The Roots of Educational Inequality: Germantown High School, 1907-2011         Erika M. Kitzmiller
Dr. Anne Mullikin, University of Pennsylvania ‘22         GGermantown High School, Faculty 1922-1959
February 2007
Germantown High School, 2007
The Roots of         Educational Inequality• Examines the political, social, and economic  factors that contributed to the...
Chapter 1:Campaigningfor a PublicHigh School inthe SuburbanSanctuary,1907 - 1914
Chapter 2:Legitimizingthe New HighSchool in anIncreasinglyFracturedCommunity,1914 - 1928
Chapter 3:TheFoundationBegins toCrack, 1929-1937
Chapter 4:The Rhetoric ofWartime UnityMasksInequality,1938 - 1945
Chapter 5:Meeting theNeeds of a“ModernGenerationLiving in aModern Age,”1946 - 1957
Chapter 6:UrbanRenewal andRacial Unrest,1958 - 1967
Findings• White flight, alone, did not lead to the school’s  transformation.• Philadelphia never allocated enough funding ...
Conclusion14
Erika Kitzmiller
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Erika Kitzmiller

450

Published on

9th Annual Penn Urban Doctoral Symposium (2012)

The Roots of Educational Inequality: Germantown High School, 1907-2011

Published in: Education, News & Politics
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
450
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
1
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Erika Kitzmiller

  1. 1. The Roots of Educational Inequality: Germantown High School, 1907-2011 Erika M. Kitzmiller
  2. 2. Dr. Anne Mullikin, University of Pennsylvania ‘22 GGermantown High School, Faculty 1922-1959
  3. 3. February 2007
  4. 4. Germantown High School, 2007
  5. 5. The Roots of Educational Inequality• Examines the political, social, and economic factors that contributed to the school’s transformation.• Analyzes daily events rather than key turning points.• Examines how inequalities were produced and how individuals challenged and resisted them.
  6. 6. Chapter 1:Campaigningfor a PublicHigh School inthe SuburbanSanctuary,1907 - 1914
  7. 7. Chapter 2:Legitimizingthe New HighSchool in anIncreasinglyFracturedCommunity,1914 - 1928
  8. 8. Chapter 3:TheFoundationBegins toCrack, 1929-1937
  9. 9. Chapter 4:The Rhetoric ofWartime UnityMasksInequality,1938 - 1945
  10. 10. Chapter 5:Meeting theNeeds of a“ModernGenerationLiving in aModern Age,”1946 - 1957
  11. 11. Chapter 6:UrbanRenewal andRacial Unrest,1958 - 1967
  12. 12. Findings• White flight, alone, did not lead to the school’s transformation.• Philadelphia never allocated enough funding for its schools.• Private funding for public schools and charitable organizations.• Educational institutions were sites that both replicated and undermined structural inequalities.
  13. 13. Conclusion14
  1. A particular slide catching your eye?

    Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.

×