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Title Creating the suburban school advantage : race, localism, and inequality in an American metropolis / John L. Rury.
Imprint Ithaca : Cornell University Press, [2020]

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Description 1 online resource
Series Histories of American education
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on April 01, 2020).
Subject Suburban schools -- Missouri -- Kansas City Metropolitan Area -- History.
Suburban schools -- Kansas -- Johnson County -- History.
Discrimination in education -- Missouri -- Kansas City Metropolitan Area -- History.
Discrimination in education -- Kansas -- Johnson County -- History.
Racism in education -- Missouri -- Kansas City Metropolitan Area -- History.
Racism in education -- Kansas -- Johnson County -- History.
Educational equalization -- Missouri -- Kansas City Metropolitan Area -- History.
Educational equalization -- Kansas -- Johnson County -- History.
Kansas -- Johnson County.
Missouri -- Kansas City Metropolitan Area.
Genre History.
Contents Introduction : educating the divided metropolis -- Suburban and urban schools : two sides of a national metropolitan coin -- Uniting and dividing a heartland metropolis : growth and inequity in postwar Kansas City -- Fall from grace : the transformation of an urban school system -- Racialized advantage : the Missouri suburban school districts -- Conflict in suburbia : localism, race and education in Johnson County, Kansas -- Epilogue : an enduring legacy of inequality.
Summary "This book describes how an ethos of localism and racial exclusion created a perceived and real advantage for suburban school districts in the postwar era, focusing on developments in metropolitan Kansas City"-- Provided by publisher
"This book describes how an ethos of localism and racial exclusion created a perceived and real advantage for suburban school districts in the postwar era, focusing on developments in metropolitan Kansas City"-- Provided by publisher
Other Title Print version: Rury, John L., 1951- Creating the suburban school advantage. Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2020 9781501748394