ISBN-10:
1612506348
ISBN-13:
9781612506340
Pub. Date:
12/13/2013
Publisher:
Harvard Education Press
Restoring Opportunity: The Crisis of Inequality and the Challenge for American Education

Restoring Opportunity: The Crisis of Inequality and the Challenge for American Education

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ISBN-13: 9781612506340
Publisher: Harvard Education Press
Publication date: 12/13/2013
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 200
Sales rank: 591,979
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author


Greg J. Duncan is a distinguished professor in the Department of Education at the University of California, Irvine. Richard J. Murnane is the Juliana W. and William Foss Thompson Professor of Education and Society at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Table of Contents


CONTENTS

1 A Fading Dream 1

2 DivergingDestinies 7

3 Family Income and School Success 23

4 Challenges in the Classroom 35

5 Promising Prekindergarten Programs 53

6 Elementary Schools That Work 71

7 High Schools That Improve Life Chances 85

8 Programs That Support Families 109

9 Restoring Opportunity 123

Notes 145
Acknowledgments 173
About the Authors 177
Index 179

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