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

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Politics and culture in modern America, University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, p.304 (2012)

Call Number:

Cubb LA2317 .F677 S64 2012

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/10160443

Keywords:

1923-1973, African American school principals--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia, African American school superintendents--California--Oakland, African Americans--Education, Educational change--United States, Foster, Marcus A, Urban schools--California--Oakland, Urban schools--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Abstract:

Contents: Schooling as social reform: racial uplift, liberalism, and the making of a black educator -- Combating cultural deprivation: urban educators and the war on poverty -- Victims, not hoodlums: urban schools and the crisis of liberalism -- Black power, "people power": holding schools accountable for black achievement -- Beyond community control: accountability and achievement in the Oakland public schools -- Epilogue: legacies of the 1960s in American school reform.

Publication Language:

eng