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Valley Interfaith and School Reform

Organizing for Power in South Texas (Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long Series in Latin American and Latino Art and Culture)

by Dennis Shirley

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Published by University of Texas Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Education In Special Areas,
  • Educational Reform,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Education,
  • Educational Policy & Reform,
  • History,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Philosophy of education,
  • Schools,
  • Social Science / Sociology / General,
  • General,
  • Community and school,
  • Educational change,
  • Rio Grande Valley,
  • Valley Interfaith (Organizatio

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9739261M
    ISBN 100292777647
    ISBN 109780292777644
    OCLC/WorldCa47098559


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The Paperback of the Valley Interfaith And School Reform by Dennis Shirley at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : Dennis Shirley. Dennis Shirley focuses the book around case studies of three schools that have benefited from the reform efforts of a community group called Valley Interfaith, which works to develop community leadership and boost academic achievement.

He follows the remarkable efforts of teachers, parents, school administrators. chapter five the challenges of community organizing and school reform (pp. ) In the last fifteen years Valley Interfaith helped effect a number of changes in the Lower Rio Grande Valley that have had a significant impact on community leadership, conditions in the colonias, and school reform.

Dennis Shirley focuses the book around case studies of three schools that have benefited from the reform efforts of a community group called Valley Interfaith, which works to develop community leadership and boost academic : University of Texas Press.

Valley Interfaith is unusual in that it crosses the boundary separating the worlds of community organizing and school reform. It demonstrates how community organizing can catalyze the work of school reform, while transformations in a school can give a community a locus for civic : Dennis Shirley.

Valley Interfaith and School Reform: Organizing for Power in South Texas; By Dennis Shirley ; Book; Published by: University of Texas Press; Series: Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long Series in Latin American and Latino Art and CultureCited by: Many advocates of school reform have called for dismantling public education in favor of market-based models of reform such as privatization and vouchers.

By contrast, this pathfinding book explores how community organizing and activism in support of public schools in one of America's most economically disadvantaged regions, the Rio Grande Valley of South Texas, has engendered impressive academic Brand: University of Texas Press.

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Shirley / VALLEY INTERFAITH AND SCHOOL REFORM / sheet 90 of collaboration with Valley Interfaith could be interpreted by families as mixing politics—and radical politics at Cited by: This book is not about pluralism, interfaith dialogue or religious tolerance.

However, the book is a good read on what interfaith families have to endure. The book is well detailed and document in an attempt to justify the "embracing of two or more religions in one interfaith family".Cited by: 8.

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Publisher Fact Sheet. This book focuses on the case studies of three schools that have benefited from the reform efforts of a community group called Valley Interfaith, which works to develop community leadership &. School of Education at Boston College, wrote his book Valley Interfaith and School Reform: Organizing for Power in South Texas as the second book in his series on community involvement in the.

Observers of all political persuasions agree that our urban schools are in a state of crisis. Yet most efforts at school reform treat schools as isolated institutions, disconnected from the communities in which they are embedded and insulated from the political realities which surround them.

Community Organizing for Urban School Reform tells the story of a radically different approach to. Find in a Library Find Valley Interfaith and School Reform near you. Valley Interfaith and school reform: Organizing for power in South Texas. Austin: University of Texas Press.

Austin: University of Texas Press. Warren, M. Valley Interfaith Victories McAllen: Continued funding for the Valley Initiative of Development and Advancement (VIDA), Affordable Homes of South Texas, and the Milagro Clinic.

- Inclusion of South McAllen in City of McAllen’s $million-dollar plan for water retention ponds and expansion of ers: Valley Interfaith Child Care Center, Inc. believes a society that values its own future must care for its youngest and most vulnerable members.

Because cognitive, physical, social, and emotional development begins at birth, VICCC strives to make the earliest and most formative experiences of children’s lives positive and rewarding. Explores how community organizing and activism in support of public schools in one of America's most economically disadvantaged regions, the Rio Grande Valley of South Texas, has engendered.

The Elusive Quest for Equality documents both the plight and the struggle of Chicano communities over the past years, using the guiding themes of segregation, Americanization, and resistance in the history of education for Chicanos/Chicanas.

The history of the Chicano community's quest for educational equality is long and rich. Since the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo formalized the conquest. Valley Interfaith and School Reform Dennis Shirley "When reforms in some education systems result in alienated teaching rather than improved learning, it takes a book like The Mindful Teacher to remind all that education has deeper meaning and substance than merely achieving performance indicators.

This book has a very important message for. Indicators Project on Education Organizing. Cross City Campaign for Urban School Reform: Chicago, IL.

Shirley, Dennis () Community Organizing for Urban School Reform. Austin, Texas:University of Texas Press. Shirley, Dennis () Valley Interfaith and School Reform: Organizing for Power in South Texas. Austin, Texas: University of Texas Press.

Valley Interfaith, Brownsville, Texas. likes. Developing leadership, organizing power, and strengthening communities throughout the Rio Grande Valley of ers: Books By Dennis Shirley All (the series on school reform) Jun (more on the way).

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Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. Shirley, Dennis () Community Organizing for Urban School Reform. Austin, Tx.: University of Texas Press. Shirley, Dennis () Valley Interfaith and School Reform: Organizing for Power in South Texas.

Austin, TX: University of Texas Press. Smith, Glen W. The Politics of Deceit: Saving Freedom and Democracy from Extinction. His research interests are in the areas of community organizing and school reform, and his most recent book is "Valley Interfaith and School Reform: Organizing for Power in South Texas" (University of Texas Press, ).

He teaches classes in the Social Contexts of Education and the History and Politics of Cited by: 1. Book Review: Anyon, J. Radical Possibilities: Public Policy, Urban Education, and a New Social Movement. The color of school reform: Race, politics, and the challenge of urban education.

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"Transforming Sam Houston Elementary School" (Chapter 4). In: Shirley, Dennis. Valley Interfaith and School Reform: Organizing for Power in South Texas. University of Texas Press, January 1, ISBNStart: p. - Chapter available on JSTOR. Reference notes. For instance, the Alliance Schools in Texas, described in Dennis Shirley's Valley Interfaith and School Reform, organized by an Industrial Areas Foundation affiliate with churches, unions and others, developed large scale efforts to redesign schools.

It had similarities to Meier's story - more local autonomy, parent and student voice Author: Harry Boyte. Shirley, Dennis () Community Organizing for Urban School Reform.

Austin, Tx. University of Texas Press. Shirley, Dennis () Valley Interfaith and School Reform: Organizing for Power in South Texas.

Austin, TX: University of Texas Press. Smith, Glen W. The Politics of Deceit: Saving Freedom and Democracy from Extinction. The Latin American and Latino Art and Culture book series by multiple authors includes books History of the Incas, A User's Guide to Postcolonial and Latino Borderland Fiction, Monumental Ambivalence: The Politics of Heritage (Joe R.

and Teresa Lozano Long Series in Latin American and Latino Art and Culture), and several more. The state of Texas has issued a Stay Home–Work Safe Order. We cannot accept orders for books or journals at this time. Readers may order directly from many independent bookstores via, and bookstore websites, as well as through major online retailers.

Though the book as a whole provides insight into a variety of different aspects of American life ranging from corporate culture to religious networks (and is definitely worth a read, not matter what you’re interested in), the chapter that stood out to me in relevance was the first in the book, which covered the efforts of Valley Interfaith to.

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