School Resegregation: Must the South Turn Back? / Edition 1

School Resegregation: Must the South Turn Back? / Edition 1

by John Charles Boger

ISBN-10: 0807856134

ISBN-13: 9780807856130

Pub. Date: 09/12/2005

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press

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School Resegregation: Must the South Turn Back?

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The University of North Carolina Press
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H. Eugene and Lillian Youngs Lehman Series
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6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.93(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction : the Southern dilemma : losing Brown, fearing Plessy1
Pt. 1The history of the federal judicial role : from Brown to Green to color-blind
1The segregation and resegregation of American public education : the courts' role29
Pt. 2The color of Southern schooling : contemporary trends
2Integrating neighborhoods, segregating schools : the retreat from school desegregation in the South, 1990-200051
3Classroom-level segregation and resegregation in North Carolina70
4The incomplete desegregation of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools and its consequences, 1971-200487
5School segregation in Texas at the beginning of the twenty-first century111
Pt. 3The adverse impacts of resegregation
6Does resegregation matter? : the impact of social composition on academic achievement in Southern high schools127
7Racial segregation in Georgia public schools, 1994-2001 : trends, causes, and impact on teacher quality148
8The impact of school segregation on residential housing patterns : Mobile, Alabama, and Charlotte, North Carolina164
Pt. 4The new pressures from standardized testing
9No accountability for diversity : standardized tests and the demise of racially mixed schools187
10High-stakes testing, nationally and in the south : disparate impact, opportunity to learn, and current legal protections212
Pt. 5The uncertain future
11The future of race-conscious policies in K-12 public schools : support from recent legal opinions and social science research239
12Moving beyond race : socioeconomic diversity as a race-neutral approach to desegregation in the Wake County schools261
13A new theory of integrated education : true integration281
Conclusion : Brown and the American South : fateful choices305

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