Adequate Yearly Progress is a workplace novel that captures teaching with humor, insight, and heart. This perspective-hopping debut follows educators at an urban high school as their professional lives impact their personal lives and vice versa.
“Roxanna Elden is not only a smart and funny storyteller, but she’s the kind of writer who takes us inside her characters and makes us feel the struggles that animate the teaching mission. . . This is a comic novel, but Elden, like all great writers, uses humor to make us see the humanity of her people. A gem.”
“Adequate Yearly Progress is a brilliant portrayal of our public education institutions and the systemic issues that affect students and teachers alike. Roxanna Elden’s spot-on observations, penetrating humor, and deeply felt characters make for an immersive story that is as fun to read as it is enlightening.”
“. . . compelling characters and irresistible plot threads. . . To read Adequate Yearly Progress is to bathe in a world of humanity that won’t soon be forgotten.”
“Roxanna Elden is one of the most practical, engaging and entertaining writers on education issues around.”
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