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Title:Parent power and urban school reform: The story of Mothers on the Move
Short Description:This case study of Mothers on the Move analyzes efforts to improve schooling outcomes in the Hunts Point neighborhood of the South Bronx.
Annotation:This case study of Mothers on the Move (MOM), published by the New York University Institute for Education and Social Policy, analyzes efforts to improve schooling outcomes in the Hunts Point neighborhood of the South Bronx. It describes a ten-year struggle to expose hidden disparities in achievement and resources between local schools and schools in wealthier neighborhoods.
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Achievement Gap
African Americans
High School
Low-Income Students
Parent/Family Involvement and Community Engagement

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