When the fences come down : twenty-first-century lessons from metropolitan school desegregation (eBook, 2016) [WorldCat.org]
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When the fences come down : twenty-first-century lessons from metropolitan school desegregation

Author: Genevieve Siegel-Hawley
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work explores what happens when communities focus squarely on overcoming the educational divide between city and suburb. Based on evidence from metropolitan school desegregation efforts between 1990 and 2010, Genevieve Siegel-Hawley uses quantitative methods and innovative mapping tools to underscore the damages wrought by school-district boundary lines and to raise awareness about communities that have sought  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Genevieve Siegel-Hawley
ISBN: 9781469627854 146962785X
OCLC Number: 1030354193
Description: Online Ressource (xii, 222 Seiten) : Illustrationen, Karten
Responsibility: Genevieve Siegel-Hawley.

Abstract:

This work explores what happens when communities focus squarely on overcoming the educational divide between city and suburb. Based on evidence from metropolitan school desegregation efforts between 1990 and 2010, Genevieve Siegel-Hawley uses quantitative methods and innovative mapping tools to underscore the damages wrought by school-district boundary lines and to raise awareness about communities that have sought to counteract them.

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