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ERIC Number: EJ519305
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0017-8055
The Politics of Culture: Understanding Local Political Resistance to Detracking in Racially Mixed Schools.
Wells, Amy Stuart; Serna, Irene
Harvard Educational Review, v66 n1 p93-118 Spr 1996
A 3-year study of 10 racially mixed schools implementing detracking shows how elite parents undermine the reforms by threatening flight, co-opting those educators who have power and authority, obtaining support of the "not-quite elite," and using bribes. (SK)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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