Hard Lessons at Chelsea High
For Air Nov. 21 1991 Dolby Stereo
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- Hard Lessons at Chelsea High
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Elsa Wasserman left her job at an elite Cambridge, MA, high school to take on the leadership of Chelsea High School, where she hopes to transform a deteriorating institution into a model urban school. This is the story of her first year as Chelsea's principal - a year that tests her ability to withstand and overcome anarchy (discipline problems and organizational confusion); internal and external politics (especially surrounding Boston University's takeover of the Chelsea school system); and a city-wide budget crisis that points to the apathy toward its children that plagues Massachusetts' poorest communities.
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- Chicago: “Hard Lessons at Chelsea High,” 10/07/1991, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed September 26, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AF86EB369D6745F28DD20909A7D8ED5E.
- MLA: “Hard Lessons at Chelsea High.” 10/07/1991. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. September 26, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AF86EB369D6745F28DD20909A7D8ED5E>.
- APA: Hard Lessons at Chelsea High. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AF86EB369D6745F28DD20909A7D8ED5E