Reforming Boston Schools, 1930 to the Present

Overcoming Corruption and Racial Segregation

Cronin, Joseph M.

Unknown - 2011
Reforming Boston Schools, 1930 to the Present
"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"--

Publisher: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, c2011
Edition: First Palgrave Macmillan paperback edition
ISBN: 0230111459
Branch Call Number: LA306.B7 C76 2011
Characteristics: x, 285 p. : ill., map ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Cronin, Joseph M.


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