The paperback version of Crazy Like a Fox: One Principal’s Triumph in the Inner City is now available! The hardcover was released about a year ago from today. Both the hardcover and paperback versions of Crazy Like a Fox are published by a division of Penguin Group (USA) called New American Library. The paperback features […]
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I found the following praise for Crazy Like a Fox: One Principal’s Triumph in the Inner City in a Google Alert. The blogger goes by the pseudonym Diogenes The Cynic. Here’s what Diogenes the blogger passionately wrote: “One of the most compelling conservative books I have had the fortune to read is Crazy Like A […]
Andrew J. Coulson, director of the Cato Institute’s Center for Educational Freedom, published a review of Crazy Like a Fox: One Principal’s Triumph in the Inner City in City Journal, which is published by the Manhattan Institute. The review is titled: “Tough Love: How Ben Chavis works education wonders”. Here are some excerpts: “Once, as […]
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Jay Mathews, the education columnist for The Washington Post, wrote about Crazy Like a Fox and AIPCS’s education model in an excellent article entitled “A Crazy Idea for Middle Schools”. The piece was published on Friday, October 2. Here’s the link: http://voices.washingtonpost.com/class-struggle/2009/10/a_crazy_idea_for_middle_school.html?hpid=news-col-blog
I have never been so self-promotional in my life and am beginning to wonder if I should be banished to a monastery for all my effusive urgings to buy the book, attend a signing, etc. etc. Or perhaps this year on Christmas I’ll get coal in my stocking. One friend wrote to me recently, “No […]
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