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Connecticut Association of Boards of Education

Book Reviews and Recommended Reading

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Excellence Through Equity - Alan M. Blankstein, Pedro Noguera with Lorena Kelly

Who's Afraid of the Big, Bad Dragon? - Dr. Yong Zhao

World Class Learners: Educating Creative and Entrepreneurial Students - Dr. Yong Zhao

I Am Malala - Malala Yousafzai

How Google Works - Eric Schmidt, Jonathan Roseberg

It's Your Ship: Management Techniques from the Best Damn Ship in the Navy - Michael Abrashoff

Good to Great and the Social Sector - Jim Collins

State of Fear - Michael Crichton

The Children in Room E4: American Education on Trial - Susan Eaton

White Paper on Personalized Learning

Failure Is An Option!

Einstein: His Life and Universe - Walter Isaacson

What School Boards Can Do: Reform Governance for Urban Schools - Donald R. McAdams

A Whole New Mind - Daniel Pink

Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community - Robert D. Putnam

Leading Leaders: How to Manage Smart, Talented, Rich and Powerful People - Jeswald W. Salacuse

The World is Flat 3.0: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century - Thomas L. Friedman

Working with Emotional Intelligence - Daniel Goleman

Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln - Doris Kearns Goodwin

The Freedom Writers Diary and Teach with Your Heart - Erin Gruwell

Iowa Lighthouse Study - Iowa Association of School Boards

Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America's Public Schools - Diane Ravitch

Steve Jobs: The Fascinating Leadership of Apple's Leader

Class Warfare: The Reformers' Case

"The Speed to Trust" in moving districts forward

Leaders of Their Own Learning: Transforming Schools Through Student-Engaged Assessment - Ron Berger

Disney Wars - James B. Stwart

Thurgood Marshall: American Revolutionary - Juan Williams

It's the Principal of the Thing! - Arthur E. Woznicki

Words that Work: It's Not What You Say, It's What People Hear - Frank Luntz

Saturday Morning Keynote Speaker's Book Review on Leadership

Inside School Turnarounds, Will Hartford's Reforms be Successful?

The Essential School Board Book: Better Governance in the Age of Accountability