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The Resource Five miles away, a world apart : one city, two schools, and the story of educational opportunity in modern America, James E. Ryan

Five miles away, a world apart : one city, two schools, and the story of educational opportunity in modern America, James E. Ryan

Label
Five miles away, a world apart : one city, two schools, and the story of educational opportunity in modern America
Title
Five miles away, a world apart
Title remainder
one city, two schools, and the story of educational opportunity in modern America
Statement of responsibility
James E. Ryan
Title variation
5 miles away, a world apart
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
How is it that, half a century after Brown v. Board of Education, educational opportunities remain so unequal for black and white students, not to mention poor and wealthy ones?--[source unknown]
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ryan, James E.
Index
index present
LC call number
KF4155
LC item number
.R93 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Segregation in education
  • Education
  • Discrimination in education
  • School integration
Label
Five miles away, a world apart : one city, two schools, and the story of educational opportunity in modern America, James E. Ryan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 347-369) and index
Contents
Introduction : Freeman and Tee-Jay -- Buying time -- Don't cross that line -- Desegregating dollars -- Like a Russian novel : school finance litigation in state courts -- Limited choices -- The impact of choice and the role of courts -- Lowering the bar : the standards and testing movement -- In search of ties that bind -- Epilogue : Freeman and Tee-Jay revisited
Control code
401165245
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
[xiii], 384 p.
Isbn
9780199745609
Isbn Type
(e-book)
Lccn
2009033219
System control number
(OCoLC)401165245
Label
Five miles away, a world apart : one city, two schools, and the story of educational opportunity in modern America, James E. Ryan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 347-369) and index
Contents
Introduction : Freeman and Tee-Jay -- Buying time -- Don't cross that line -- Desegregating dollars -- Like a Russian novel : school finance litigation in state courts -- Limited choices -- The impact of choice and the role of courts -- Lowering the bar : the standards and testing movement -- In search of ties that bind -- Epilogue : Freeman and Tee-Jay revisited
Control code
401165245
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
[xiii], 384 p.
Isbn
9780199745609
Isbn Type
(e-book)
Lccn
2009033219
System control number
(OCoLC)401165245

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