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Resource ID: #23823
Subject: Education
Source: Simon & Schuster
Date: 08/21/2007



This book follows the lives of several students and teachers at Stuyvesant High School, including a 17-year-old heroin addict, a 10-year-old prodigy and a depressed teacher. The school is public but has a rigorous entrance exam that only 3 percent pass. The book addresses racial themes, explores the concept of elitism in education, and examines the education system in the United States.

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