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Books: New Book About New Orleans Schools Out Today

image from ecx.images-amazon.comToday's the day that Sarah Carr's new book, Hope Against Hope: Three Schools, One City, and the Struggle to Educate America's Children.  Check it out.  Buy it.  

Or you can start out with this Atlantic.com excerpt:  The Arcane Rules That Keep Low-Income Kids Out of College. "The labyrinth surrounding scholarships and admissions doesn't account for the messy realities of poor families' lives."

Carr is a longtime journalist who's covered New Orleans schools during a particularly tumultuous time.  She was also a Spencer Education Journalism Fellowship, and writes for the Hechinger Report at Columbia. 

Carr, Sarah Garland, Warren Simmons, and others are appearing at a panel at Teachers College on March 16th.  Register here.

 

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