Lessons from the Heartland A Turbulent Half-Century of Public Education in an Iconic American City

ISBN-10: 1595588299

ISBN-13: 9781595588296

Edition: 2013

Authors: Barbara Miner

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List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: New Press, The
Publication date: 1/1/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 320
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Introduction: Milwaukee, Public Schools, and the Fight for America's Future
Segregation, Prosperity, and Protests: 1950s and 1960s
The Glory Days of 1957
The 1950s: Milwaukee's Black Community Comes of Age
1964: Freedom Schools Come to Milwaukee
Milwaukee Loves George Wallace
Milwaukee's Great Migration #1: Blacks Move from the South to the Inner Core
1965: Direct Action Targets "Intact Busing"
1967-68: Open Housing Moves to Center Stage
Desegregation, Deindustrialization, and Backlash: 1970s and 1980s
Brown and Milliken: The U.S. Supreme Court Advances and Retreats
January 19, 1976: The Court Rules-Milwaukee's Schools are Segregated
September 7, 1976: The Buses Roll and Desegregation Begins
1981: Police Brutality Moves to Center Stage
Milwaukee's Great Migration #2: Whites Move to the Suburbs
The 1980s: The Rust Belt and Reaganomics
Desegregation: Forward and Backward in the 1980s
Latino Students: Moving Beyond Black and White
Money: The Root of all Solutions
Resegregation, Abandonment, and a New Era of Protest: 1990s and 2000s
1990: Vouchers Pass, Abandonment Begins
Voucher Crossfire: Fighting for the Soul of Public Education
Multicultural Crossfire: Redefining the Public School Curriculum
1993-95: White Voters Reject New Schools for Black Children, and Things Fall Apart
1995: Vouchers for Religious Schools, Abandonment Advances
1999: (Re)Segregation D�j� Vu-Neighborhood Schools and Open Enrollment
Milwaukee's Great Migration #3: Global Immigrants Make Milwaukee their Home
2002-10: No Child Left Behind. Really?
2011: The Heartland Rises Up, and a New Era of Protest Begins
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