City schools and city politics : institutions and leadership in Pittsburgh, Boston, and St. Louis /

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Main Author: Portz, John, 1953-
Other Authors: Stein, Lana, 1946-
Jones, Robin R., 1946-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, c1999.
Series:Studies in government and public policy
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Main Author:Portz, John, 1953-
Summary:

An explanation of why some US cities are better at educational reform than others. It relates education to politics, showing how the whole village can be mobilized to better educate tomorrow's citizens. It is based on an 11-city study of civic capacity and urban education.

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Physical Description:viii, 199 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (p.171-191) and index.
ISBN:0700609792 (cloth : alk. paper)
0700609806 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Author Notes:

John Portz is an associate professor of political science at Northeastern University
Lana Stein is associate professor of political science at the University of Missouri, St. Louis
Robin R. Jones is coordinator of Community Initiative for the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of South Florida.

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