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Integrating schools in a changing society : new policies and legal options for a multiracial generation

Author: Erica Frankenberg; Elizabeth H Debray
Publisher: Chapel Hill, N.C. : The University of North Carolina Press, 2011.
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"In this comprehensive volume, a roster of leading scholars in educational policy and related fields offer eighteen essays seeking to illuminate new ways for American public education to counter persistent racial and socioeconomic inequality in our society. Drawing on extensive research, the contributors reinforce the key benefits of racially integrated schools, examine remaining options to pursue multiracial  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Erica Frankenberg; Elizabeth H Debray
ISBN: 9780807835128 0807835129
OCLC Number: 711043256
Description: x, 341 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction : looking into the future / Erica Frankenberg and Elizabeth Debray --
Pt. I. Where have we been and where are we now? --
Standing at a crossroads : the future of integrated public schooling in America / John Charles Roger --
School choice as a civil right : the political construction of a claim and its implications for school desegregation / Janelle Scott --
Integration after Parents Involved : what does research suggest about available options / Erica Frankenbert --
Advancing the integration agenda under the Obama administration and beyond / Chinh Q. Le --
Pt. II. The case for integration --
School racial and ethnic composition and young children's cognitive development : isolating family, neighborhood, and school influences / Douglas D. Ready and Megan R. Silander --
Southern graduates of school desegregation : a double consciousness of resegregation yet hope / Amy Stuart Wells, Jacqelyn Duran, and Terranda White --
Legally viable desegregation strategies : the case of Connecticut / Casey D. Cobb, Robert Bifulco, and Courtney Bell --
Regional coalitions and educational policy : lessons from the Nebraska Learning Community Agreement / Jennifer Jellison Holme, Sarah L. Diem, and Katherine Cumings Mansfield --
Pt. II. Student assignment policy choices and evidence --
Socioeconomic school integration : preliminary lessons from more than 80 districts / Richard D. Kahlenberg --
The effects of socioeconomic school integration policies on racial school desegregation / Sean F. Reardon and Lori Rhodes --
Is class working? : socioeconomic student assignment plans in Wake County, North Carolina, and Cambridge, Massachusetts / Genevieve Siegel-Hawley --
Using geography to further racial integration / Sheneka Williams and Erica Frankenberg --
Magnet schools, MSAP, and new opportunities to promote diversity / Claire Smrekar and Ellen Goldring --
Pt. IV. The pursuit of school-level equity --
Resource allocation post-Parents Involved / Eric A. Houck --
Improving teaching and learning in integrated schools / Willis D. Hawley and Jacqueline Jordan Irvine --
Latinos, language, and segregation : options for a more integrated future / Patricia Gándara --
Pt. V. Integrated means toward integrated ends : broadening social policies --
Federal legislation to promote metropolitan approaches to educational and housing opportunity / Elizabeth Debray and Erica Frankenberg --
Linking housing and school integration to growth management / Myron Orfield --
Conclusion : returning to first principles / Gary Orfield.
Responsibility: [edited by] Erica Frankenberg, Elizabeth Debray.

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"In this comprehensive volume, a roster of leading scholars in educational policy and related fields offer eighteen essays seeking to illuminate new ways for American public education to counter persistent racial and socioeconomic inequality in our society. Drawing on extensive research, the contributors reinforce the key benefits of racially integrated schools, examine remaining options to pursue multiracial integration, and discuss case examples that suggest how to build support for those efforts"--

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