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Kretchmar, Kerry – Education and Urban Society, 2014
In this article, I serve as a secretary for the critical policy analysis presented by hundreds of teachers, parents, students, and community members during 19 public hearings on school closures in New York City. In testimony at hearings, community members rejected the narrow, statistical approach they felt the Department of Education was using to…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Public Schools, School Closing, Educational Policy
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Tarasawa, Beth A. – Education and Urban Society, 2012
Educational and sociological scholars frequently debate how racial dynamics between neighborhoods and their public schools can maintain or exacerbate educational inequality. Drawing on secondary data from the Georgia Department of Education, 2000 Census Bureau, and attendance boundaries for metro Atlanta public high schools, this study…
Descriptors: School Segregation, Public Schools, Secondary Schools, School Demography
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Tse, Thomas Kwan-choi – Education and Urban Society, 2008
School choice programs have proliferated around the world since the 1980s. Following this international trend, the Direct Subsidy Scheme (DSS) was launched in 1991 to revitalize Hong Kong's private school sector. DSS schools receive a similar subsidy per student to that received by aided schools, but they may charge fees and have greater control…
Descriptors: Private Schools, Rhetoric, Democracy, School Choice
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Harris, J. John, III; Brown, Elinor L.; Ford, Donna Y.; Richardson, Jeanita W. – Education and Urban Society, 2004
This article examines the root causes for the overrepresentation of African American students in special education classes and their under representation in gifted and talented programs in America's public schools. The article (a) provides a historic overview of the legal struggles for educational equity, (b) examines key issues surrounding the…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Special Education, Multicultural Education, African American Students
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Stevens, Leonard B. – Education and Urban Society, 1990
Discusses the increasing proportion of minority enrollments in urban schools and the ensuing social isolation of Black and Hispanic American students. Reviews four models of metropolitan school desegregation plans. Suggests a federal initiative that would require states to develop plans involving multiple school districts. (FMW)
Descriptors: Desegregation Plans, Federal Programs, Minority Groups, Models
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Conley, Sharon C. – Education and Urban Society, 1989
Examines recent attempts to reform school organizational structures to give teachers an expanded role in decision making. Discusses the distinction between authority and influence and delineates decision domains that may be considered in efforts to increase teacher participation. (FMW)
Descriptors: Decision Making, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Participative Decision Making
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Lindquist, Karin M.; Mauriel, John J. – Education and Urban Society, 1989
Utilizes data from a four-year longitudinal study of two suburban school districts to explore obstacles to implementation of school based management (SBM) at the school district and building levels. Examines delegation of authority, functioning of site councils, and program advocacy. (FMW)
Descriptors: Administrative Problems, Advocacy, Case Studies, Decentralization
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Vergon, Charles B. – Education and Urban Society, 1990
Presents an overview of the federal role in the development of school desegregation policy, emphasizing the interactive nature of judicial, legislative, and executive involvement. Reviews the six articles in the theme issue. (FMW)
Descriptors: Desegregation Effects, Desegregation Methods, Desegregation Plans, Federal Government
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Cooper, Bruce S. – Education and Urban Society, 1989
Discusses school power structures. Cites the following examples of "bottom-up" authority: (1) vouchers; (2) magnet schools; and (3) open enrollment. Suggests a new model in which the larger school districts function as "holding companies" and individual schools function as "subsidiaries" of the parent company. (FMW)
Descriptors: Educational Vouchers, Elementary Secondary Education, Magnet Schools, Models
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Sussman, Michael H. – Education and Urban Society, 1990
Reviews the negative impact of Reagan-era civil rights policies on housing and school desegregation. Suggests a coordinated federal policy approach that would overcome local political bias. (FMW)
Descriptors: Civil Rights Legislation, Equal Education, Federal Government, Government Role
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Willie, Charles V. – Education and Urban Society, 1990
Hypothesizes that a student assignment plan, such as that approved for Boston (Massachusetts), can be an effective method of using school choice to achieve both educational quality and racial balance. Urges the federal government to increase funds for demonstration planning projects and comparative studies to test the plan's effectiveness. (FMW)
Descriptors: Desegregation Methods, Educational Improvement, Federal Government, Government Role
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Kearney, C. Philip – Education and Urban Society, 1990
Discusses the role of the national values of efficiency, choice, and equity in the adoption and implementation of the federal education block grant program and the negative effects on school desegregation. Urges policymakers to consider policy goals, and not just policy instruments, when considering future proposals. (FMW)
Descriptors: Block Grants, Federal Programs, Policy Formation, Public Policy
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Checkoway, Marjorie – Education and Urban Society, 1990
Analyzes the experiences of three midsize Michigan school districts in implementing school desegregation programs under the Emergency School Aid Act (ESAA). Concludes that effective implementation requires clear goals and objectives, committed leadership, community support, and on-going political support. (FMW)
Descriptors: Desegregation Plans, Equal Education, Federal Programs, Politics of Education
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Vergon, Charles B. – Education and Urban Society, 1990
Reviews the role of the federal government in the development of national school desegregation policy over the past 35 years. Concludes that desegregation requires active federal support, but desegregation effects are limited by political backlash and conflicting judicial interpretations. Suggests a future federal role. (FMW)
Descriptors: Desegregation Effects, Educational History, Federal Government, Government Role
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Cistone, Peter J.; And Others – Education and Urban Society, 1989
Summarizes the historical background, planning, and implementation of a School-Based Management/Shared Decision Making (SBM/SDM) program in Dade County (Florida). Highlights interim evaluation findings and recommendations. (FMW)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Participative Decision Making, Pilot Projects, Program Development
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