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THE SHIFTING LANDSCAPE OF THE AMERICAN SCHOOL DISTRICT: CHANGING GEOGRAPHIES, EVOLVING INEQUITIES, AND RECURRING EFFORTS AT INSTRUCTIONAL IMPROVEMENT, 1890-2013

Chairs: David Gamson & Emily Hodge, The Pennsylvania State University 

A History of District Reform: Reinterpreting System Wide Instructional Innovation in the Twentieth Century 

   David Gamson, The Pennsylvania State University 

   Emily Hodge, The Pennsylvania State University 

Top-Down Versus Bottom-Up Educational Reform in the Interwar Period 

    Karen Benjamin, Saint Xavier University 

The Geo-Spatial Distribution of Educational Attainment: Cultural Capital and Uneven Development in Metropolitan Kansas City, 1960-1980 

   John Rury, University of Kansas 

   Sanae Akaba, University of Kansas 

Geography Matters: Urban School Districts and their Communities 

   Heather Lewis, Pratt Institute 

   Discussant: Emily Straus, State University of New York at Fredonia

Earlier Event: November 2
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Later Event: November 2
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