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In the crossfire : Marcus Foster and the troubled history of American school reform

Autore: John Palmer Spencer
Editore: Philadelphia, Penn. : University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012. ©2012
Serie: Politics and culture in modern America.
Edizione/Formato:   Libro : Biography : English : 1st edVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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As a teacher, principal, and superintendent-- first in his native Philadelphia and eventually in Oakland, California-- Foster made success stories of urban schools and children whom others had dismissed as hopeless, only to be assassinated in 1973 by the previously unknown Symbionese Liberation Army in a bizarre protest against an allegedly racist school system. Foster's story encapsulates larger social changes in  Per saperne di più…
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Persona incaricata: Marcus A Foster
Tipo materiale: Biography
Tipo documento: Book
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: John Palmer Spencer
ISBN: 9780812244359 0812244354
Numero OCLC: 775271590
Descrizione: 304 pages ; 24 cm.
Contenuti: 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.
Titolo della serie: Politics and culture in modern America.
Responsabilità: John P. Spencer.

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In the Crossfire brings a much-needed historical perspective to contemporary debates about educational inequality by tracing the life and work of Marcus Foster, an African American educator who  Per saperne di più…

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