7 edition of The Color of School Reform found in the catalog.
August 9, 1999
by Princeton University Press
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||301|
Obert Skye is the author of the Witherwood Reform School series and the author and illustrator of the Creature from My Closet series: Wonkenstein, Potterwookiee, Pinocula, and Katfish. He has also written the bestselling children's fantasy adventure series Leven Thumps and Pillage/5(2). " Contradictions of School Reform tackles head-on the issue of race - in particular, the myth that test-based reform is a way to institute higher standards for students of color The beauty of McNeil's book is that she combines a solid theoretical grounding with a close-up of what actually happened in Houston [Texas] schools.
Why big bets on educational reform haven’t fixed the US school system March 8, am EST Jack Schneider, College of the Holy Cross, David Menefee-Libey, Pomona College. 2. Education Reform in the United States. The history of efforts to reform education is likely almost as long as the history of schools and teaching, but the last few decades have been characterized by particularly active reform efforts in the United States (see, e.g., Tyack and Cuban, ).
The Color of School Reform After Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans fired its mostly black teacher corps. Now its charter schools are trying to convince black educators that Author: Alexandria Neason. Frederick Hess spoke about his book [Common Sense School Reform], published by Palgrave Macmillan. He discusses the current state of American education with two .
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"Written with passion for its subject but cool in its analysis, The Color of School Reform is a much-needed comparative urban study.
The authors demonstrate deep knowledge of their four cities, but rather than giving us simply a series of case studies, they organize their findings according to Cited by: The Color of School Reform: Race, Politics, and the Challenge of Urban Education Filled with insightful explanations together with recommendations for policy change, this book is an important component of the debate now being waged among researchers, education activists, and the community as a whole.
Advocates of systemic school reform. The Color of School Reform book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Why is it so difficult to design and implement fundamenta 4/5. These questions have provoked a great deal of theorizing, but this is the first book to explore the issues on the basis of extensive, solid evidence.
Here a group of political scientists examines education reform in Atlanta, Baltimore, Detroit, and Washington, D.C., where local governmental authority has passed from white to black by: "Works on school reform that centralize the race variable are rare.
Bringing together an unparalleled data set and a series of face-to-face interviews, The Color of School Reform generates new findings, rich insights, a powerful interpretation, and very wise policy recommendations.
It is an interesting and intriguing, if not captivating, piece. Read the full-text online edition of The Color of School Reform: Race, Politics, and the Challenge of Urban Education (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, The Color of School Reform: Race, Politics. Education Reform Books Showing of The Death and Life of the Great American School System: How Testing and Choice Are Undermining Education (Hardcover).
A new book edited by William J. Mathis and Tina M. Trujillo takes a look at, as they write in the post below, “what went wrong, what went right, and what we should do in the future.”. Color of School Reform:: Race, Politics, &_the Challenge of Urban Education Paperback – January 1, See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.
Price New from Used from Paperback, January 1, "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback $ 10 Used from $ 5 Manufacturer: Princeton UP, The Color of School Reform. by Henig, Jeffrey R.; Hula, Richard C Race can be crucial, however, in fostering the broad civic involvement perhaps most needed for school reform.
In each city examined, reform efforts often arise but collapse, partly because leaders are unable to craft effective political coalitions that would commit community 4/5(29).
Civic capacity, race, and education in black-led cities --Racial change and the politics of transition --The elusiveness of education reform --Race and the political economy of big-city schools --Parental and community participation in education reform --Black leaders, white businesses --The role of external actors --School reform as if.
Book review of The Color of School Reform: Race, Politics, and the Challenges of Urban Education, by Jeffrey R. Henig, Richard C. Hula, Marion Orr, and Desiree S.
PedescleauxCited by: 3. The book’s analysis should be extended to large urban school systems where white superintendents recently replaced African-Americans, such as San Diego, Philadelphia, Chicago, and New York.
The Color of School Reform paints a clear picture of typical school reform efforts. They generally involve casts of thousands in hearings and advisory groups. The novel focuses on two Black teenage boys at the fictional Nickel Academy, a segregated reform school in s Florida.
The friends have different reactions to the rampant battery and sexual abuse of students; Elwood Curtis tries to channel the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
and face the horrors with love, while Turner rejects Curtis. This article is based on Wolters’s book, The Long Crusade: Profiles in Education Reform, In the years since Brown of Education of Topeka (), there have been many well-intentioned but unsuccessful efforts to close America’s racial and ethnic gaps in academic achievement.
At the time of Brown, 75 percent to 85 percent of the nation’s Black students (and 75 percent of. Princeton University Press • • pages • $ Race, contend the authors of The Color of School Reform, is pivotal in efforts to reform public education in urban ant too is government’s ability to facilitate development of civic capacity—“the capacity to collectively set goals and effectively pursue them”—which is the heart and soul of this book.
Rethinking School Reform puts classrooms and teaching at the center of the debate over how to improve public schools. Drawing on some of the best writing from the quarterly journal Rethinking Schools, this new collection offers a primer on a broad range of pressing issues, including school vouchers and funding, multiculturalism, standards and testing, teacher unions, bilingual education, and.
Finally, current reformers display no knowledge of — or apparent interest in — the history of school reform, or, for that matter, the history of education in the United States. School reform has a long and colorful history in the United States, with many fierce debates about change taking place over the decades.
Issues have included such wide-ranging topics as funding, integration, and the merits of public versus private education for the millions of children in America's elementary and high school system. "Written with passion for its subject but cool in its analysis, The Color of School Reform is a much-needed comparative urban study.
The authors demonstrate deep knowledge of their four cities, but rather than giving us simply a series of case studies, they organize their findings according to. Buy Color of School Reform: Race, Politics, and the Challenge of Urban Education 99 edition () by Jeffrey Henig, Richard Hula, Marion Orr and Desiree Pedescleaux for up to 90% off at : Princeton University Press.My state of Connecticut, like many others across the country, has received much attention lately for its so-called school reform movement.
The movement targets primarily children of color in poor.His new book, Class Warfare, is a deeply reported work on the state of the school reform movement in the United States, written in dense bursts that give color to both policy and people: Author: Nick Summers.