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ERIC Number: EJ1047321
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1478-2103
Adapted Excerpt from "Hope against Hope: Three Schools, One City, and America's Struggle to Educate Its Children"
Carr, Sarah
Policy Futures in Education, v12 n8 p992-1001 2014
In this amended excerpt from "Hope Against Hope", educational reform in post-Katrina New Orleans is considered from a journalistic perspective in presenting the story of Geraldlynn Stewart as she and her family navigate the new school system. In providing voices of lived experiences of Stewart as well as other individuals within this new system, the author seeks to complicate theory- and data-driven analyses of the city's controversial changes in schooling as well as stereotypes that exist about the predominantly low-income families attending the city's public schools.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education; Elementary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Louisiana
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