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City Schools and City Politics

Institutions and Leadership in Pittsburgh, Boston, and St. Louis (Studies in Government and Public Policy)

by John Portz

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Published by University Press of Kansas .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Local government policies,
  • Organization & management of education,
  • Schools,
  • Education In Urban Areas,
  • Educational Administration,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Education,
  • USA,
  • Educational Policy & Reform,
  • Public Policy - General,
  • Leadership,
  • Case studies,
  • Education, Urban,
  • Educational change,
  • Political aspects,
  • United States,
  • Urban policy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages199
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9428283M
    ISBN 100700609792
    ISBN 109780700609796

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City Kids, City Schools book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. There is an alternate cover edition for this ISBN13 here.A /5. This is a book that I used as a textbook in a class on Urban Politics (in its first edition). The book continues to use much the same theme as earlier versions.

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City Kids, City Schools: More Reports from the Front Row. William Ayers. Oct 8, - pages. 0 Reviews. Of the approximately 50 million public school students in the United States, more than half are in urban schools.

A contemporary companion to City Kids, City Teachers: Reports from the Front Row, this new and timely. “The structural basis for failure in inner-city schools is political, economic and cultural, and must be changed before meaningful school improvement projects can be successfully implemented.

The school closures were by far the most controversial measure, sparking protests, petitions, and lawsuits. Critics felt that the city administration was placing blame on schools, rather than. Established in Karachi inThe City School is today one of the largest private school networks in Pakistan with branches in all the major cities across the country.

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Of course there's a relationship between a city, its schools/education, its vitality, and, democracy. A forthcoming book documents how politically active communities became disengaged after local schools were shuttered. Now.“The Politics of Annexation,” which was rereleased online for free download earlier this month, is an in-depth examination of the city’s landgrab of what now comprises the majority of south Richmond.

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