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Organizing for Educational Justice: The Campaign for Public School Reform in the South Bronx

Michael B. Fabricant

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669608
eISBN:
9781452946979
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669608.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Since the 1980s, strategies for improving public education in America have focused on either competition through voucher programs and charter schools or standardization as enacted into federal law ... More


Democracy, Community, and the Crisis of Public Education

Michael B. Fabricant

in Organizing for Educational Justice: The Campaign for Public School Reform in the South Bronx

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669608
eISBN:
9781452946979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669608.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter describes how parents and community groups have been building organizing initiatives to empower parents and advance specific community proposals for change. It identifies instances of ... More


The Collaborative to Improve School District 9

Michael B. Fabricant

in Organizing for Educational Justice: The Campaign for Public School Reform in the South Bronx

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669608
eISBN:
9781452946979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669608.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter discusses the origins of the CC9, which began as a small-time campaign to improve local schools in the South Bronx area in New York City. The organizers’ efforts would later snowball ... More


Studying Urban School Discipline: A Bronx Tale

Kathleen Nolan

in Police in the Hallways: Discipline in an Urban High School

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675524
eISBN:
9781452947532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675524.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This introductory chapter discusses the rise of police involvement within urban schools, especially within the “rough” schools that are generally attended by marginalized groups. The author has ... More


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