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Title Changing urban education / edited by Clarence N. Stone.
Imprint Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, [1998]

Series Studies in government and public policy
Studies in government and public policy.
Subject Education, Urban -- Political aspects -- United States -- Case studies.
Education and state -- United States -- Case studies.
Educational change -- United States -- Case studies.
Alt Name Stone, Clarence N. (Clarence Nathan), 1935-
Description xv, 316 pages ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : urban education in political context / Clarence N. Stone -- Can we desegregate public schools and subsidized housing? : Lessons from the sorry history of Yonkers, New York / Jennifer Hochschild and Michael N. Danielson -- Regionalism forestalled : metropolitan fragmentation and desegregation planning in greater New Haven, Connecticut / Kathryn A. McDermott -- Consensus building and school reform : the role of the courts in San Francisco / Luis Ricardo Fraga, Bari Anhalt Erlichson, and Sandy Lee -- The challenge of school reform in Baltimore : race, jobs, and politics / Marion Orr -- Grassroots action in East Brooklyn : a community organization takes up school reform / Timothy Ross -- Strategy and tactics in subsystem protection : the politics of education reform in Montgomery County, Maryland / Cheryl L. Jones and Connie Hill -- Corporate influence on Chicago school reform / Dorothy Shipps -- School politics in Houston : the impact of business involvement / Thomas Longoria Jr. -- Education and regime change in Charlotte / Stephen Samuel Smith -- Changing urban education : defining the issues / Kathryn M. Doherty -- Civic capacity and urban school reform / Clarence N. Stone -- Changing urban education : lessons, cautions, prospects / Michael N. Danielson and Jennifer Hochschild.
ISBN 0700609016 (cloth : alk. paper)
0700609024 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # 38281284
Table of Contents
1Introduction: Urban Education in Political Context / Clarence N. Stone1
2Can We Desegregate Public Schools and Subsidized Housing? Lessons from the Sorry History of Yonkers, New York / Jennifer Hochschild, Michael N. Danielson23
3Regionalism Forestalled: Metropolitan Fragmentation and Desegregation Planning in Greater New Haven, Connecticut / Kathryn A. McDermott45
4Consensus Building and School Reform: The Role of the Courts in San Francisco / Luis Ricardo Fraga, Bari Anhalt Erlichson, Sandy Lee66
5The Challenge of School Reform in Baltimore: Race, Jobs, and Politics / Marion Orr93
6Grassroots Action in East Brooklyn: A Community Organization Takes Up School Reform / Timothy Ross118
7Strategy and Tactics in Subsystem Protection: The Politics of Education Reform in Montgomery County, Maryland / Cheryl L. Jones, Connie Hill139
8Corporate Influence on Chicago School Reform / Dorothy Shipps161
9School Politics in Houston: The Impact of Business Involvement / Thomas Longoria, Jr.184
10Education and Regime Change in Charlotte / Stephen Samuel Smith199
11Changing Urban Education: Defining the Issues / Kathryn M. Doherty225
12Civic Capacity and Urban School Reform / Clarence N. Stone250
13Changing Urban Education: Lessons, Cautions, Prospects / Michael N. Danielson, Jennifer Hochschild277

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