Über den Autor
Michael L. Umphrey has been director of the Heritage Project for the Library of Congress and the Montana Historical Society, as well as a teacher, and high school principal. He is also the author of The Lit Window (1987) and The Breaking Edge (1988) as well as numerous articles.
The Power of Community-Centered Education provides psychological, sociological, historical and philosophical insights into why community works so well as an organizing principle for high school. The book concludes with a call to action for all agencies and institutions that have public outreach programs to consider how they assist in building "education-centered communities" that support the work of high schools by offering research opportunities and scaffolding to secondary education.