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The Resource The African American struggle for secondary schooling, 1940-1980 : closing the graduation gap, John L. Rury, Shirley A. Hill

The African American struggle for secondary schooling, 1940-1980 : closing the graduation gap, John L. Rury, Shirley A. Hill

Label
The African American struggle for secondary schooling, 1940-1980 : closing the graduation gap
Title
The African American struggle for secondary schooling, 1940-1980
Title remainder
closing the graduation gap
Statement of responsibility
John L. Rury, Shirley A. Hill
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rury, John L.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
LC2717
LC item number
.R87 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Hill, Shirley A.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Academic achievement
  • Segregation in education
  • School integration
Label
The African American struggle for secondary schooling, 1940-1980 : closing the graduation gap, John L. Rury, Shirley A. Hill
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 208-250) and indexes
Contents
  • Introduction : Racial convergence in secondary school attainment -- Setting attainment in context -- Improving black secondary education -- Moving to opportunity, and to crisis -- Building toward the future -- Plan of the book -- Expanding access. The south in the 1940s. Stark inequity : the rural countryside -- A shaky foundation : elementary education -- Making the best of hard times -- City schools -- Accreditation struggles -- Struggling against a legacy of inequity -- Sea change : "equalization" and secondary schooling. Race, education, and regional development -- Mounting restiveness -- Shifting social and political conditions -- A new day for high schools -- Rising levels of attainment -- A grassroots movement -- The good black high school -- White resistance and black skepticism : the limits of reform -- Building a foundation for the future -- Inequity, discrimination, and growth outside the south, 1940-1960. Blacks and secondary school attainment in 1940 -- Going to high school in the north and west, 1940 -- Racial conflict in high schools -- In search of tolerance -- Segregated secondary schooling, north and west -- Parsing the academic layer cake -- Black secondary school attainment in 1960 -- Growing attainment and persistent inequality
  • Fighting for equality. Black youth and the urban crisis. A changing urban scene -- Discovery of the "dropout" -- Continuing progress in attainment -- Learning under difficult circumstances -- Serving the "disadvantaged" -- An era of conflict and protest -- Coming of age in the 1960s and 1970s -- Battling segregation. Integration in the 1940s and 1950s -- Changing high schools in Kansas City -- Desegregation and protest across the north -- Pyrrhic victory in the south -- Integration and student conflict -- Inequity within the schools -- Trial by fire -- Conclusion. The African American high school experience in perspective. The high school in the history of Black education -- High schools and social status -- Dilemmas of integration -- A legacy of protest -- The elusive goal of equality -- The imperative of educational change -- Appendixes. A. Oral history interviews and other sources of information -- B. Logistic regression analysis of secondary school attainment
Control code
741751211
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 261 p.
Isbn
9780807752777
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011027417
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)741751211
Label
The African American struggle for secondary schooling, 1940-1980 : closing the graduation gap, John L. Rury, Shirley A. Hill
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 208-250) and indexes
Contents
  • Introduction : Racial convergence in secondary school attainment -- Setting attainment in context -- Improving black secondary education -- Moving to opportunity, and to crisis -- Building toward the future -- Plan of the book -- Expanding access. The south in the 1940s. Stark inequity : the rural countryside -- A shaky foundation : elementary education -- Making the best of hard times -- City schools -- Accreditation struggles -- Struggling against a legacy of inequity -- Sea change : "equalization" and secondary schooling. Race, education, and regional development -- Mounting restiveness -- Shifting social and political conditions -- A new day for high schools -- Rising levels of attainment -- A grassroots movement -- The good black high school -- White resistance and black skepticism : the limits of reform -- Building a foundation for the future -- Inequity, discrimination, and growth outside the south, 1940-1960. Blacks and secondary school attainment in 1940 -- Going to high school in the north and west, 1940 -- Racial conflict in high schools -- In search of tolerance -- Segregated secondary schooling, north and west -- Parsing the academic layer cake -- Black secondary school attainment in 1960 -- Growing attainment and persistent inequality
  • Fighting for equality. Black youth and the urban crisis. A changing urban scene -- Discovery of the "dropout" -- Continuing progress in attainment -- Learning under difficult circumstances -- Serving the "disadvantaged" -- An era of conflict and protest -- Coming of age in the 1960s and 1970s -- Battling segregation. Integration in the 1940s and 1950s -- Changing high schools in Kansas City -- Desegregation and protest across the north -- Pyrrhic victory in the south -- Integration and student conflict -- Inequity within the schools -- Trial by fire -- Conclusion. The African American high school experience in perspective. The high school in the history of Black education -- High schools and social status -- Dilemmas of integration -- A legacy of protest -- The elusive goal of equality -- The imperative of educational change -- Appendixes. A. Oral history interviews and other sources of information -- B. Logistic regression analysis of secondary school attainment
Control code
741751211
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 261 p.
Isbn
9780807752777
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011027417
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)741751211

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