Dr. Haws Recommended Read for June 2016
Our Kids, The American Dream in Crisis by Robert Putnam
Jim Eastman, recently retired owner of Merchants Moving and Storage in Racine, former Park high school teacher and parent, recommended Our Kids, The American Dream in Crisis by Robert Putnam.
This book makes the case for just how dramatically and how quickly America's public schools are changing, how students are changing, and how we need to be much better at preparing today's students for tomorrow's economy and jobs. While not an optimistic profile of where we are, reading this book makes me so proud of our Academies of Racine planning and imminent launch.
Take some time to read about the real and compelling students of the 1950's and today who are coming through America's public schools with so many challenges and so many opportunities.