Voters in our online poll picked Born to Rise: A Story of Children and Teachers Reaching Their Highest Potential as the top Education book of 2012. In the book, Deborah Kenny describes how she founded Harlem Village Academies.

How Children Succeed, by Paul Tough, came in second place, and A Republic of Noise, by Diana Senechal, came in third.

E.D. Hirsch reviewed How Children Succeed for Ed Next here. And Mike Petrilli interviewed Paul Tough for the Ed Next book club here.

Graham Down reviewed A Republic of Noise for the Ed Next blog here.

Scroll down to see the complete results of the poll.

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Last updated February 1, 2013