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The New Localism in American Education

The New Localism in American Education

Robert L. Crowson Jr., Ellen B. Goldring

ISBN: 978-1-444-33430-2

Dec 2009, Wiley-Blackwell

200 pages

Select type: Paperback


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This yearbook defines and discusses the new spirit of localism in education.
  • Papers explore and describe the new spirit of localism in education
  • Advocates a refocus on relationships between schools and local communities in the context of educational objectives
  • Published on behalf of the National Society for the Study of Education
1. The new localism in the uk: local governance amid national goals (Valerie A. Storey and Maggie Farrar ).

2. Urban district central offi ce transformation for teaching and learning improvement: beyond a zero-sum game (Meredith I. Honig, Juli Swinnerton Lorton and Michael A. Copland).

3. Public housing reform and neighborhood schools: how localcontexts must matter (Claire Smrekar).

4. The community college and undocumented immigrant students across state contexts: localism and public policy (Stella M. Flores and Leticia Oseguera).

5. Bottom-up efforts to improve new york city's schooling: the new localism as neighborhood-based education organizing (Norm Fruchter).

6. The politics of localism in an era of centralization, privatization, and choice (Jeffrey R. Henig).