ERIC Number: ED425245
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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Changing Urban Education. Studies in Government and Public Policy.
Stone, Clarence N., Ed.
This collection explores the political context of efforts to change urban education. The contributors examine various issues in a variety of settings, and they show how hard it is to rearrange political relationships so that they will be conducive to school reform. The following essays are included: (1) "Introduction: Urban Education in Political Context" (Clarence N. Stone); (2) "Can We Desegregate Public Schools and Subsidized Housing? Lessons from the Sorry History of Yonkers, New York" (Jennifer Hochschild and Michael N. Danielson); (3) "Regionalism Forestalled: Metropolitan Fragmentation and Desegregation Planning in Greater New Haven, Connecticut" (Kathryn A. McDermott); (4) "Consensus Building and School Reform: The Role of the Courts in San Francisco" (Luis Ricardo Fraga, Bari Anhalt Erlichson, and Sandy Lee); (5) "The Challenge of School Reform in Baltimore: Race, Jobs, and Politics" (Marion Orr); (6) "Grassroots Action in East Brooklyn: A Community Organization Takes Up School Reform" (Timothy Ross); (7) "Strategy and Tactics in Subsystem Protection: The Politics of Education Reform in Montgomery County, Maryland" (Cheryl L. Jones and Connie Hill); (8) "Corporate Influence on Chicago School Reform" (Dorothy Shipps); (9) "School Politics in Houston: The Impact of Business Involvement" (Thomas Longoria, Jr.); (10) "Education and Regime Change in Charlotte" (Stephen Samuel Smith); (11) "Changing Urban Education: Defining the Issues" (Kathryn M. Doherty); (12) "Civic Capacity and Urban School Reform" (Clarence N. Stone); and (13) "Changing Urban Education: Lessons, Cautions, Prospects" (Michael N. Danielson and Jennifer Hochschild). Each chapter contains endnotes. (Contains 2 figures and 14 tables.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Context Effect, Educational Change, Educational Environment, Elementary Secondary Education, Political Influences, School Desegregation, School Restructuring, Tables (Data), Urban Areas, Urban Problems, Urban Schools
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