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Transforming the elite : black students and the desegregation of private schools

Author: Michelle A Purdy
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, 2019.
Series: North Carolina scholarship online.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
When traditionally white public schools in the South became sites of massive resistance in the wake of the Supreme Court's Brown v. Board of Education decision, numerous white students exited the public system altogether, with parents choosing homeschooling or private segregationist academies. But some historically white elite private schools or independent schools, the most prestigious of private schools, opted to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Named Person: William L Pressly
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michelle A Purdy
ISBN: 9781469643519 1469643510
OCLC Number: 1102725786
Notes: Previously issued in print: 2018.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white), map (black and white)
Contents: The inheritances of a new elite private school --
Contending with change and challenges --
The blurring of public and private --
The fearless firsts --
Courageous navigation.
Series Title: North Carolina scholarship online.
Responsibility: Michelle A. Purdy.

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When traditionally white public schools in the South became sites of massive resistance In the wake of Brown v. Board of Education, numerous white students exited the public system altogether. But  Read more...

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