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When a City Closes its Schools


reviewed by Martin Deutsch 1961

coverTitle: When a City Closes its Schools
Author(s): E. Q. Campbell
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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Campbell states in his conclusion to this report of research on the Norfolk school crisis that, "A city without public schools is simply not a city." He points out that the conflict between segregated and non-segregated schooling becomes considerably more complex when schools are closed. The conflict alters to one of desegrated public schools vs. no public schools. The implications of the study are serious and relate to one of our most acute social issues, dominant in the South but not restricted to it and typically approached in irrational ways. It is unfortunate, therefore, that the book is not more clearly organized with more substantial sections on setting and problems. The methodology is not always clear; too much must be referred to in the appendix, and the summary and implications are not cohesively presented or sufficiently linked to the statement of the problem. One would wish, too, that a study such... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 62 Number 8, 1961, p. 664-664
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 3251, Date Accessed: 10/22/2017 12:48:19 AM

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