When middle-class parents choose urban schools : class, race, and the challenge of equity in public education /

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Main Author: Posey-Maddox, Linn, (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2014.
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Table of Contents:
  • Middle-class parents and city school transformation
  • Reconceptualizing the "urban": examining race, class, and demographic change in cities and their public schools
  • Building a "critical mass": neighborhood parent group action for school change
  • The (re)making of a "good" public school: parent and teacher views of a changing school community
  • Professionalizing the MPTO: race, class, and shifting norms for "active" parents
  • Morningside revisited
  • Maintaining a "commitment to everyone": toward a vision of equitable development in urban public schooling
  • Appendix A: Social class categories
  • Appendix B: Methodological approach.