Match on Dry Grass Community Organizing as a Catalyst for School Reform

ISBN-10: 0199793581

ISBN-13: 9780199793587

Edition: 2011

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List price: $28.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/3/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 328
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Preface and Acknowledgments
Introduction: A New Movement for Equity and Justice in Education
How Community Organizing Works
"A Match on Dry Grass": Organizing for Great Schools in San Jose
"An Appetite for Change": Building Relational Cultures for Educational Reform and Civic Engagement in Los Angeles
"Our Strength is the Power of Our Community": Political Education and the Continuation of the Struggle in Denver
"Weaving a Tapestry That Won't Unravel": The Transformation of Education in the Mississippi Delta
"Acts of Leadership": Building Powerful Forms of Parent Participation in Chicago
"Cement between the Bricks": Building Schools and Communities in New York City
Building Power and Relationships to Transform Communities and Schools
Conclusion: Lessons for School Reform and Democracy Building
Appendix: A Collaborative Research Process
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