All Together Now

Common Sense for a Fair Economy

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Author: Jared Bernstein

Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers

ISBN: 9781576759486

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 154

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As the new century unfolds, Americans face prodigious economic and social challenges, yet nothing unifies the various strategies and causes that attempt to meet these challenges. Economist Jared Bernstein believes that frames such as "the ownership society" stress an ever-shrinking role for government and an ever-increasing risk for individuals, clearly implying "You're on your own." Arguing that this shift toward extreme individualism needlessly reduces the country's economic security and the living standards of most families, he describes the political and economic forces that pushed the cou.

All Together Now

How to Engage Your Stakeholders in Reimagining School

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Author: Suzie Boss

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1506350143

Category: Education

Page: 224

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A framework for leading change Education is evolving rapidly. To sustain change, school communities need broad support for shifts in teaching and learning that promise better outcomes for learners. This requires collaborative inquiry and hard conversations involving everyone with a stake in student success. Designed to promote and provoke conversations inside and outside schools, All Together Now will inspire educators and fellow stakeholders to embark on the challenging work ahead. Readers will find a clear, four-part framework that will help them navigate the journey by understanding • Why they should build common understanding about change • How to move from vision to reality • The What-ifs of trouble shooting strategies • The power of The Future Story to move forward with optimism

All Together Now

Vision, Leadership, and Wellness

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Author: Gail Voisin

Publisher: Dundurn

ISBN: 1770707646

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 176

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Achieving outstanding personal and organizational success in our busy, chaotic world requires a leading-edge set of skills for 21st-century executives and leaders. All Together Now teaches executives and leaders to align the three key areas of Vision, Leadership, and Wellness to measure and sustain high performance levels.

All Together Now

A Collection of Amazing Card Tricks

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Author: Stuart Lee

Publisher: Trafford Publishing

ISBN: 1466919655

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 268

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A PRACTICAL HANDBOOK of card magic that brings together material from the same author's previous books on the subject augmented with additional information. It includes not only detailed descriptions of the tricks of three complete routines but also clear instructions on their performance. The effects can be produced without any sleights-of-hand and with a minimum of manipulation of the cards and all the handling required is fully explained.

All Together Now

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Author: Monica McInerney

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 0230752306

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

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A group of friends on an unconventional diet learn some important life lessons, a fashion-challenged grandmother weaves some magic in a dusty charity shop, a grieving young mother takes a healing journey and a shy woman from a family of high-achievers learns to follow her dreams. From one of Australia’s most loved authors comes All Together Now, a collection of Monica McInerney’s short fiction gathered between two covers for the first time. Including several of her earliest magazine short stories, contributions to recent anthologies, her popular novella Odd One Out, and two new stories, this is a book to inspire and delight fans of all ages. Family relationships, sibling rivalry, love lost and love found – these stories touch on the popular themes of Monica McInerney’s hugely successful novels, and are brimming with her trademark colour, warmth and humour.

All Together Now

Creating Middle-Class Schools through Public School Choice

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Author: Richard D. Kahlenberg

Publisher: Brookings Institution Press

ISBN: 9780815798606

Category: Education

Page: 400

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This provocative book asks a simple question: since we know that middle class schools tend to work best, why not give every child in America the opportunity to attend a public school in which the majority of students come from middle class households? Economically integrated schools, the author argues, will do far more to promote achievement and equal opportunity than vouchers, standards, class size reduction, or any of the other leading education proposals on the left and right that seek to make "separate but equal" schools work. Building on two recent education trends—the decline in racial desegregation as a legal tool and the movement toward greater public school choice—All Together Now provides a blueprint for creating schools that educate children from various backgrounds under one roof. Concurring with the concerns of voucher proponents about the unfairness of trapping poor kids in failing schools, the book provides a practical, viable, and legally sound plan for promoting economic and racial integration among public schools.

All Together Now

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Author: David Rowley

Publisher: Troubador Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1780884400

Category: Rock music

Page: 240

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All Together Now is the culmination of a 20 year quest by David Rowley to find out just what made the Beatles tick. It contains many dazzling revelations about the Beatles' music. David Rowley has unearthed new evidence on songs such as 'Yesterday', 'Strawberry Fields Forever', 'Eleanor Rigby', 'Here Comes The Sun' and many other tracks that will change our perceptions of the Fab Four forever. Listed alphabetically each song is explained from the perspective of how the lyrics were shaped - from external events, to the weather, the studio arguments during its creation, the borrowed chord progressions and how every bolder and more brilliant single release was inspired by John and Paul's anxiety at being outshone by each other. Also revealed are the tracks where Lennon/McCartney should be credited as McCartney/Lennon and where George Harrison and even Ringo Starr were denied a credit. All Together Now also looks at how the Beatles changed the lyrics to cover versions to suit their style and answers numerous other questions such as which track had more studio time spent on it than the first two Beatles' albums combined? What song has the longest chord progression and which two Beatles never recorded a note of music on their birthdays? All Together Now is an essential and entertaining read for all music fans

All Together Now

A Novel

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Author: Gill Hornby

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0316234737

Category: Fiction

Page: 336

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The small town of Bridgeford is in crisis. Downtown is deserted, businesses are closing, and the idea of civic pride seems old-fashioned to residents rushing through the streets to get somewhere else. Bridgeford seems to have lost its heart. But there is one thing that just might unite the community--music. The local choir, a group generally either ignored or mocked by most of Bridgeford's inhabitants, is preparing for an important contest, and to win it they need new members, and a whole new sound. Enlisting (some may say drafting) singers, who include a mother suffering from empty-nest syndrome, a middle-aged man who has just lost his job and his family, and a nineteen-year-old waitress who dreams of reality-TV stardom, the choir regulars must find--and make--harmony with neighbors they've been happy not to know for years. Can they all learn to work together, save the choir, and maybe even save their town in the process? All Together Now is a poignant and charming novel about community, family, falling in love--and the big rewards of making a small change.

All Together Now?

One Man's Walk in Search of His Father and a Lost England

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Author: Mike Carter

Publisher: Faber & Faber

ISBN: 1783351586

Category: Travel

Page: 352

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'This important, disturbing and frequently heartbreaking book should be read by every politician in Westminster.' Adrian Tempany, Observer 'In a few weeks' time, it would be thirty-five years to the day since those men and women had walked 340 miles to try to save their communities and their culture, and thirty-five years since I had turned down Pete's invitation to join them. I called work and booked some time off. Then I bought a one-way train ticket to Liverpool.' In 1981, Mike Carter's dad, Pete, organised the People's March for Jobs, which saw 300 people walk from Liverpool to London to protest as the Thatcher government's policies devastated industrial Britain and sent unemployment skyrocketing. Just before the 2016 EU referendum, Mike set off to walk the same route in a quest to better understand his dad and his country. As he walked, Mike found many echoes of the early eighties: a working class overlooked and ignored by Westminster politicans; communities hollowed out but fiercely resistant; anger and despair co-existing with hope and determination for change. And he also found that he and Pete shared more in common than he might have thought. All Together Now? maps the intricate, overlapping path of one man's journey and that of an entire country. It is a book about belonging, about whether to stay or go, and about the need to write new stories for our communities and ourselves.

All Together Now!

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Author: Nick Butterworth

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780006646266

Category: Children's stories

Page: 32

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It's time to go for a picnic, but where are all the toys hiding? Lifting the flap on each page reveals the friends, George, Whitey, Croc, Wilson and Millie, one-by-one, except for Hippo who keeps a surprise in store right until the very end.