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The role of the Clarion-Ledger in the adoption of the 1982 Education Reform Act : winning the Pulitzer Prize

Author: Kathleen Woodruff Wickham
Publisher: Lewiston : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Examines the role of the Jackson, Mississippi Clarion-Ledger in the adoption of the 1982 Education Reform Act by the Mississippi State Legislature.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen Woodruff Wickham
ISBN: 9780773458727 0773458727
OCLC Number: 152559917
Description: xv, 393 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface; Foreword by Burnis Morris; Acknowledgements; Introduction; The Hederman Family Legacy; Rea Hederman Turns Away the Past; Charles Overby Sets a New Agenda; The Push for Reform; Analysis of Pulitzer Prize Entry; The Pulitzer Prize for Public Service; Conclusion; Appendix A: Chronology; Appendix B: Codebook; Appendix C: Miracle in Mississippi: The historic landmark education reforms as reported in the Clarion-Ledger, May 7, 1983 special report (reprinted with permission of the Clarion-Ledger); Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Kathleen Woodruff Wickham ; with a foreword by Burnis R. Morris.
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