Cutting School

Cutting School

Privatization, Segregation, and the End of Public Education

Book - 2017
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"Public schools are among America's greatest achievements in modern history, yet from the earliest days of tax-supported education -- today a sector with an estimated budget of over half a billion dollars -- there have been intractable tensions tied to race and poverty. Now, in an era characterized by levels of school segregation the country has not seen since the mid-twentieth century, cultural critic and American studies professor Noliwe Rooks provides a trenchant analysis of our separate and unequal schools and argues that profiting from our nation's failure to provide a high-quality education to all children has become a very big business." --
Publisher: New York :, The New Press,, 2017
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781620972489
Characteristics: xi, 272 pages ; 22 cm


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