10 Steps to a Successful Church-School Community Partnership
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Brown in Baltimore: School Desegregation and the Limits of Liberalism by Howell Baum. (Amazon) "In the first book to present the history of Baltimore school desegregation, Howell S. Baum shows how good intentions got stuck on what Gunnar Myrdal called the “American Dilemma"."Not in My Neighborhood by Antero Pietila. (Amazon) “This book tells the story of how discrimination toward African Americans and Jews shaped the cities in which we live. ”Educating All God’s Children: What Christians Can – and Should – Do to Improve Public Education of Low-Income Kid by Nicole Baker Fulgham. (Amazon) “Education expert Nicole Baker Fulgham explores what Christians can–and should–do to champion urgently needed reform and help improve our public schools.”Community Organizing for Stronger Schools: Strategies and Successes by Kevitha Mediratta, Seemah Shah, and Sara McAllister. (Amazon) "Drawing on a six-year national study, Community Organizing for Stronger Schools offers a richly textured analysis of community organizing for school reform."The Education of a White Parent by Susan Naimark. (Amazon) "Susan Naimark has written a simply wonderful book about her journey to racial awareness and parent activism. " – Mark R. WarrenReign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America’s Public Schools by Diane Ravitch. (Amazon) “From one of the foremost authorities on education in the United States, former U.S. assistant secretary of education, “whistle-blower extraordinaire” (The Wall Street Journal), Diane Ravitch argues that the crisis in American education is not a crisis of academic achievement but a concerted effort to destroy public schools in this country.”How Children Succeed by Paul Tough. (Author's website) “How Children Succeed introduces us to a new generation of researchers and educators who, for the first time, are using the tools of science to peel back the mysteries of character. ”People of the Way: Restoring Episcopal Identity by Dwight J. Zschweile. (GoogleBooks Preview) “There is a renewed conversation about identity and mission in American Anglicanism today,based on the recognition that the church’s context in the U.S. has dramatically changed.”