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7 edition of Raising the Grade found in the catalog.

Raising the Grade

How High School Reform Can Save Our Youth and Our Nation

by Bob Wise

  • 104 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Jossey-Bass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Organization & management of education,
  • Secondary,
  • Education / General,
  • General,
  • Education,
  • Education / Teaching

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10294442M
    ISBN 100470180277
    ISBN 109780470180273
    OCLC/WorldCa173480614

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There you have it. Oh, and I still have no idea whether the actual origin of “raise the stakes” refers to tentpoles (moving) or poker (raising the bet).

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(Click to enlarge) Note how none of these guys wrote above a ninth-grade level. 4 Nonfiction is a little different, but you’ll notice that these bestselling books tend to hover at or below ninth grade as well, with a few exceptions that are known for their difficulty (e.g., Good to Great is exceptional material but only really accessible to college students) or that were just crappy books.

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