Schools and Urban Revitalization

Schools and Urban Revitalization

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New research in community development shows that institutions matter. Where the private sector disinvests from the inner city, public and nonprofit institutions step in and provide engines to economic revitalization and promote greater equity in society. Schools and Urban Revitalization collects emerging research in this field, with special interest in new school-neighborhood partnerships that lead todaya€™s most vibrant policy responses to urban blight.In fact, in 2009, Westinghouse had the lowest percentage of a€œPromise readya€ students in the district (i.e., 39 percent versus ... More specifically, in 2009, only half of Homewooda#39;s 3rd graders were proficient in reading (47 percent) and math (52anbsp;...

Title:Schools and Urban Revitalization
Author:Kelly L. Patterson, Robert Mark Silverman
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-10-08


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