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Public engagement for public education : joining forces to revitalize democracy and equalize schools

Author: Marion Orr; John Rogers
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focuses attention on the problem of inequality in public engagement, considering how race, class, ethnicity, language, and immigration status shape opportunities for engagement -- from cover.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marion Orr; John Rogers
ISBN: 9780804763554 0804763550 9780804763561 0804763569
OCLC Number: 595739032
Description: 328 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Unequal schools, unequal voice : the need for public engagement for public education / Marion Orr and John Rogers --
A brief history of public engagement in American public education / Dennis Shirley --
The contemporary context of public engagement : the new political grid / Jeffrey R. Henig --
Public engagement and the coproduction of public education / Donn Worgs --
Democratic institutions, public engagement, and Latinos in American public schools / Luis Ricardo Fraga and Ann Frost --
Community organizing for education reform / Mark R. Warren --
Broad-based public engagement : alliances and social movements / Lauren Wells, Jean Anyon, and Jeannie Oakes --
Improving teacher quality through public engagement in Chicago / Sara McAlister, Kavitha Mediratta, and Seema Shah --
"A force to be reckoned with" the campaign for college access in Los Angeles / John Rogers and Ernest Morrell --
"Together we can" in Mobile : a coalition across lines of race and class / Brenda J. Turnbull --
The prospects for public engagement in a market-oriented public education system : a case study of Philadelphia, 2001-2007 / Elaine Simon, Eva Gold and Maia Cucchiara --
Public engagement for public education : reflections and prospects / Marion Orr and John Rogers.
Responsibility: edited by Marion Orr and John Rogers.

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