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The Allure of OrderHigh Hopes, Dashed Expectations, and the Troubled Quest to Remake American Schooling

The Allure of Order: High Hopes, Dashed Expectations, and the Troubled Quest to Remake American Schooling

Jal Mehta

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199942060
eISBN:
9780197563281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199942060.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Schools Studies

Ted Kennedy and George W. Bush agreed on little, but united behind the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB). Passed in late 2001, it was hailed as a dramatic new departure in school ... More

Community Schools in ActionLessons from a Decade of Practice

Community Schools in Action: Lessons from a Decade of Practice

Joy G. Dryfoos, Jane Quinn, and Carol Barkin (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195169591
eISBN:
9780197562178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195169591.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Schools Studies

A community school differs from other public schools in important ways: it is generally open most of the time, governed by a partnership between the school system and a community ... More

Forced JusticeSchool Desegregation and the Law

Forced Justice: School Desegregation and the Law

David J. Armor

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195090123
eISBN:
9780197560624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195090123.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Schools Studies

School desegregation and "forced" busing first brought people to the barricades during the 1960s and 1970s, and the idea continues to spark controversy today whenever it is ... More

Schooling AmericaHow the Public Schools Meet the Nation's Changing Needs

Schooling America: How the Public Schools Meet the Nation's Changing Needs

Patricia Albjerg Graham

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195172225
eISBN:
9780197562482
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195172225.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Schools Studies

In this informative volume, Patricia Graham, one of America's most esteemed historians of education, offers a vibrant history of American education in the last century. Drawing on ... More

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