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In the crossfire : Marcus Foster and the troubled history of American school reform

Author: John Palmer Spencer
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2012] ©2012
Series: Politics and culture in modern America.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats

In the Crossfire brings a much-needed historical perspective to contemporary debates about educational inequality by tracing the life and work of Marcus Foster, an African American educator who  Read more...


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Named Person: Marcus A Foster; Marcus A Foster
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Palmer Spencer
ISBN: 9780812207668 0812207661 9780812244359 0812244354
OCLC Number: 995309282
Description: 1 recurso en línea (352 páginas).
Contents: IntroductionChapter 1. Schooling as Social Reform: Racial Uplift, Liberalism, and the Making of a Black EducatorChapter 2. Combating Cultural Deprivation: Urban Educators and the War on PovertyChapter 3. Victims, Not Hoodlums: Urban Schools and the Crisis of LiberalismChapter 4. Black Power, "People Power": Holding Schools Accountable for Black AchievementChapter 5. Beyond Community Control: Accountability and Achievement in the Oakland Public SchoolsEpilogue: Legacies of the 1960s in American School ReformNotesIndexAcknowledgments
Series Title: Politics and culture in modern America.
Responsibility: John P. Spencer.


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