Skip to Main Content (Press Enter) Toggle side nav
Twenty-First-Century Jim Crow Schools by Raynard Sanders, David Stovall and Terrenda White
Add to bookshelf
Add to Bookshelf

Twenty-First-Century Jim Crow Schools

Best Seller
Twenty-First-Century Jim Crow Schools by Raynard Sanders, David Stovall and Terrenda White
Paperback $17.00
Apr 03, 2018 | ISBN 9780807076064

Buy from Other Retailers:

See All Formats (1) +
  • Apr 03, 2018 | ISBN 9780807076064

    Buy from Other Retailers:

  • Apr 03, 2018 | ISBN 9780807076071

    Buy from Other Retailers:

*This title is not eligible for purchase to earn points nor for redemption with your code in the Reader Rewards program

Product Details

Praise

Twenty-First-Century Jim Crow Schools is both a social autopsy of catastrophic and fraudulent charter school initiatives in three American cities and a helpful guidebook for those of us engaged in the gathering struggle to save our public schools. It’s a torch against the darkness, an antidote to cynicism and despair, and a map to move the movement forward. With this little book the forces determined to destroy public education—with mobilized campaigns to disinvest and destabilize, displace and disenfranchise—have met a formidable opponent. As participatory democracy is repeatedly assailed, as the public space is systematically eroded and eclipsed, and as the very concept of something we might call a ‘public’ is flogged by the powerful in favor of ruthless meritocracy and fanatical individualism, we who believe in freedom must rise up, reimagine, and revitalize the public square. Raynard Sanders, David Stovall, and Terrenda White have given us an essential tool in the fight ahead.”
—William Ayers, coauthor of “You Can’t Fire the Bad Ones!”: And 18 Other Myths About Teachers, Teachers’ Unions, and Public Education

“Excellent, cogent arguments against the corporatization of the charter school movement, which started as a way to have community- and teacher-led schools that served the needs of poor black and brown children . . . demonstrat[ing] how the original intent has been usurped by a greedy, oligarchical class intent on tapping into the $600 billion in taxpayer funds that should be used for spending on public schools.”
—Karen Lewis

Table Of Contents

FOREWORD by Karen Lewis

NEW ORLEANS—RAYNARD SANDERS
The New Orleans Public Education Experiment: Children Lose—Education Reformers Win

CHICAGO—DAVID STOVALL
Charter Schools and the Event of Educational Sharecropping: An Alternate Take on the Chicago Phenomenon

NEW YORK CITY—TERRENDA WHITE
From Community Schools to Charter Chains: New York’s Unequal Educational Landscape

APPENDIX
RELATED READING
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
NOTES

Looking for More Great Reads?
21 Books You’ve Been Meaning to Read
Be the first to know!
And go from well-read to best read with book recs, deals and more in your inbox every week.
And go from well-read to best read with book recs, deals and more in your inbox every week.
By clicking SIGN UP, I acknowledge that I have read and agree to Penguin Random House’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.
Dismiss
Thanks!
Something awesome is on its way.
Back to Top