Still separate and unequal

Still separate and unequal

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Racially separate schools cannot be equal even if funding levels are the same as wealthy White school districts, according to Barry A. Gold in his provocative new book. By documenting the effects that the New Jersey Supreme Court Abbott V decision had on schools and classrooms, Gold argues that Abbott V, along with NCLB, actually widened the educational gap between middle-class White students and minority students by creating a new but less effective type of urban education. This in-depth examination describes and analyzes the actual behavior of administrators and teachers to understand how and why these educational reforms failed. This book features; reports on the two most important reforms of urban education in U.S. historythe New Jersey Supreme Court Abbott V ruling and NCLB.; rich case studies of 7 years of urban elementary reform; and an explanation of why reform efforts failed to achieve their intended outcomes. It identifies ways to improve future urban education reforms.In response, to prepare all students the board introduced the TerraNova achievement test into the first grade. ... selection of the Open Court reading series was an important change because, like the adoption of Everyday Math, teachers did notanbsp;...


Title:Still separate and unequal
Author: Barry A. Gold
Publisher:Teachers College Pr - 2007
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