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Stray dogs, saints, and saviors

Alexander Russo

Stray dogs, saints, and saviors

fighting for the soul of America"s toughest high school

by Alexander Russo

  • 53 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Jossey-Bass in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Locke High School (Los Angeles, Calif.),
  • Green Dot Public Schools (Organization),
  • EDUCATION / Educational Policy & Reform / General,
  • School improvement programs,
  • Secondary Education

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAlexander Russo
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLD7501.L733 R87 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24827663M
    ISBN 109781118001752
    LC Control Number2011008904

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Then in teachers voted to bring in an upstart charter school organization called Green Dot to try and restore the Locke Saints' past by: 3. The inside story of the most-watched attempt to transform a troubled high school Stray Dogs, Saints, and Saviors tells the real-life story of Locke High School.

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Stray Dogs, Saints, and Saviors tells the real-life story of Locke High School. Locke High– originally known for its excellence–became one of the toughest, most dysfunctional schools in the nation.

Then in teachers voted to bring in an upstart charter school organization called Green Dot to try and restore the Locke Saints' past glory/5(11). Book Review: Stray Dogs, Saints and Saviors Title: Stray Dogs, Saints and Saviors, by Alexander -Bass Publishers, Description: Wallowing in failure, Locke High School was the personification of a South Central Los Angeles “dropout factory.”For years this school was abandoned by anyone with the means to move to greener pastures.

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Locke High. originally known for its excellence?became one of the toughest, most dysfunctional schools in the nation. Then in teachers voted to bring in an upstart charter school organization called Green Dot to try and restore the Locke Saints\' past glory.

Education writer Alexander Russo, Ed.M.'91, discusses Stray Dogs, Saints, and Saviors, his recent book detailing the efforts of Green Dot Public Schools to transform a troubled Los Angeles high school.

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