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Holland, William R., 1938-
A school in trouble : a personal story of Central Falls High School / William R. Holland
Alternate Title Personal story of Central Falls High School
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Education, c2010
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  LD7501.C2827 H65 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject Central Falls High School (Central Falls, R.I.)
Subject(s) Hispanic Americans -- Education (Secondary) -- Rhode Island -- Central Falls
Physical Description xv, 117 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 113-115)
Contents Interim superintendent in Central Falls -- The obstacles to success in an inner-city school -- A jaded perception of urban schools -- An urban principal questions dropout figures -- Residential instability among Latinos -- The role of poverty -- The need for better teaching -- The blame game -- The unique city of Central Falls -- Central Falls High School today -- An agenda for change -- The URI-Central Falls High School partnership -- A severe bump in the road -- Central Falls students -- Theresa Agonia : overcoming adversity -- Bryant Estrada : an independent thinker -- Guillermo Ronquillo : the importance of faith -- George Carle : a basketball dream -- Summary

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