Über den Autor
Louis Rosen is the executive director of the School Justice Institute, a non-profit corporation dedicated to promoting fairness in schools and school district policies. He was a high school principal in the Los Angeles area for 19 years and for 10 years, he administered large federal programs in substance abuse and violence prevention in schools.
Part 1 List of Figures Part 2 List of Tables Part 3 Introduction Chapter 4 1 Exactly Where Are Most of the Jobs Today? Chapter 5 2 Four Case Studies Chapter 6 3 The Myth of Algebra Chapter 7 4 Academic Elitism and the No Child Left Behind Act Chapter 8 5 School Dropouts, Exit Exams, and "College for Everyone" Philosophy Chapter 9 6 What Colleges Expect Chapter 10 7 What Employers Expect Chapter 11 8 Conclusion Part 12 References Part 13 Index Part 14 About the Author
Author Louis Rosen contends that an emphasis among educational policymakers to stress college for all students is neglecting the hopes and aspirations of millions of young people currently in school who either lack interest in academics or the inability to succeed in a more rigorous curriculum. In this book, he attempts to remedy this situation by suggesting strategies to prevent it.