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Contents Introduction A Word About Usage 1. The Failure of Brown and the Degradation of Urban Schools Thwarting the Promise of Brown The Forces of Opposition to Brown The Flight from Cities Sustaining the Paradox: Politics, Markets and America's Schools Integration and the Military's Schools The Value of Exemplars 2. The Achievement Gap and the Culture of Schooling The Culture of Schooling The Dominant Culture of Schooling and Black Students Brothers and Keepers: How Schooling Failed an Aspiring Black Star Voices of the Self: Street Culture Versus School Culture The Culture of Schools and Black Achievement Synthesizing the Research to Reshape the Culture of Schooling 3. Inspection and Audit in Accountability The English Inspection System Inspection and Audit Audit Systems in American Accountability Some Problems of Audit Systems The Critical Role of District Capacity The Origins and Logic of No Child Left Behind The Key Limitations of No Child Left Behind The Ultimate Limitations of No Child Left Behind 4. The Limits of Choice Choice and Effective Education for Black Students Some Results of Choice Systems The Context of Choice in Urban Settings Choice and Exit, Voice and Loyalty The Choice Experiment in New York City's District 4 The Cause of District 4's Rise and Fall The Role of District Support Charter Schools and the Problem of Institutional Support 5. The District's Role in Systemic Reform Reform Efforts and Urban Districts The New American Schools Effort and Urban Districts Urban Districts as Drivers of Reform District 2's Reform Effort First Things First in Kansas City, Kansas District-Level Reform in Hamilton County, Tennessee Common Elements of District-Level Reform 6. Organizing for Effective Schools and Districts Education Organizing in Urban Settings What Education Organizing Can Accomplish The Context of Education Organizing Assessing the Results of Education Organizing Education Organizing Can Increase Neighborhood Social Capital Education Organizing Can Increase Accountability and Expand Capacity for Democratic Participation References Index About the Author
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Education, Urban -- United States.
Segregation in education -- United States.
Educational change -- United States -- Case studies.