Download Education Reform in Florida: Diversity and Equity in Public by Kathryn M. Borman, Sherman Dorn PDF

By Kathryn M. Borman, Sherman Dorn

Describes and analyzes nation-leading college reforms in Florida.

Show description

Read Online or Download Education Reform in Florida: Diversity and Equity in Public Policy PDF

Best reform & policy books

Transforming Schools: Creating a Culture of Continuous Improvement

How can a college turn into a spot the place all individuals of the employees are studying, transforming into, and dealing to extend pupil fulfillment? the reply lies in platforms pondering and attention on non-stop development, thoughts which may rework employees improvement from anything that individuals purely tolerate to whatever that they actively pursue to create lasting advancements in instructing and studying.

The Link Between Health, Social Issues, and Secondary Education: Life Skills, Health, and Civic Education (World Bank Working Papers)

The hyperlink among well-being, Social matters and Secondary schooling relies on state reviews in six Sub-Saharan African international locations - Eritrea, Mali, Namibia, Senegal, South Africa and Tanzania, and a literature assessment. It seems to be on the function of secondary schooling and coaching in selling wellbeing and fitness, civics and existence abilities one of the African early life.

Learning across Contexts in the Knowledge Society

Advancements in the "knowledge society," specifically these as a result of technological innovation, have intensified an curiosity within the dating among assorted contexts and a number of websites of studying throughout what's frequently termed as formal, non-formal and casual studying environments. the purpose of this publication is to track studying and adventure throughout a number of websites and contexts as a way to generate new wisdom in regards to the borders and edges of other practices and the boundary crossings those entail within the studying lives of kids in occasions of dynamic societal, environmental, monetary, and technological swap.

Changing Governance in Universities: Italian Higher Education in Comparative Perspective

This ebook significantly examines the ramifications of reforms to better schooling associations. all the greater schooling method reforms applied in western international locations during the last 3 many years have had one essentially vital target: particularly, that of adjusting the prevailing institutional and method governance preparations.

Additional resources for Education Reform in Florida: Diversity and Equity in Public Policy

Sample text

2 percent. In many ways, Bush’s insistence on equally high expectations for all children represents a huge victory for civil rights activists. But we fear that ignoring the historical record otherwise is a poor basis for public policy. Florida’s history is one of segregated schooling. As a former state of the Confederacy, Florida history is clearly part of the Deep South. Following the Civil War, Florida’s Jim Crow laws were some of the harshest. Public education developed in this context and resulted in a dual system.

The FDOE contested, for example, the FEA’s claim that Hillsborough County lost seventy-five Black teachers between 1968–69 and 1969–70. 57 Hillsborough County provides an excellent case for exploring the dynamics of metropolitan desegregation and its impact on the African American community. Hillsborough County, the third largest school district in Florida, includes the city of Tampa, the rural farming town of Plant City, and several suburban and outlying rural areas. In Hills- The Legacy of Desegregation in Florida 35 borough County, African American students and alumni protested the 1971 desegregation plan for disrupting one of the African American community’s most valued institutions—the public school.

New Kent County School Board. Notably, the ruling challenged the constitutionality of freedom of choice plans that did not result in The Legacy of Desegregation in Florida 31 racially integrated schools. 44 In North Carolina, federal Justice James B. McMillian used Green to order mandatory busing as a means to desegregate the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District in North Carolina. S. Supreme Court and lost. Indeed, most school officials condemned busing to achieve desegregation as destroying the “neighborhood school” and detrimental to the well-being of children.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.19 of 5 – based on 10 votes