By Gregory Michie

''Greg Michie is correct: we do not desire one other hero. The heroes are already there: they're our scholars, in addition to the lecturers and directors who've a keenness for justice. these are the voices we needs to heed.''
--From the Foreword by means of Sonia Nieto, professor emerita, collage of Massachusetts, Amherst

''There is not any author operating this present day who captures the excruciating complexity of a existence in instructing with as a lot grace and readability as Gregory Michie. those daily heroes are the center of educating and the soul of democracy.''
--William Ayers, educator and bestselling writer of To train, 3rd variation and educating the Tabo

''Gregory Michie's stories within the lecture room and his purview post-teaching make this an outstanding peek into the recommendations of a guy prepared to problem the present notions of schooling reform. instead of sit down in frustration over the present tenor surrounding those so-called reforms, Michie seeks significant growth and solutions.''
--Jose Luis Vilson, NYC Public institution lead instructor and author at

In his newest ebook, bestselling writer Gregory Michie evaluations high-stakes education and gives a robust replacement imaginative and prescient of training as a humanistic firm, scholars as multidimensional beings, and faculties as areas the place adolescents can think and develop into, not only ''achieve.'' Drawing on his reports during the last twenty years as a school room instructor, group volunteer, researcher, and instructor educator in Chicago's public faculties, Michie bargains compelling bills of educating and studying in city the United States. aware of the advanced realities educators face, he portrays city colleges as they are surely: websites of fight, wish, and probability.

At a time whilst others relentlessly trumpet a aggressive, data-driven, corporatized concept of schooling, the essays in We don't want one other Hero problem the dominant photographs of failing city faculties and undesirable academics. Like Michie's now vintage Holler if you happen to listen Me, this ebook offers much-needed wish to new and pro academics alike. it's also a major source for college directors, policymakers, mom and dad, and an individual who desires to higher comprehend what's rather taking place in American colleges.

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