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The Allure of OrderHigh Hopes, Dashed Expectations, and the Troubled Quest to Remake American Schooling

The Allure of Order: High Hopes, Dashed Expectations, and the Troubled Quest to Remake American Schooling

Jal Mehta

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199942060
eISBN:
9780197563281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199942060.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Schools Studies

Ted Kennedy and George W. Bush agreed on little, but united behind the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB). Passed in late 2001, it was hailed as a dramatic new departure in school reform. It would ... More

Community Schools in ActionLessons from a Decade of Practice

Community Schools in Action: Lessons from a Decade of Practice

Joy G. Dryfoos, Jane Quinn, and Carol Barkin (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195169591
eISBN:
9780197562178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195169591.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Schools Studies

A community school differs from other public schools in important ways: it is generally open most of the time, governed by a partnership between the school system and a community agency, and offers ... More

Forced JusticeSchool Desegregation and the Law

Forced Justice: School Desegregation and the Law

David J. Armor

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195090123
eISBN:
9780197560624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195090123.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Schools Studies

School desegregation and "forced" busing first brought people to the barricades during the 1960s and 1970s, and the idea continues to spark controversy today whenever it is proposed. A quiet rage ... More

Schooling AmericaHow the Public Schools Meet the Nation’s Changing Needs

Schooling America: How the Public Schools Meet the Nation’s Changing Needs

Patricia Albjerg Graham

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195172225
eISBN:
9780197562482
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195172225.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Schools Studies

In this informative volume, Patricia Graham, one of America's most esteemed historians of education, offers a vibrant history of American education in the last century. Drawing on a wide array of ... More

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