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Michael J. Petrilli is an award-winning writer and president of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, one of the country's leading education-policy think tanks.
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Learning in the Fast Lane
The Past, Present, and Future of Advanced Placement
Jr. Chester E. Finn - Sep 17, 2019
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The first book to tell the story of the Advanced Placement program, the gold standard for academic rigor in American high schoolsThe Advanced Placement program stands as the foremost source of college-level academics for millions of high school students in the United States and beyond. More than 22,000 schools now participate in it, across nearly f...
Michael Petrilli
Sep 05, 2019
"Chester E. 'Checker' Finn Jr., the nation’s most talented writer on U.S. education policy, has just produced the most comprehensive book ever on Advanced Placement, the most powerful educational tool in the country." - Jay Mathews @rickhess99     source
Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons
Siegfried Engelmann - Jun 15, 1986 (first published in 1983)
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With more than half a million copies in print, Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons is the definitive guide to giving your child the reading skills needed now for a better chance at tomorrow, while bringing you and your child closer together.Is your child halfway through first grade and still unable to read? Is your preschooler bored with c...
Michael Petrilli
May 15, 2019
@EricaLG @jwalnuth @Dale_Chu @greg_ashman @ehanford I agree, that's a great book. 101?     source