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By Paul Cummins

Confessions of a Headmaster

 

Confessions of a Headmaster

Paul Cummins

$12.28 Buy Now

In this entertaining and inspiring memoir, renowned educator Paul Cummins candidly shares his journey from privileged kid and ivory-tower scholar to hands-on progressive educator, working to achieve social justice through education for all youth: from children of celebrities to foster and incarcerated youth and those facing sometimes unimaginable circumstantial hurdles to education and accomplishment—proving time and again that all children can succeed, given appropriate support.


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About the Author

Paul Cummins is executive director of the New Visions Foundation, a nonprofit organization that seeks to catalyze change in American public education.

Cummins co-founded Crossroads School (Santa Monica, CA) in 1971, the Crossroads Community Foundation in 1991, New Roads School in 1995, and was a co-creator in launching Camino Nuevo Charter Academy.

Cummins holds degrees from Stanford (B.A.), Harvard (M.A.T.) and the University of Southern California (M.A., Ph.D.).

He taught English at Harvard School and the Oakwood School in California as well as at UCLA.

He is the author of several books, including "Two Americas, Two Educations: Funding Quality Schools for All Students" (Red Hen Press, 2006)and most recently "Confessions of a Headmaster" (Red Hen Press, 2015).

 

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