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|Named Person:||Marcus A Foster|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
John Palmer Spencer
|Description:||304 p. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Schooling as social reform: racial uplift, liberalism, and the making of a black educator --
Combating cultural deprivation: urban educators and the war on poverty --
Victims, not hoodlums: urban schools and the crisis of liberalism --
Black power, "people power": holding schools accountable for black achievement --
Beyond community control: accountability and achievement in the Oakland public schools --
Epilogue: legacies of the 1960s in American school reform.
|Series Title:||Politics and culture in modern America.|
|Responsibility:||John P. Spencer.|
"A fascinating look into one of education's more successful but less prominent figures."-Library Journal "Can education improve life chances for the least fortunate among us? Or do school reformers
- Foster, Marcus A., -- 1923-1973.
- African Americans -- Education.
- Educational change -- United States.
- African American school principals -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
- African American school superintendents -- California -- Oakland.
- Urban schools -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
- Urban schools -- California -- Oakland.