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Author Horsford, Sonya Douglass

Title Learning in a burning house : educational inequality, ideology, and (dis)integration / Sonya Douglass Horsford ; foreword by Marian Wright Edelman

Publ Info New York : Teachers College Press, [2011]
 RIC  LC2741 .H67 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  LC2741 .H67 2011    AVAILABLE
 Salve Curriculum Library  LC2741 .H67 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xiv, 129 pages ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Machine generated contents note: The Desegregation Dilemma -- Desegregation v. Integration -- Centering Race and Voice in the Desegregation Discourse -- Black Superintendent Perspectives -- Purpose and Overview -- pt. I EDUCATIONAL QUALITY AND INEQUALITY -- 1. Neither Separate nor Mixed nor Equal -- An Unequal and Improper Education -- Is Separate Inherently Unequal? -- Our Colorblind Constitution -- The End of Racism? -- Conclusion -- 2. A Safe House: Life in Segregated Schools -- From Negro Student to Black Superintendent: An Informed Perspective -- Black Schools as Pillars of Strength -- Preparing Students for the White World -- Conclusion -- pt. II THE IDEOLOGY OF INTEGRATION -- 3. Integration and Interest Convergence -- From Jim Crow to Oliver Brown -- Why Brown Happened When It Happened -- Education as a Civil Right -- Too Much Deliberate, Not Enough Speed -- Conclusion
4. Vestiges of Desegregation: Proximity Without Affinity -- Consequences for Black Families, Schools, and Communities -- Diversity as Education Policy: The Illusion of Inclusion -- From Vestiges of Segregation to Vestiges of Desegregation -- Underestimating the Prejudice of Race -- Conclusion -- pt. III THE INTEGRATION GOAL -- 5. A Burning House: The Disintegration of Integration -- Dangerous Conditions: A Loss of Moral Vision -- Fanning the Flames: The Problem with Liberalism -- Assessing the Damage: The Importance of Structural Integrity -- Conclusion -- 6. On Becoming Firefighters: Our Moral Activist Duty to Equal Education -- A Moral Vision of Equal Education -- A Critical Race Approach to Equal Education -- Conclusion -- Conclusion: Learning in the World House -- The Death of Distance: Preparing Global Citizens through Education -- Improved Means to an Improved End: Aligning Meaningful Goals to Meaningful Outcomes -- Our Great Inheritance: Learning in the World House
LC subject African American schools -- History
African American school superintendents -- History
School integration -- United States -- History
Racism in education -- United States -- History
Discrimination in education -- United States -- History
ISBN 0807751766 (pbk.)
9780807751763 (pbk.)
0807751774 (hardcover)
9780807751770 (hardcover)