David Banks presents a plan for teaching the country's most educationally endangered group--boys. He has advised Hillary Clinton and Cory Booker on scholastic issues because he knows a few things about at-risk boys.
In his new book "Soar," this "respected educator shares the experiences of individual kids from the Eagle Academy as well as his own personal story to help others get similar results. The result? The Eagle Academy for Young Men--the first all-boys public high school in New York City in more than thirty years--has flourished and has been successfully replicated in other boroughs and other states.