ERIC Number: ED034831
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
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The Politics of Urban Education.
Gittell, Marilyn, Ed.; Hevesi, Alan G., Ed.
This book is a compilation of readings on the politics of urban education. Topics covered are community power structure, community control, school segregation, decision making in school desegregation, obstacles to desegregation in New York City and leaders in public education. Professionalism and bureaucracy versus community control, critiques of elitest theories of democracy, educational systems in Boston, Chicago, Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, and school governance and reform (the Bundy Plan, and critiques of Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. systems) are also discussed. Finally, the New York Civil Liberties Union report on the Ocean Hill-Brownsville controversy is critically examined. (KG)
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Black Power, Community Role, Decentralization, Decision Making, Educational Change, Educational Facilities Improvement, Minority Groups, Political Power, Professional Personnel, School Community Relationship, Social Change, Urban Schools
Frederick A. Praeger, New York, New York ($3.50)
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Identifiers: Bundy Report; California (Ocean Hill Brownville); District of Columbia; New York; Pennsylvania (Philadelphia); Pittsburg