“Common Ground” offers a comprehensive and unrelenting look at school desegregation in Boston.
Nicholas Lemann traces the history of the SAT, from its roots as an intelligence test, to its meteoric rise in stature as a gatekeeper to college admission for millions.
A Hope in the Unseen follows Jennings from a lonely, stubborn, smart kid at a District of Columbia school.
Samuel Freedman’s book, “Small Victories”, follows high school English teacher Jessica Siegel through the 1987/88 school year and shows the challenges and victories along the way.
The story of Willie James Bosket, Jr.’s violent past that began at age five is just a part an evolving history of violence that can be traced to the American Revolution.
From 1927 to 1939, the number of child welfare cases for white children declined by 31 percent while the number of black children brought before children’s court increased by 134 percent.
A coming of age story about two women from the Bronx and their family.
Wall Street Journal reporter Alex Kotlowitz chronicled the lives of two boys living in one of the countries most dangerous housing projects as they attempt to grow up, in his book, There are No Children Here.