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James E Ryan
|Description:||ix, 384 p. ; 25 cm.|
|Contents:||Introduction: Freeman and Tee Jay --
pt. I. Past: school desegregation and middle America : Buying time ; Don't cross that line --
pt. II. Present: save the cities, spare the suburbs : Desegregating dollars ; Like a Russian novel: school finance litigation in state courts ; Limited choices ; The impact of choice and the role of courts ; Lowering the bar: the standards and testing movement --
pt. III. Future: demography is opportunity : In search of ties that bind --
Epilogue : Freeman and Tee-Jay revisited.
|Other Titles:||5 miles away, a world apart|
|Responsibility:||James E. Ryan.|
"Anyone looking to understand the 'lay of the land' in kindergarten-through-12th-grade education should look no further than James Ryan's outstanding 'Five Miles Away, A World Apart' . . . Mr. Ryan's
- Segregation in education -- Law and legislation -- United States.
- Education -- United States -- Regional disparities.
- Discrimination in education -- Law and legislation -- United States.
- Urban schools -- United States.
- Suburban schools -- United States.
- Public schools -- Virginia -- Richmond.
- Discrimination in education -- Law and legislation.
- Education -- Regional disparities.
- Public schools.
- Segregation in education -- Law and legislation.
- Suburban schools.
- Urban schools.
- United States.
- Virginia -- Richmond.