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Five Miles Away, a World Apart One City, Two Schools, and the Story of Educational Opportunity in Modern America

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ISBN-10: 0195327381

ISBN-13: 9780195327380

Edition: 2010

Authors: James E. Ryan

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List price: $36.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/6/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 400
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.826
Language: English

Introduction
Past: School Desegregation and Middle America
Buying Time
Don't Cross That Line
Present: Save the Cities, Spare the Suburbs
Desegregating Dollars
Like a Russian Novel: School Finance Litigation in State Courts
Limited Choices
The Impact of Choice and the Role of Courts
Lowering the Bar: The Standards and Testing Movement
Future: Demography Is Opportunity
In Search of Ties That Bind
Epilogue: Freeman and Tee-jay Revisited
Notes
Bibliography
Index