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  • Ghosts in the Schoolyard
  • Eve L. Ewing
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  • 21 October 2019
  • 9780226526027

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Free download Ghosts in the Schoolyard 105 Download ☆ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ↠ Eve L. Ewing “Failing schools Underprivileged schools Just plain bad schools”   That’s how Eve L Ewing opens Ghosts in the Schoolyard describing Chicago Public Schools from the outside The way politicians and pundits and parents of kids who attend other schools talk about them with a mix of pity and contempt   But Ewing knows Chicago Public Schools from the inside as a student then a teacher and now a scholar who studies them And that perspective has shown her that public schools are not buildings full of failures they’re an integral part of their neighborhoods at the heart of their. See my review in the South Side Weekly

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Free download Ghosts in the Schoolyard 105 Download ☆ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ↠ Eve L. Ewing ??s answer begins with a story of systemic racism ineuality bad faith and distrust that stretches deep into Chicago history Rooting her exploration in the historic African American neighborhood of Bronzeville Ewing reveals that this issue is about much than just schools Black communities see the closing of their schools schools that are certainly less than perfect but that are theirs as one in a long line of racist policies The fight to keep them open is yet another front in the ongoing struggle of black people in America to build successful lives and achieve true self determinati. In 2013 then mayor Rahm Emanuel unveiled a plan to shut down failing public schools at a rate previously unseen Citing budget deficits declines in overall enrollment and low test scores the closures were framed as an unfortunate inevitability driven by objective metrics and Chicago Public Schools administrators desire to do better by students trapped in underutilized schools Given the city s explanation Emanuel s plan might easily have been interpreted as a hopeful shift once their woeful schools were closed displaced students would be routed to supposedly higher performing ones Nevertheless strident protest from Chicago s Black communities sit ins press conferences vigils counter proposals a hunger strike captured national headlines If the schools were so terrible asks ualitative sociologist Eve L Ewing why did people fight for them so adamantly To answer this uestion Ewing presents an accessible carefully researched power analysis of segregation and public policy in the context of school closures as they particularly impacted Bronzeville a historically Black south side neighborhood Most compelling is how Ewing centers the perspectives of those most impacted by school closures uplifting their voices by transcribing public comments and interview testimonies Such theoretical emphasis counters the long history of the silencing and repression that Ewing uncovers through her work and prioritizes the community members own methodology for evaluating the schools in their city one that centers black children and black communities as constituents with voices that matter and acknowledges the racialized social system we live in Despite Bronzeville residents tremendous efforts all six of the schools represented in Ewing s research ultimately close and Ghosts in the Schoolyard then becomes an investigation on institutional mourning how impacted communities make sense of the trauma they endured and how they remember what city officials attempted to eradicate Also an accomplished poet Ewing uses lyrical prose as deftly as statistical data to engage general readers and researchers alike Life Is BeautifulSebuah Jendela Untuk Melihat Dunia yet another front in the ongoing struggle of black people in America to build successful lives and achieve true self determinati. In 2013 then mayor Rahm Emanuel unveiled a plan to shut down failing public schools at a rate previously unseen Citing budget deficits declines in overall enrollment and low test scores the closures were framed as an unfortunate inevitability driven by objective metrics and Chicago Public Schools administrators desire to do better by students trapped in underutilized schools Given the city s explanation Emanuel s plan might easily have been interpreted as a hopeful shift once their woeful schools were closed displaced students would be routed to supposedly higher performing ones Nevertheless strident protest from Chicago s Black communities sit ins press conferences vigils counter proposals a hunger strike captured national headlines If the schools were so terrible asks ualitative sociologist Eve L Ewing why did people fight for them so adamantly To answer this uestion Ewing presents an accessible carefully researched power analysis of segregation and public policy in the context of school closures as they particularly impacted Bronzeville a historically Black south side neighborhood Most compelling is how Ewing centers the perspectives of those most impacted by school closures uplifting their voices by transcribing public comments and interview testimonies Such theoretical emphasis counters the long history of the silencing and repression that Ewing uncovers through her work and prioritizes the community members own methodology for evaluating the schools in their city one that centers black children and black communities as constituents with voices that matter and acknowledges the racialized social system we live in Despite Bronzeville residents tremendous efforts all six of the schools represented in Ewing s research ultimately close and Ghosts in the Schoolyard then becomes an investigation on institutional mourning how impacted communities make sense of the trauma they endured and how they remember what city officials attempted to eradicate Also an accomplished poet Ewing uses lyrical prose as deftly as statistical data to engage general readers and researchers alike

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Free download Ghosts in the Schoolyard 105 Download ☆ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ↠ Eve L. Ewing Communities storehouses of history and memory that bring people together   Never was that role apparent than in 2013 when Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced an unprecedented wave of school closings Pitched simultaneously as a solution to a budget problem a response to declining enrollments and a chance to purge bad schools that were dragging down the whole system the plan was met with a roar of protest from parents students and teachers But if these schools were so bad why did people care so much about keeping them open to the point that some would even go on a hunger strike   Ewing?. People will take everything you have then blame you for having nothing