The call to arms to "leave no child behind" in America has become popularly associated with the Bush administration's education plan—a plan that actually diverges greatly from the ideals of the Children's Defense Fund, which originated the concept. In this bold and engaging book, Yale child psychiatry professor James Comer reclaims this now-famous exhortation as a tool for positive and substantive change.
"The definitive account of a remarkable—and remarkably successful—long-term program for educating all young persons. James Comer is one of the sanest and wisest educators of our time."—Howard Gardner