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Introduction: District Progressives and the Progressive School District

David A. Gamson

in The Importance of Being Urban: Designing the Progressive School District, 1890-1940

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226634548
eISBN:
9780226634685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226634685.003.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

The book’s opening chapter introduces key concepts that rest at the core of The Importance of Being Urban and identifies the years between 1913 and 1928 as crucial to the forging of district ... More


Outsiders Reshape the Educational Landscape

Carolyn T. Adams

in From the Outside In: Suburban Elites, Third-Sector Organizations, and the Reshaping of Philadelphia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451621
eISBN:
9780801471858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451621.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines how actors outside Philadelphia have reshaped the city's educational landscape by changing the school governance structure, fostering school choice, and shifting responsibility ... More


School Choice as a Civil Right: The Political Construction of a Claim and Its Implications for School Desegregation

Janelle Scott

in Integrating Schools in a Changing Society: New Policies and Legal Options for a Multiracial Generation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835128
eISBN:
9781469602585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869208_frankenberg.6
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter discusses school choice as a civil rights issue. Drawing from historical, political, and sociological literatures and legal documents, the chapter discusses the factors that construct ... More


Magnet Schools, MSAP, and New Opportunities to Promote Diversity

Claire Smrekar and Ellen Goldring

in Integrating Schools in a Changing Society: New Policies and Legal Options for a Multiracial Generation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835128
eISBN:
9781469602585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869208_frankenberg.17
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter describes the use of magnet schools to promote integration and suggests how federal policy, including the Magnet Schools Assistance Program (MSAP), could support these efforts. It ... More


Single-Sex Education, Pros and Cons

Caryl Rivers and Rosalind C. Barnett

in The Truth About Girls and Boys: Challenging Toxic Stereotypes About Our Children

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231151634
eISBN:
9780231525305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151634.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter discusses how single-sex education is being deemed as a solution to the high attrition rates in U.S. public schools. Black and Hispanic students perform worse than whites; and students ... More


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