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    • The Battle for Room 314

    • My Year of Hope and Despair in a New York City High School
    • By: Ed Boland
    • Narrated by: Ed Boland
    • Length: 7 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 63
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 56
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 59

    In a fit of idealism, Ed Boland left a 20-year career as a nonprofit executive to teach in a tough New York City public high school. But his hopes quickly collided headlong with the appalling reality of his students' lives and a hobbled education system unable to help them: Freddy runs a drug ring for his incarcerated brother; Nee-cole is homeschooled on the subway by her brilliant homeless mother; and Byron's Ivy League dream is dashed because he is undocumented.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Did you like the book? Yes But...

    • By Ms Madden on 03-06-16

    Regular price: $28.50