The Perception Challenge

Cook, Glenn
December 2003
American School Board Journal;Dec2003, Vol. 190 Issue 12, p53
Discusses the reasons behind the negative perception of the public about urban schools. Changes in urban schools; Negative perception against urban schools; Factors that influence the perception; Ways to change the perception.


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