At a time when the need for intelligent school reform is urgent, when parents, educators, and policymakers wonder where to turn next. Ted Sizer offers a wise and eloquent assessment of what works - and what doesn't - in our schools. Abundant with graceful insights and with the candid stories of dedicated teachers, parents, and students. Horace's Hope will rekindle the spirit of all who hold an interest in our children's future. It is sure to become a classic in field.