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The Resource A match on dry grass : community organizing as a catalyst for school reform, Mark R. Warren, Karen L. Mapp, and The Community Organizing and School Reform Project

A match on dry grass : community organizing as a catalyst for school reform, Mark R. Warren, Karen L. Mapp, and The Community Organizing and School Reform Project

Label
A match on dry grass : community organizing as a catalyst for school reform
Title
A match on dry grass
Title remainder
community organizing as a catalyst for school reform
Statement of responsibility
Mark R. Warren, Karen L. Mapp, and The Community Organizing and School Reform Project
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Warren, Mark R.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
LB2822.82
LC item number
.W364 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Mapp, Karen L
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • School improvement programs
  • Educational change
  • Educational accountability
  • Community organization
  • Community power
  • Social action
Label
A match on dry grass : community organizing as a catalyst for school reform, Mark R. Warren, Karen L. Mapp, and The Community Organizing and School Reform Project
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 291-301) and index
Contents
Introduction : a new movement for equity and justice in education -- How community organizing works --"A match on dry grass" : organizing for great schools in San Jose -- "An appetite for change" : building relational cultures for educational reform and civic engagement in Los Angeles -- "Our strength is the power of our community" : political education and the continuation of the struggle in Denver -- "Weaving a tapestry that won't unravel" : the transformation of education in the Mississippi Delta -- "Acts of leadership" : building powerful forms of parent participation in Chicago -- "Cement between the bricks" : building schools and communities in New York City -- Building power and relationships to transform communities and schools -- Conclusion : lessons for school reform and democracy building -- Appendix : a collaborative research process
Control code
700729515
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 316 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780199793587
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010054553
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)700729515
Label
A match on dry grass : community organizing as a catalyst for school reform, Mark R. Warren, Karen L. Mapp, and The Community Organizing and School Reform Project
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 291-301) and index
Contents
Introduction : a new movement for equity and justice in education -- How community organizing works --"A match on dry grass" : organizing for great schools in San Jose -- "An appetite for change" : building relational cultures for educational reform and civic engagement in Los Angeles -- "Our strength is the power of our community" : political education and the continuation of the struggle in Denver -- "Weaving a tapestry that won't unravel" : the transformation of education in the Mississippi Delta -- "Acts of leadership" : building powerful forms of parent participation in Chicago -- "Cement between the bricks" : building schools and communities in New York City -- Building power and relationships to transform communities and schools -- Conclusion : lessons for school reform and democracy building -- Appendix : a collaborative research process
Control code
700729515
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 316 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780199793587
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010054553
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)700729515

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