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Introducing School Choice into Multidistrict Public School System

Thomas J. Nechyba

in The Economics of School Choice

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226355337
eISBN:
9780226355344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226355344.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter discusses the factors to consider in introducing a school choice program in multidistrict public school systems. It highlights the importance of modeling the current school system ... More


Tragedies, Blunders, and Promises: Creating a Public School System

William E. Ellis

in A History of Education in Kentucky

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129778
eISBN:
9780813135724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129778.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Much has been written about the early exploration, settlement, and conquest of Kentucky. From the earliest days of settlement in “Kentucke”, there were children to be educated. Elementary, or ... More


Epilogue: Whither Education in Kentucky?

William E. Ellis

in A History of Education in Kentucky

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129778
eISBN:
9780813135724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129778.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the reforms brought about through the Kentucky Education Reform Act and the changes that occurred in higher education from the Patton years to the near present. Education in ... More


Beware Greeks Bearing Gifts 1902–1945

David Turner

in The Old Boys: The Decline and Rise of the Public School

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300189926
eISBN:
9780300213133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300189926.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter describes the British public school system from 1902 to 1945. Topics covered include the passage of the Education Act of 1902, which marked the beginning of a massive expansion of ... More


“Massive Resistance” in the Public Schools

Lisa Levenstein

in A Movement Without Marches: African American Women and the Politics of Poverty in Postwar Philadelphia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832721
eISBN:
9781469605883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889985_levenstein.8
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines how working-class African American women retained their deep faith in education as a tool of upward mobility in the face of the racist policies adopted by the Philadelphia ... More


Financing Educational Reform

Janet G. Hudson

in Entangled by White Supremacy: Reform in World War I-era South Carolina

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125022
eISBN:
9780813135182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125022.003.0012
Subject:
History, African-American History

As South Carolina's illiteracy rate was at 20 percent, the state was revealed to be as the second most illiterate in America. Also, it was important to note that three out of four adults in the state ... More


Los Angeles and New York City Schools

Julia Wrigley

in New York and Los Angeles: The Uncertain Future

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199778386
eISBN:
9780199332588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778386.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter discusses the public school systems of Los Angeles and New York. The huge public school systems of New York and Los Angeles rank first and second in the nation in size, with New York ... More


Embracing the Examination Incubus 1945–1979

David Turner

in The Old Boys: The Decline and Rise of the Public School

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300189926
eISBN:
9780300213133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300189926.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter describes the British public school system from 1945 to 1979. Topics covered include the 1944 Education Act, which made it compulsory for local councils to offer secondary education free ... More


A Golden Age At Last 1980–2014

David Turner

in The Old Boys: The Decline and Rise of the Public School

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300189926
eISBN:
9780300213133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300189926.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter describes the British public school system from 1980 to 2014. Topics covered include the first round of what would become known as “the facilities arms race” in the 1980s—a dash by ... More


The Pauline and the Pasty

David Turner

in The Old Boys: The Decline and Rise of the Public School

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300189926
eISBN:
9780300213133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300189926.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter considers the issue of whether public schools are a curse or a blessing for society. It argues that public schools in their present form do more good than harm. On the debit side, they ... More


Grunt Work: The Endless Business of Building a Great School System

David L. Kirp

in Improbable Scholars: The Rebirth of a Great American School System and a Strategy for America’s Schools

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199987498
eISBN:
9780199333356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199987498.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter considers some of the factors behind the continuously improving school system of Union City, New Jersey. Many districts are run like a loose confederacy, with each principal calling the ... More


Creating an Object

Gregory Starrett

in Putting Islam to Work: Education, Politics, and Religious Transformation in Egypt

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520209268
eISBN:
9780520919303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520209268.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter introduces Egyptian religious culture, focusing on one aspect of this culture, namely the use of a modern public-school system to teach children about Islam and introduce them to God's ... More


Epilogue

David Turner

in The Old Boys: The Decline and Rise of the Public School

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300189926
eISBN:
9780300213133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300189926.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter reviews the changes that have occurred since the public school movement began with William of Wykeham's foundation for seventy poor scholars at Winchester College. It notes a continuous ... More


Mother Teresa Meets Mayor Daley: Good Schools = Smart Politics

David L. Kirp

in Improbable Scholars: The Rebirth of a Great American School System and a Strategy for America’s Schools

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199987498
eISBN:
9780199333356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199987498.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Education

In Union City, school policy and city politics are tightly intertwined in the person of Mayor Brian Stack. Stack has been the city's unquestioned leader since 2000, winning reelection by wide ... More


Beautiful Natures, Overpriced Products and Self-Destruction

David Turner

in The Old Boys: The Decline and Rise of the Public School

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300189926
eISBN:
9780300213133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300189926.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter considers the risks faced by public schools. These include the rise in school fees, which are, in real terms, at their highest since the birth of the sector in the fourteenth century. ... More


Right Man, Wrong Job

Charles C. Bolton

in William F. Winter and the New Mississippi: A Biography

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037870
eISBN:
9781621039488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037870.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes Winter’s decision to return to practicing law in 1968; the worsening of racial divisions that dictated the tone of the 1967 gubernatorial campaign; Winter’s efforts to promote ... More


Brown's Battleground: Students, Segregationists, and the Struggle for Justice in Prince Edward County, Virginia

Jill Ogline Titus

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835074
eISBN:
9781469602455
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869369_titus
Subject:
History, African-American History

When the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its decision in Brown v. Board of Education in 1954, Prince Edward County, Virginia, home to one of the five cases combined by the Court under Brown, abolished ... More


Inclusion and Mexican Americanism: High School Acculturation and Ethnic Politics in Crystal City

Marc Simon Rodriguez

in The Tejano Diaspora: Mexican Americanism and Ethnic Politics in Texas and Wisconsin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834640
eISBN:
9781469603254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877661_rodriguez.7
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter describes how mainstream public school systems of the Southwest became increasingly open to Mexican American students. A variety of changes, including statewide public school reform and ... More


Schooling and Child Health in Antebellum New England

Rebecca R. Noel

in Children and Youth in a New Nation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757420
eISBN:
9780814759851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757420.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter explores new ways of contributing to the health of children through the public school systems in the new republic. From the 1820s through the 1850s, reformers in New England launched an ... More


Conclusion

Janet G. Hudson

in Entangled by White Supremacy: Reform in World War I-era South Carolina

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125022
eISBN:
9780813135182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125022.003.0014
Subject:
History, African-American History

Historical contingency is manifested in how the African Americans exhibited activism related to the events of the World War I-era. The activists were not certain about the capacity of white supremacy ... More


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