Includes bibliographical references (p. -291) and index.
Schooling as social reform: racial uplift, liberalism, and the making of a black educator -- Combating cultural deprivation: urban educators and the war on poverty -- Victims, not hoodlums: urban schools and the crisis of liberalism -- Black power, "people power": holding schools accountable for black achievement -- Beyond community control: accountability and achievement in the Oakland public schools -- Epilogue: legacies of the 1960s in American school reform.
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