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Reforming Boston schools, 1930 to the present : overcoming corruption and racial segregation

Author: Joseph M Cronin
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, ©2011.
Series: Palgrave studies in urban education.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Boston's schools in 2006 won the Eli Broad Prize for the Most Improved Urban School System in America. But from the 1930s into the 1970s the city schools succumbed to scandals including the sale of jobs and racial segregation. This book describes the black voices before and after court decisions and the struggles of Boston teachers before and after collective bargaining. The contributions of universities,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cronin, Joseph M.
Reforming Boston schools, 1930 to the present.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, ©2011
(DLC) 2011017643
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph M Cronin
ISBN: 9780230340978 0230340970 9780230339378 0230339379 0230111459 9780230111455
OCLC Number: 769189681
Notes: Revised edition of: Reforming Boston schools, 1930-2006. 2008.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 285 pages).
Contents: Machine generated contents note: --
Exit, Voice, and Loyalty: Leave, Speak Up, or Stay --
Boston Schools: The Height of Loyalty and Ethnic Exits (1920-40) --
Boston Teachers Express Their Voices (1920-65) --
School Reform Postponed (1940-62) --
Black Voices for Equal Education, and the White Response (1960-74) --
The Court Orders Reforms (1974-89) --
Universities Speak Up --
The Organized Teacher Voice (1965-2000) --
Business Calls for Educational Improvements --
Future Choices, Disparate Voices.
Series Title: Palgrave studies in urban education.
Responsibility: Joseph Marr Cronin.

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