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Five Miles Away, a World Apart: One City, Two Schools, and the Story of Educational Opportunity in Modern America

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Five Miles Away, a World Apart: One City, Two Schools, and the Story of Educational Opportunity in Modern America - Ryan, James E
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How is it that, half a century after Brown v. Board of Education , educational opportunities remain so unequal for black and white students, not to mention poor and wealthy ones? In his important new book, Five Miles Away, A World Apart , James E. Ryan answers this question by tracing the fortunes of two schools in Richmond, Virginia--one in the city and the other in the suburbs. Ryan shows how court rulings in the 1970s, limiting the scope of desegregation, laid the groundwork for the sharp disparities between urban and ...

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Five Miles Away, a World Apart: One City, Two Schools, and the Story of Educational Opportunity in Modern America 2011, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199836857

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Five Miles Away, a World Apart: One City, Two Schools, and the Story of Educational Opportunity in Modern America 2010, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195327380

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