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TitlePowerful reforms with shallow roots [electronic resource] : improving America's urban schools / Larry Cuban and Michael Usdan, editors ; foreword by Elizabeth L. Hale
Imprint New York : Teachers College Press, c2003
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Descript ix, 180 p. ; 23 cm


Introduction, Learning from the past / Larry Cuban and Michael Usdan -- Businessman's educator : mayoral takeover and nontraditional leadership in Chicago / Dorothy Shipps -- Boston : the stars finally in alignment / Michael Usdan and Larry Cuban -- Vision of hope : a case study of Seattle's two nontraditional superintendents / Gary Yee and Barbara McCloud -- Fast and top-down : systemic reform and student achievement in San Diego city schools / Larry Cuban and Michael Usdan -- Tall order for Philadelphia's new approach to school governance : heal the political rifts, close the budget gap, and improve the schools / William Lowe Boyd and Jolley Bruce Christman -- City-state partnership to reform Baltimore's public schools / James G. Cibulka -- What happened in six cities? / Larry Cuban and Michael Usdan

Education Urban -- United States -- Case studies Educational change -- United States -- Case studies Electronic books.


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