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All together now : creating middle-class schools through public school choice

Author: Richard D Kahlenberg
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2001.
Series: Century Foundation Bks.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Annotation "In All Together Now, Richard D. Kahlenberg offers a provocative idea for improving public education: give every American child the right to attend a school in which the majority of students come from middle-class homes." "Kahlenberg combines Mann's nineteenth-century concept of the common school - which calls for educating disadvantaged and advantaged children under one roof - with the current enthusiasm  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Kahlenberg, Richard D.
All together now.
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2001
(DLC) 00010567
(OCoLC)44634244
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard D Kahlenberg
ISBN: 0815798601 9780815798606 9780815748106 0815748108
OCLC Number: 53833648
Notes: "A Century Foundation book."
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 379 pages).
Contents: American schools today: falling short of our goals --
The case for economic school desegregation --
The significance of the socioeconomic makeup of schools --
The difficulty with alternatives to socioeconomic integration --
How socioeconomic integration can be achieved in practice --
Political and legal strategies --
Rebutting the case against socioeconomic integration --
Practical experience with socioeconomic integration.
Series Title: Century Foundation Bks.
Responsibility: Richard D. Kahlenberg.

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