The Shame Of The Suburbs: How We Got This Way-- Historical, Cultural, Fiscal Patterns Led To LI’s Handful Of Struggling Schools
By: Teachers College
Published: 6/14/2004
Uploaded: 08/03/2017
Uploaded by: Pocket Masters
Pockets: Journalism, New York State School Finance Reform Archive
Tags: fiscal, School district

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Description/Abstract: If those who don't learn from history are doomed to repeat it, then the first step to saving Long Island's handful of chronically struggling school districts is to understand how they came to be this way. The shame of the suburbs must not continue. But it also must not be repeated - for the conditions that created these poor minority asterisks to the region's academic success exist in too many other districts.