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'Mayors in the Middle': Control of Urban Schools

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'Mayors in the Middle': Control of Urban Schools

'Mayors in the Middle': Control of Urban Schools

'Mayors in the Middle': Control of Urban Schools

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's Tavis Smiley talks to Wilbur Rich, a professor of political science at Wellesley College and co-editor of a new book, Mayors In The Middle: Politics, Race and Mayoral Control of Urban Schools. He also speaks to a "mayor in the middle," Kwame Kilpatrick of Detroit. They discuss the political power struggles over inner-city schools between mayors and elected school boards.

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