Solid sales track of HC edition: over 5,000 copies now sold
New foreword by a high-profile education advocate: Russlynn Ali served as the assistant secretary of civil rights at the DOE under Obama, was the founding director of The Education Trust-West, and currently runs XQ, a high school innovation project she co-founded with Laurene Powell Jobs.
Updated edition: Authors have updated the text to reflect new research on deeper learning, the latest data on relevant topics, and the current discussions around Common Core and other policy issues.
Author platform: Monica Martinez is a sought-after public speaker in the U.S. and abroad on the topics of education reform, high school innovation, and the future of learning. She maintains several professional affiliations that will support integrating the paperback into her activities and talks.
Strong sales category for The New Press: Sales of this book have seen a steady increase well after publication, as the book has found a growing audience. A number of New Press education titles perform better in paperback. Demand for this book has been largely fueled by the author’s speaking engagements at which she’s seeing a growing demand for a paperback edition.