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Corwin, Miles
And still we rise : the trials and triumphs of twelve gifted inner-city high school students / Miles Corwin
1st ed
New York : William Morrow, c2000
book jacket
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 CEHHS Curriculum Knowledge Center, Rm 265  CL 371.95 COR c.2  AVAILABLE
Subject Crenshaw High School (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Subject(s) Gifted children -- Education (Secondary) -- United States -- Case studies
Children with social disabilities -- Education (Secondary) -- United States -- Case studies
Education, Urban -- United States -- Case studies
Physical Description xii, 418 p. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 411-418)
Contents Olivia: I don't want her -- September. Sadikifu: Tell me why -- Toya: I never dreamed I would see sixteen -- Olivia: My only safe haven -- Venola: My rainbow is waiting for me -- Miesha: My talent is perseverance -- Mama Moultrie: I touch lives -- Fall. Toni Little: Learn to compete -- Sabreen: One less child to support -- Affirmative action: To treat some persons equally, we must treat them differently -- Sabreen: A doll and a teddy bear -- Latisha: Stolen childhood -- Olivia: Easy money -- South-Central: A sunlit ghetto -- Claudia: Sacrifice and pressure -- Curt: Stanford -- Mama Moultrie: Our best hope -- Olivia: Legal limbo -- Toni Little: The ride of their lives -- Second semester. Willie: Wishing it was just a dream -- Naila: All-American -- Olivia: Sentencing -- Toya: I'm really here -- Danielle: Education before athletics -- Princess: A happy ending -- Toni Little: The brink of madness -- Spring. Olivia: Locked up -- Scott Braxton: Drained -- Yvonne Noble: Reading is fundamental -- Mama Moultrie: Can I get an amen? -- The fourth substitute: It's harder than it looks -- Affirmative action: Equality as a result -- Toni Little: I could use a little more time -- The exam: where the rubber meets the road -- Scott Allen: A different approach -- Mama Moultrie: Some free advice -- Graduation: Still we rise
Series CEHHS Curriculum Knowledge Center

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