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Science  03 Dec 2004:
Vol. 306, Issue 5702, pp. 1685
DOI: 10.1126/science.1106680

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School of Dreams Making the Grade at a Top American High School. by Edward Humes. Harcourt, New York, 2004. 400 pp. $25. ISBN 0-15-100703-9. Paper, $14. ISBN 0-15-603007-1.

The tensions between parental expectations and students' goals and between teaching test-taking and fostering learning provide focal points of an embedded journalist's chronicle of a year in an academically rigorous public high school.

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