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Author Orr, Marion
Title Public Engagement for Public Education : Joining Forces to Revitalize Democracy and Equalize Schools
Imprint Redwood City : Stanford University Press, 2010
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Foreword -- Preface -- 1. Unequal Schools, Unequal Voice: The Need for Public Engagement for Public Education -- Part I. The Context of Public Engagement forPublic Education -- 2. A Brief History of Public Engagement in American Public Education -- 3. The Contemporary Context of Public Engagement: The New Political Grid -- Part II . Streams of Public Engagement for Public Education -- 4. Public Engagement and the Coproduction of Public Education -- 5. Democratic Institutions, Public Engagement, and Latinos in American Public Schools -- 6. Community Organizing for Education Reform -- 7. Broad-based Public Engagement: Alliances and Social Movement -- Part III. Sites of Public Engagement for Public Education -- 8. Improving Teacher Quality Through Public Engagement in Chicago -- 9. "A Force to Be Reckoned With": The Campaign for College Access in Los Angeles -- 10. "Together We Can" in Mobile: A Coalition Across Lines of Race and Class -- 11. The Prospects for Public Engagement in a Market-oriented Public Education System: A Case Study of Philadelphia, 2001-2007 -- 12. Public Engagement for Public Education: Reflections and Prospects -- Contributors -- Index
This volume examines the ways youth, parents, community members, and civic leaders join forces to improve public education
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Orr, Marion Public Engagement for Public Education : Joining Forces to Revitalize Democracy and Equalize Schools Redwood City : Stanford University Press,c2010 9780804763554
Subject Community and school -- United States.;Public schools -- United States -- Citizen participation.;Education -- United States -- Citizen participation.;Educational equalization -- United States
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