Book Discussion on School of Dreams

Mr. Humes talked about his book, School of Dreams: Making the Grade at a Top American High School, published by Harcourt. The… read more

Mr. Humes talked about his book, School of Dreams: Making the Grade at a Top American High School, published by Harcourt. The author spent a year teaching at Whitney High School in order to study the elements of a successful school. Located in Cerritos, California, Whitney High School is one of America’s top-ranked public schools. Mr. Humes writes that a dedicated faculty core, an accelerated workload, and a focus on producing well-rounded students are the keys to a successful school. Following prepared remarks, he responded to questions from the audience. close

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Book Discussion on School of Dreams

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 15, 2003
Last Aired:
Feb 15, 2004

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  • Nov 15, 2003 | 10:03pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 13, 2003 | 9:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 29, 2003 | 7:02am EST | C-SPAN 2
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