Mothers united an immigrant struggle for socially just education /

"In urban American school systems, the children of recent immigrants and low-income parents of color disproportionately suffer from overcrowded classrooms, lack of access to educational resources, and underqualified teachers. The challenges posed by these problems demand creative solutions that...

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Main Author: Dyrness, Andrea.
Corporate Author: ebrary, Inc.
Format: Book Electronic
Published:Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2011.
Online Access: Available to current Olivet students, faculty, and staff.
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Table of Contents:
  • Machine generated contents note : Acknowledgments
  • Introduction : a fragile partnership
  • 1. Separate journeys : the road to new small schools
  • 2. Baudelia's leadership : claiming space for parents in school design
  • 3. Contested community : negotiating admissions in the new small school
  • 4. The good parent, the angry parent, and other controlling images
  • 5. Ofelia's kitchen : a counterspace for resistance
  • 6. En confianza : lessons for educators on working for change with immigrant parents
  • Conclusion : participatory research and the politics of social change
  • Appendix : questions for reflection by madres unidas
  • Notes
  • References
  • Index.