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Reforming Boston Schools, 1930 to the Present

Overcoming Corruption and Racial Segregation
Cronin, Joseph M. (Unknown - 2011 )
Reforming Boston Schools, 1930 to the Present
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"Boston's schools in 2006 won the Eli Broad Prize for the Most Improved Urban School System in America. But from the 1930s into the 1970s the city schools succumbed to scandals including the sale of jobs and racial segregation. This book describes the black voices before and after court decisions and the struggles of Boston teachers before and after collective bargaining. The contributions of universities, corporations and political leaders to restore academic achievement are evaluated by one who observed Boston schools for forty years"--
Authors: Cronin, Joseph M.
Title: Reforming Boston schools, 1930 to the present
overcoming corruption and racial segregation
Publisher: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, c2011
Edition: First Palgrave Macmillan paperback edition
Characteristics: x, 285 p. : ill., map ; 22 cm
Notes: Rev. ed. of: Reforming Boston schools, 1930-2006. 2008
Contents: Machine generated contents note:
Exit, Voice, and Loyalty: Leave, Speak Up, or Stay
Boston Schools: The Height of Loyalty and Ethnic Exits (1920-40)
Boston Teachers Express Their Voices (1920-65)
School Reform Postponed (1940-62)
Black Voices for Equal Education, and the White Response (1960-74)
The Court Orders Reforms (1974-89)
Universities Speak Up
The Organized Teacher Voice (1965-2000)
Business Calls for Educational Improvements
Future Choices, Disparate Voices
Summary: "Boston's schools in 2006 won the Eli Broad Prize for the Most Improved Urban School System in America. But from the 1930s into the 1970s the city schools succumbed to scandals including the sale of jobs and racial segregation. This book describes the black voices before and after court decisions and the struggles of Boston teachers before and after collective bargaining. The contributions of universities, corporations and political leaders to restore academic achievement are evaluated by one who observed Boston schools for forty years"--
Additional Contributors: Cronin, Joseph M.
ISBN: 0230111459
9780230111455
0230111459
9780230111455
Branch Call Number: LA306.B7 C76 2011
Statement of Responsibility: Joseph Marr Cronin
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. [271]-277) and index
Subject Headings: African Americans Education Massachusetts Boston Case studies Education, Urban Massachusetts Boston Case studies Educational equalization Massachusetts Boston Case studies School integration Massachusetts Boston Case studies Discrimination in education Massachusetts Boston Case studies Educational change Massachusetts Boston Case studies Schools Massachusetts Boston Case studies
Topical Term: African Americans
Education, Urban
Educational equalization
School integration
Discrimination in education
Educational change
Schools
LCCN: 2011017643
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