Fellows In Arms: A 21st Century Teaching Saga

Fellows In Arms: A 21st Century Teaching Saga

4.33 (3 ratings by Goodreads)
  • Paperback
By (author) 

List price: US$13.99

Currently unavailable

We can notify you when this item is back in stock

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks

Description

This story begins as war stories often do: as a call to arms. In the wake of 9/11, Aaron Roston joined the New York City Teaching Fellows program, created to parachute elite "career-changers" into the schools euphemistically known as "hard-to-staff." Thousands answered the call; few were chosen. 25 members of Roston's class began their service in 2002; by the summer of 2005, only 7 remained in the system. FELLOWS IN ARMS is the view from the sharp end of educational reform, and dramatizes what the term "teacher accountability" really means. The story of idealistic teachers in urban school settings has become cliche. But FELLOWS IN ARMS is different: It uses memoir, history and reportage to create a narrative that finds humor and drama in equal measure. No dry policy book, this is the maddening, sometimes tragic, often comic saga of what ensued when the school bell sounded.
show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 251 pages
  • 152.4 x 223.52 x 17.78mm | 430.91g
  • Morrisville, United States
  • 0557035449
  • 9780557035441

Rating details

3 ratings
4.33 out of 5 stars
5 33% (1)
4 67% (2)
3 0% (0)
2 0% (0)
1 0% (0)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X