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Let's stop calling it an achievement gap /

"Between 1980 and 2005, 45 states were involved in lawsuits around equity of funding and adequacy of education provided to all students in the state. Indeed, this investigation could have included any cities in America, and the themes likely would have been the same: Lower funding and resources...

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Main Author: Arnett, Autumn A. (Author)
Corporate Author: EBSCOhost books.
Format: Online Book
Published: Charlotte, NC : Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2019.
Series:Contemporary perspectives on access, equity, and achievement.
Access:Online version
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Table of Contents:
  • Atlanta : "a city full of colleges" its students can't access / with introduction by Dr. Angela Williams
  • Baltimore : "turning trauma into power to change the world?" / with introduction by LaQuisha Hall
  • Birmingham : "segregation forever" and the impact of suburban flight / with introduction by Sandra K. Brown
  • Charlotte : "the fleecing of the urban school district" / with introduction by Gregory "Dee" Rankin
  • Chicago : extreme decentralization and an investment in principals / introduction by Bryan Echols
  • Dallas : all hands on deck to ensure smoother hand-offs between schools and the workforce / with introduction by Dr. Michael J. Sorrell and Kerry L. Condon
  • Houston : lost economic opportunities a wake-up call to city leaders / with introduction by Dr. Kelly A. Brown
  • Milwaukee : "We don't have failed schools. We have failed communities" / with introduction by Rashida A. Evans
  • New Orleans : a total eclipse of local control- and how reform efforts have failed our students / with introduction by Dr. Henderson Lewis, Jr.
  • Philadelphia : social justice as racial justice and educators' fight to take back their city / with introduction by Sharif El-Mekki.