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By David Bensman

In 1974, critical Park East straight forward institution (CPE) in East Harlem opened its doorways with a venture to supply inner-city kids with the best educators and pedagogy on hand. rather than announcing that the previous local needed to be torn down and scholars extra rigidly tracked, the reformers dared to invite the query, What might take place if  we gave inner-city scholars the simplest schooling the rustic has to supply? the result of this bottom-up reform have been impressive, and to at the present time, crucial Park East is called some of the most academically enriching faculties within the usa. David Bensman provides voice to the extreme teens who emerged from poverty as a result of strong academic studies they got at CPE. A wealthy compilation of news, this account establishes the facility of public education and the worth of community.

“With wealthy facts, Bensman conscientiously information for us what it skill to be respectful, considerate, democratic, and intellectually demandingwhat it skill, briefly, to be an outstanding college. this is often the tale of CPE, yet for somebody keen to work out past the details, it's also a map of chance, a advisor to what our colleges may be.”
—Mike Rose, author, Possible Lives: The Promise of Public schooling in America

“This is that infrequent factor, a long term examine of the graduates of a chief internal urban easy tuition. this can be a tuition during which democracy and the lifetime of the brain are inseparably intertwined. Policymakers, write that final sentence down 100 times.”
—Joseph Featherstone, Michigan kingdom University

“Was the celebrity of CPE as a result of hype or yet one more instance of wishing trumping realities? This conceptually and procedurally sincere learn attempt sincerely solutions the query within the unfavorable. we've excellent cause to be thankful to Debbie Meier, her CPE colleagues, and, in fact, to Dr. Bensman for this impressive follow-up study.”
—Seymour Sarason,
 Professor Emeritus, Yale University

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