Cross-X

Cross-X

In Cross-X, journalist Joe Miller follows the Kansas City Central High School's debate squad through the 2002 season that ends with a top-ten finish at the national championships in Atlanta.

By almost all measures, Central is just another failing inner-city school. Ninety-nine percent of the students are minorities. Only one in three graduate. Test scores are so low that Missouri bureaucrats have declared the school "academically deficient." But week after week, a… (more)

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 02, 2007)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Language: English


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