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Beyond the Classroom

Laurence Steinberg


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Drawing on a nationwide survey encompassing all ethnic and socioeconomic groups, Beyond the Classroom identifies the real nature of the education crisis in America.

Laurence Steinberg shares a study of American education as he argues that parents and peers are critical in the success of schools, offering specific ideas on how to improve the nation’s education system.

Simon & Schuster, 9780684835754, 224pp.

Publication Date: October 17, 1997

About the Author

Laurence Steinberg, Ph.D., is the Distinguished University Professor and Laura H. Carnell Professor of Psychology at Temple University. He is the author or coauthor of several books and his work has also appeared in many publications, including The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. He lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.