A School of Our Own: Parents, Power, and Community at the East Harlem Block / Edition 1

A School of Our Own: Parents, Power, and Community at the East Harlem Block / Edition 1

by Tom Roderick
     
 

ISBN-10: 0807741566

ISBN-13: 9780807741566

Pub. Date: 12/06/2001

Publisher: Teachers College Press

A School of Our Own shows how in 1965 a group of Puerto Rican "homemakers" created better schools for their children and built a community that enabled many adults to transform their lives. Including both educational and political struggles.

Overview

A School of Our Own shows how in 1965 a group of Puerto Rican "homemakers" created better schools for their children and built a community that enabled many adults to transform their lives. Including both educational and political struggles.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807741566
Publisher:
Teachers College Press
Publication date:
12/06/2001
Series:
Teaching for Social Justice Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Forewordviii
Acknowledgmentsix
Introduction1
1.Beginnings7
2.Our Children Have Their Own School25
3.Power to the Parents47
4.The Block Nurseries Under Day Care70
5.Battling the System, Part I98
6.Battling the System, Part II121
7.Political Setbacks, Personal Victories144
8.Lessons from the Block Schools159
References173
Index175
About the Author180

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