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From the Courtroom to the Classroom: The Shifting Landscape of School Desegregation

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From the Courtroom to the Classroom examines recent developments pertaining to school desegregation in the United States.

As the editors note, it comes at a time marked by a “general downplaying of race and ethnicity as criteria for the allocation of public resources, as well as a weakening of the political forces that support busing to achieve racial integration.” The boo
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Hardcover, 300 pages
Published March 1st 2009 by Harvard Education Press
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Shane
Mar 31, 2015 Shane rated it liked it
An overview of desegregation initiatives nationwide and the more recent trends toward re-segregation. Specific case studies are examined to provide insight regarding what works and what doesn't. Beyond the wonk-ish, the book also covers the political and the human consequences of policy initiatives. The books editors pose questions regarding the desired outcomes of desegregation and its benefits for students as citizens, economic agents, and members of a diverse society. If you are a teacher, ...more
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