Rury, John L.

Urban Education in the United States

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: The Changing Social Contours of Urban Education
John L. Rury

Part One. The Origins of Urban School Systems

2. Common Schools before the “Common School Revival”: New York Schooling in the 1790s
Carl F. Kaestle

3. The Origins of Public Education in Baltimore, 1825–1829
Tina H. Sheller

4. Popular Education in Nineteenth Century St. Louis
Selwyn K. Troen

Part Two. Bureaucracy and Curricular Differentiation, 1870–1910

5. Bureaucracy and the Common School: the Example of Portland, Oregon, 1851–1913
David Tyack

6. Urban Reform and the Schools: Kindergartens in Massachusetts, 1870–1915
Marvin Lazerson

7. Progressivism and Curriculum Differentiation: Special Classes in the Atlanta Public Schools, 1898–1923
Barry M. Franklin

Part Three. Policies and Politics in Urban Schools, 1900–1940

8. Taxation and Social Conflict: Teacher Unionism and Public School Finance in Chicago, 1898–1934
Marjorie Murphy

9. Missing the Mark: Intelligence Testing in Los Angeles Public Schools, 1922–32
Judith R. Raftery

10. The Politics of Educational Retrenchment in Detroit, 1929–1935
Jeffrey Mirel

Part Four. The Postwar Era: 1945–1980

11. Race and the Politics of Chicago’s Public Schools: Benjamin Willis and the Tragedy of Urban Education
John L. Rury

12. Bureaucratic Order and Special Children: Urban Schools, 1950s–1960s
Joseph L. Tropea

13. “The Community is Beginning to Rumble”: The Origins of Chicano Educational Protest in Houston, 1965–1970
Guadalupe San Miguel

Part Five. Urban School Reform in the Late Twentieth Century

14. After the Fall: Continuity and Change in Detroit, 1981–1995
Jeffrey Mirel

15. The Milwaukee Voucher Experiment
John F. Witte

16. High Stakes in Chicago
Brian Jacob

17. Epilogue: The Uncertain Future of Urban Education
John L. Rury

Keywords: Education, Administration, Organization and Leadership, History of Education, Education Policy, Sociology of Education, Sociology of Education, Educational Policy and Politics

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Upbringing, Education
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