Inside Ocean Hill-Brownsville : a teacher's education, 1968-69 / Charles S. Isaacs.Material type: TextSeries: Excelsior editionsPublication details: Albany : State University of New York Press, Albany,  Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 346 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781438452968; 1438452969; 1438452977; 9781438452975Subject(s): Isaacs, Charles S., 1945- | Ocean Hill-Brownsville Demonstration School District (New York, N.Y.) | Isaacs, Charles S., 1945- | Ocean Hill-Brownsville Demonstration School District (New York, N.Y.) | Strikes and lockouts -- Teachers -- New York (State) -- New York | Discrimination in education -- New York (State) -- New York | Teachers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Labor | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Labor & Industrial Relations | Discrimination in education | Strikes and lockouts -- Teachers | Teachers | New York (State) -- New YorkGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. | Biographies. Additional physical formats: Print version:: No titleDDC classification: 331.88/113711 LOC classification: LB2844.47.U62 | N485 2014Online resources: Click here to access online
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Preface; Part I: Prelude to Confrontation; Tales of Two Cities; The Fight for Integration; Where Are the Teachers?; Boycotts and Dead Ends; New Voices at a New School; People Power in Brownsville; An Experiment Is Born; A Preemptive Summer; Polarization; The Governing Board Strikes Back; Part II: Ten Weeks, Three Strikes; Back to Brooklyn; First Time at Bat; The New ; Meets the Old; Strike One; A Rocky Return; Strike Two; Divisions Emerge; The UFT Rallies Against Mob Rule; The Jewish Holidays; An Experiment in Testing.
Escalation, Capitulation, ResistanceWalkout; A Brief Case Study in Manufactured History; The "Settlement" Unravels; "Your Papers, Please!"; An Accidental Arrest; "Now Play Nice Together"; Strike Three, Week One; Eye of the Storm; Crossing the Lines; The Leaflet Controversy; Is This What You Want For Your Children? The Uft Says No!; The Wright Stuff; Teaching Future Teachers; Teacher Evaluations; Too Little, Too Late; The Strike Is Settled; Part III: The Vise Tightens; Not Back to Normal; Nauman Returns, Sort Of; Trespass; The Synagogue Fires; Johnson's Welcome Wears Him Out.
Facing Down FirmanChaos to Camelot; The January Offensive; Vann and Campbell Meet the Press; Mr. Singer's Visit; The Principal Returns and Teachers Leave; The ADL Report; Dissent and Rebuttal; Thoughts on the Black/Jewish Divide; Martin Mayer Spins a Tale; Homeroom Math; Getting the Right Answer; The Splits Widen; The Madison Project; Civil Liberties Revisited; A Downhill Slide; The Season of Student Revolts; Signs of a Feud; Decentralization Debacle; Choosing Sides; Enter the Republic; He Said, He Said; The Empire Strikes Back; Implosion; Graduation Day; Part IV: Aftermath.
Brownsville Battles OnJews, Whites, and Others; Decentralization Reaps What Was Sown; The Bloomberg Era; Miracle or Mirage; Testing and Its Discontents; The End Product; Coda; Notes; Illustration Credits; Sources; Books; Journal Articles and Papers; Reports and Position Papers; Court Decisions; Newspapers, Newsletters, and Magazines; Interviews; Index.