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Troubling the waters : fulfilling the promise of quality public schooling for black children

Author: Jerome E Morris
Publisher: New York : Teachers College Press, ©2009.
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"Based on extensive fieldwork in schools and communities in St. Louis and Atlanta, Troubling the Waters captures the experiences of today's African American families like no other book. Reframing the debates around urban schooling, Jerome Morris offers an empirically based research foundation for a new approach to quality schooling for African Americans. It is essential reading for educators, scholars, and  Read more...
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Morris, Jerome E.
Troubling the waters
(DLC) 2009021894
(OCoLC)369302169
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jerome E Morris
ISBN: 9780807771693 0807771694
OCLC Number: 932479830
Description: 1 online resource (x, 201 pages)
Contents: pt. 1: Visions and the city. Troubling the waters: Brown and black folks' shifting visions of quality schooling --
Making central city schools and communities: the indelible influence of race --
pt. 2: Beyond central cities: in search of Brown's second promise. Whosoever will, can they come? Black families and choices in a magnet school --
Ambassadors or sacrificial lambs? Black families and students in a suburban, white school --
pt. 3: Quality schooling in the new black metropolis: possibilities and dilemmas. Out of Nazareth? Promise in central-city schools --
a man named Mr. Wooden: Generational wisdom and the care of black children --
Voices in the wilderness: Black educators on school reform --
Fulfilling the promise of quality schooling for black children.
Responsibility: Jerome E. Morris.

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Based on empirically based ethnographic and sociological research in schools and communities in St Louis (which operated the nation's largest voluntary desegregation plan) and Atlanta (a city that  Read more...

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