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Achievement Gap Book Recognized at 2012 NSPRA Awards

Rex Fortune and Phawnda Moore received national recognition for Fortune’s book, BRIDGING THE ACHIEVEMENT GAP: What Successful Educators and Parents Do, from the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA).

PRLog - Jul. 13, 2012 - ROSEVILLE, Calif. -- Sacramento, California — Rex Fortune, author and Phawnda Moore, editor/designer of
BRIDGING THE ACHIEVEMENT GAP: What Successful Educators and Parents Do received national recognition for Fortune’s book in the annual NSPRA competition. The 514 page color book was one of 701 entries and the only California winner in the special purpose publications category.

The National School Public Relations Association in Rockville, Maryland is recognized as the leader in school communications and has honored the nation’s best work for more than 50 years.

Fortune, chairman of the board of the Fortune School of Education, is a Sacramento researcher with more than 40 years of experience in education. He led a research team that included Rex Fortune III and Chanel Murphy to study 7 exemplary schools’ successful professional practices in leadership, teaching and parenting.

He is also the author of LEADERSHIP ON PURPOSE: Promising Practices for African American and Hispanic Students.

Both of Dr. Fortune's books, including the full-color version of his award-winning latest release, can be found at http://www.fortuneandassociates.com/books/. BRIDGING THE ACHIEVEMENT GAP: What Successful Educators and Parents Do is also available on Amazon in a black and white paperback version or as a Kindle edition.

Moore specializes in educational projects at Journalism Design, a state-certified small business since 2006. She has worked with 7 California authors to self-publish their books. She previously held communications positions at Placer County Office of Education and the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office. Moore was also recognized in the NSPRA 2009 awards. To contact Phawnda Moore, please visit her website at http://www.journalismdesign.net.

For more information about BRIDGING THE ACHIEVEMENT GAP: What Successful Educators and Parents Do and its companion DVD for parents, please visit www.fortuneandassociates.com.


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