Race, Politics, and Geography in the Development of Public Schools in the Southern United States

@inproceedings{Fairclough2016RacePA,
  title={Race, Politics, and Geography in the Development of Public Schools in the Southern United States},
  author={A. Fairclough},
  year={2016}
}
The federal system of the United States places public schools under the political control of states, cities, and counties, resulting in wide variations in funding and an absence of uniform standards. In the southern states, public schools long suffered from poverty and the legacy of slavery. White hostility to the education of Blacks stunted the development of public education after 1865 and produced a racially segregated school system that perpetuated inequality. Those inequalities widened… Expand
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