Standing and Delivering
What the Movie Didn't Tell
In this book, Dr. Gradillas shares both his upbeat philosophy of education and the practical school management techniques that helped translate that philosophy into success for thousands of students over three decades. The book focuses on three areas that are key to the operation of an effective school: School climate, instruction, and curriculum. It includes many references to the Garfield High School experience, as well as to other schools where Gradillas was at the helm.