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Ravitch, Diane.

Summary: "From the former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education, "whistleblower extraordinaire" (The Wall Street Journal), one of the foremost authorities on education and the history of education in the United States, author of the best-selling The Death and Life of the Great American School System; The Language Police ("Impassioned . . . Fiercely argued . . . Every bit as alarming as it is...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 379.3 RAV

Martin, Courtney E.

Summary: "From the time Courtney E. Martin strapped her daughter, Maya, to her chest for long walks, she was curious about Emerson Elementary, a public school down the street from her Oakland home. She learned that White families in their gentrifying neighborhood largely avoided the majority-Black, poorly-rated school. As she began asking why, a journey of a thousand moral miles began. Learning in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 379.2 MAR

Ravitch, Diane.

Summary: Award-winning author, public intellectual, and former Assistant Secretary of Education Diane Ravitch critiques a lifetime's worth of school reforms and reveals the simple--yet difficult--truth about how we can create actual change in public schools.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 379.1 RAV

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 379.73 Ravitch 2010

Hale, Jon

Summary: "This book examines the history and evolution of school choice since the Civil Rights Movement"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 378.1 HAL

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 378.1 HAL

Suitts, Steve

Summary: "School choice, largely touted as a system that would ensure underprivileged youth have an equal opportunity in education, has grown in popularity in the past fifteen years. The rhetoric of school choice, however, resembles that of segregationists who closed public schools and funded private institutions to block African American students from integrating with their white peers in the wake of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: NewSouth Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 379.2 SUI

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