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The Fight for America's Schools: Grassroots Organizing in Education

Barbara Ferman, editor
Format
Book
Published
Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard Education Press, [2017]
Language
English
Series
Education Politics and Policy Series
ISBN
9781682530955, 1682530957, 9781682530962, 1682530965
Summary
This book investigates new developments in community organizing around education - the reconfiguration of historical alliances, the mobilization of new organizations, and the potential for new coalitions--Provided by publisher.
Contents
  • Introduction: The new landscape of education politics / Barbara Ferman
  • Challenges to coalition building: confronting power with creativity / Barbara Ferman and Nicholas Palazzolo
  • A tale of two cities: community resistance in Newark and Camden / Stephen Danley and Julia Sass Rubin
  • With our powers combined: grassroots activism in Philadelphia / Elaine Simon, Rand Quinn, Marissa Martino Golden, and Jody C. Cohen
  • When the personal becomes political: parent organizing and the opt-out movement / Barbara Ferman
  • Organizing goes statewide: the case of Save Our Schools NJ / Julia Sass Rubin
  • Lessons from the grass roots / Barbara Ferman
  • Preserving education as a collective good / Susan Dejarnatt and Barbara Ferman.
Description
viii, 192 pages ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 147-176) and index.
Technical Details
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