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In the front door : creating a college-going culture of learning

Author: Hugh Mehan; Gordon C Chang; Makeba Jones; Season S Mussey
Publisher: Boulder, CO : Paradigm Publishers, ©2012.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2012017941
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hugh Mehan; Gordon C Chang; Makeba Jones; Season S Mussey
ISBN: 1612052215 9781612052212
OCLC Number: 826855653
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 187 pages)
Contents: Introduction --
The context of the study --
Pushing back against the power preserving tendencies of bureaucracies --
Trying to bend the bars of the iron cage: the possibilities and limitations of charter schools as models for successful school reform --
Changes in students aspirations and conduct: the role of institutional arrangements --
Conclusions: contributions to a theory of educational inequality, social policy, and educational equality --
Appendix 1: Theoretical orientation --
Appendix 2: Contributions to a theory of social policy.
Responsibility: Hugh Mehan ; with Gordon C. Chang, Makeba Jones, and Season S. Mussey.

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"In The Front Door" is a must read. Few American scholars have done as much as Bud Mehan, the lead author, to build real schools that work for low-income children. This book tells the story of how he Read more...

 
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