Educating Milwaukee: How One City's History of Segregation and Struggle Shaped Its Schools

Educating Milwaukee How One City s History of Segregation and Struggle Shaped Its Schools Milwaukee s story is unique in that its struggle for integration and quality education has been so closely tied to school choice from the Introduction Educating Milwaukee How One City s History of Seg

  • Title: Educating Milwaukee: How One City's History of Segregation and Struggle Shaped Its Schools
  • Author: James K. Nelsen
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 385
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Milwaukee s story is unique in that its struggle for integration and quality education has been so closely tied to school choice from the Introduction Educating Milwaukee How One City s History of Segregation and Struggle Shaped Its Schools traces the origins of the modern school choice movement, which is growing in strength throughout the United States Author Ja Milwaukee s story is unique in that its struggle for integration and quality education has been so closely tied to school choice from the Introduction Educating Milwaukee How One City s History of Segregation and Struggle Shaped Its Schools traces the origins of the modern school choice movement, which is growing in strength throughout the United States Author James K Nelsen follows Milwaukee s tumultuous education history through three eras no choice, forced choice, and school choice Nelsen details the whole story of Milwaukee s choice movement through to modern times when Milwaukee families have schooling options than ever charter schools, open enrollment, state funded vouchers, neighborhood schools and yet Milwaukee s impoverished African American students still struggle to succeed and stay in school Educating Milwaukee chronicles how competing visions of equity and excellence have played out in one city s schools in the modern era, offering both a cautionary tale and a choice example.

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