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Chicago School Reform: Harold Washington and a New Era of Decentralization

Elizabeth Todd-Breland

in Political Education: Black Politics and Education Reform in Chicago since the 1960s

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469646589
eISBN:
9781469647173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646589.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter analyzes the racial politics of Mayor Harold Washington’s election, his education summit, and the supporters and critics of the 1988 Chicago School Reform Act. Harold Washington’s ... More


The Inheritances of a New Elite Private School

Michelle A. Purdy

in Transforming the Elite: Black Students and the Desegregation of Private Schools

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643496
eISBN:
9781469643519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643496.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter chronicles how early decisions by Dr. William Pressly, founding president of Westminster, and other private school leaders began to blur the boundaries between public and private. ... More


Quality Assessment in Higher Education through Accreditation

Paul D. Nelson, Cynthia D. Belar, Catherine L. Grus, and Susan Zlotlow

in Global Promise: Quality Assurance and Accountability in Professional Psychology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195306088
eISBN:
9780199847471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306088.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

There has been centuries of ongoing debate derived from potential conflicts between clinical and scientific graduate values, of external standards and need for independence among graduate ... More


Reform Proponents: Contrasting Effects of Educational Decentralization and Community Participation

Manisha Priyam

in Contested Politics of Educational Reform in India: Aligning Opportunities with Interests

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198098874
eISBN:
9780199085217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198098874.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The literature on education reforms suggests that bolstering the demand side can provide an effective counter to the collective power of organized actors. Community participation and school ... More


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