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Contains the keyword Motivation in education--United States--Case studies

Chavous KP. Voices of determination : children that defy the odds. New Brunswick, N.J.: Transaction Publishers; 2012.
Olson K. Wounded by school : recapturing the joy in learning and standing up to old school culture. New York: Teachers College Press, Teachers College, Columbia University; 2009.

"This controversial new book says that the way we educate millions of American children alienates students from a fundamental pleasure in learning, and that pleasure in learning is essential to real engagement, creativity, intellectual entrepreneurship, and a well-lived life."

Ferlazzo L, Hammond LA. Building parent engagement in schools. Santa Barbara, Calif.: Linworth Pub.; 2009.