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And Still We Rise:: The Trials and Triumphs of Twelve Gifted Inner-City Students by Miles Corwin

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Miles Corwin spent the school year with a class of high school seniors enrolled in a gifted program in South-Central L. And Still We Rise is the stirring chronicle of these determined young people as they face the greatest challenge of their academic lives.

And Still We Rise:: The Trials and Triumphs of Twelve Gifted Inner-City Students

Staff View. But Olivia considers herself black, partly because she has spent so many years living with black girls and black foster mothers and attending predominantly black schools. There were a few other things that didn't help Corwin's argument. And the As she strived for and always received enabled her to find a glimmer of happiness and hope during an abysmal childhood.

At dusk, and watched the light fade boko the sky, not as much as it used to, her housemates often were surly and monosyllabic girls who counted the days until they could drop out of high school. But I have a problem with his argument. While Olivia was a precocious and articulate chi. Racism still infects our socie.

She never understood why her mother despised her so much. She took dise bus to the school and was told that her IQ and her exam results were beyond the minimum requirements. I had to read it for a Professional Development course. Many of these bright and persistent students will graduate, a.

Apr 14, Robyn rated it it was amazing. And I was impressed that of the 12 kids featured, most of them were finishing college, Heather rated it it was amazing. Enlarge cover. Feb 07.

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Hello, Login. Visit Our Stores. I was secretly harboring doubts about my marriage And Still We Rise is the stirring chronicle of these determined young people as they face the greatest challenge of their academic lives. Toya's stepfather strangled her mother to death when Toya was in fifth grade. Olivia, a ward of the county, had lived in ten different foster and group homes by the time she was sixteen.

Midway through her junior year, she got kicked out of her foster home. Education, Urban -- United States -- Case studies. He highlighted 12 students in particular who had incredible stories with trials and triumps. Enlarge cover. It was kind of slow and hard to get through at first.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Want to Read saving…. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Other editions. Enlarge cover. Error rating book.

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He was a father figure in the eyes of Olivia. I also enjoyed reading about the teachers that teach them. Terrible yes, but not so much that we ought to tailor government programs to that specifically. Olivia had always excelled in school and was always one of the brightest students in her class.

So you better learn how to deal. They told Olivia that her IQ and her standardized test scores which were in the top 5th percentile of the nation-were well above the minimum requirement. Write a Review! Of course, it is the stories of the individual children that gets you to keep reading?

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  1. Lenny B. says:

    And the teacher, had problems that held back the class. Other Editions 4. This piece would be a great read for any gifted student or someone who is interested in the challenges of inner-city education. She felt as if she were in a fog as the judge and dise workers discussed her case.

  2. Seann K. says:

    Explain why you chose this sentence. You have to learn to play the game and play it well. And it is a game. So you better learn how to deal. 👨

  3. Alexander J. says:

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