Be inspired! Highlighting the triumphs of some of the best teachers, leaders, and Teach for America alumni, A Chance to Make History presents the impact that a dedicated, visionary teacher can have on an entire class of students. . . and beyond. Weaving together personal accounts with a portrait of the problems in America's educational system today-and what needs to be done to fix it-Wendy Kopp provides an urgent call to change the direction of our schools, and our children's future. 229 pages, softcover.