Teen Reflections on Education

by Dr. Emma Banks


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Softcover
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Hardcover
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Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 4/16/2010

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 318
ISBN : 9781450067072
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 318
ISBN : 9781450067089
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 318
ISBN : 9781450067096

About the Book

This book is a collection of essays on education written by a culturally diverse group of high school students who reflect on the importance of education and what it means to each of them. The inspirational experiences of their family members and friends who struggled for an education are heartfelt. Their opinions on U.S. education as compared to education in other countries are enlightening, and their suggestions for educational improvements in schools and in the classroom are eye-openers. Overall, you will be surprised to read where their hopes for future career paths will lead them, and how they plan to live in an educated society.


About the Author

Dr. Emma Banks was the only child of Jennie Miller and born in the small town in Monticello, Florida. She began her education at Delaware State where she received her Bachelors Degree in Distributive Education, her master’s degree in Administration and her doctorate in Organizational Leadership. She began working for the State Department of Education in Florida in 1978 then she moved to West Palm Beach and began working at an adult vocational school in 1987 as an Assistant Principal. In 2004, the adult vocational school became a charter high school and Dr. Banks became Principal of the 700-student facility.