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the knowledge gap book

The Knowledge Gap: The Hidden Cause of America's Broken Education System (and How to Fix It)
by Natalie Wexler

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Big Potential: How Transforming the Pursuit of Success Raises Our Achievement, Happiness, and Well-Being
by Shawn Achor

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Know Better, Do Better: Teaching the Foundations So Every Child Can Read
by David Liben & Meredith Liben

Will/May Read

thank you for being late

Thank you for Being Late: an Optimist's Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations
by Thomas Friedman

leader in me

The Leader In Me: How Schools Around the World Are Inspiring Greatness, One Child at a Time
by Stephen Covey

Must Reads

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Most Likely to Succeed

by Tony Wagner, Ted Dintersmith
Published August 18, 2015 by Scribner

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Team of Rivals
by Doris Kearns Goodwin
Published September 26, 2006 by Simon & Schuster (first published 2005)

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by Malcolm Gladwell
Published November 18, 2008 by Little, Brown and Company

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Start with Why
by Simon Sinek
Published October 29, 2009 by Portfolio Hardcover (first published 2009)

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The Advantage
by Patrick Lencioni
Published March 13, 2012 by Jossey-Bass (first published January 1st 2012)

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by Chip Heath, Dan Heath
Published February 16, 2010 by Crown Business (first published 2010)

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Good to Great
by Jim Collins
Published October 16, 2001 by HarperBusiness (first published January 1st 1975)

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Results That Last
by Quint Studer
Published October 1, 2007 by Wiley (first published October 19, 2006)

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What Got You Here Won’t Get You There
by Marshall Goldsmith, Mark Reiter

Published January 9, 2007 by Hyperion

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Cage-Busting Leadership
by Frederick M. Hess
Published February 12, 2013 by Harvard Education Press

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Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us
by Daniel H. Pink
Published December 29, 2009 by Riverhead Hardcover (first published 2008)
Leadership in turbulent times book

Leadership: In Turbulent Times
by Doris Kearns Goodwin