Ghetto Schooling: A Political Economy of Urban Educational Reform / Edition 1

Ghetto Schooling: A Political Economy of Urban Educational Reform / Edition 1

by Jean Anyon
     
 

Jean Anyon argues that without fundamental change in government and business policies and the redirection of major resources back into the schools and the communities they serve, urban schools are consigned to failure, and no effort at raising standards, improving teaching, or boosting achievement can occur. See more details below

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Jean Anyon argues that without fundamental change in government and business policies and the redirection of major resources back into the schools and the communities they serve, urban schools are consigned to failure, and no effort at raising standards, improving teaching, or boosting achievement can occur.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807736623
Publisher:
Teachers College Press
Publication date:
11/01/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
878,475
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
1Cities, Urban Schools, and Current Visions of Educational Reform3
2Social Class, Race, and Educational Reform at Marcy School14
3Industrial Strength, Educational Reform, and the Immigrant Poor: 1860-192941
4Beginning of the Decline: The 1930s57
5Pauperization of the City and Its Schools: 1945-196075
6Organized Crime and Municipal and Educational Chaos: The 1960s99
7Class, Race, Taxes, and State Educational Reform: 1970-1997129
8Revisiting Marcy School: Lessons from History and a New Vision of Reform151
References187
Index205
About the Author217

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