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Educating Milwaukee : how one city's history of segregation and struggle shaped its schools

Author: James K Nelsen
Publisher: Madison, WI : Wisconsin Historical Society Press, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Educating Milwaukee is both an example of school "choice" successes and a cautionary tale that traces how the modern school choice movement and its competing visions have played out over the decades in one city s ever-evolving school choice system, a system that now consists of charter schools, open enrollment, state-funded vouchers, neighborhood schools, and mixed results.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Nelsen, James K., 1975-
Educating Milwaukee.
Madison, WI : Wisconsin Historical Society Press, [2015]
(DLC) 2015017732
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James K Nelsen
ISBN: 9780870207204 0870207202
OCLC Number: 908286997
Description: 287 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: James K. Nelsen.

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Educating Milwaukee is both an example of school "choice" successes and a cautionary tale that traces how the modern school choice movement and its competing visions have played out over the decades in one city s ever-evolving school choice system, a system that now consists of charter schools, open enrollment, state-funded vouchers, neighborhood schools, and mixed results.

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Segregation and School Choice

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Most schools, urban school in particular, face integration, school selections, and student achievement challenges. A social studies teacher,...
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