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Segregated Schools: Educational Apartheid in Post-Civil Rights America

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Fifty years after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that 'separate but equal' was 'inherently unequal', Paul Street, a prominent author in the field, argues that little progress has been made to meaningfully reform America's schools. He considers the racial make-up of today's schools as a state of de facto apartheid. With an eye to the historical development of segregated educa ...more
Paperback, 222 pages
Published August 30th 2005 by Routledge (first published August 28th 2005)
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Cami
Jul 07, 2009 Cami rated it liked it
While the author brought up valid points about the education system in America, some of which are quite horrifying, I found his style repetitive. He went on and on about the same problems that exist, listing off statistics, and only included about a paragraph of ideas with possible solutions at the very end of the book. Being aware of these issues is important, especially as an educator, but how are we suppose to do anything when he claims it to be a systemic problem that teachers don't have muc ...more
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Oct 18, 2012 Drake rated it really liked it
FYI, Brown v. Board of Eduction did not desegregate the school system. And Northern schools tend to be more segregated now than Southern schools.
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Jul 20, 2009 Erin rated it liked it
Think schools are equal? Nope! Think we live in a post-racial society? Nope!
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Pretty heavy stuff.
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Paul Street is an independent radical-democratic policy researcher, journalist, historian, author and speaker based in Iowa City, Iowa, and Chicago, Illinois. He is the author of six books to date: Empire and Inequality: America and the World Since 9/11 (Boulder, CO: Paradigm, 2004); Segregated Schools: Educational Apartheid in the Post-Civil Rights Era(New York: Routledge, 2005); Racial Oppressio ...more
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