academic excellence through hard work and a tireless dedication to achievement.