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Document Number: 5758

Constituents of Change - Community organizing has grown dramatically in the last decade as citizens seek to improve student achievement and transform the relationships between schools and communities. This report examines eight urban groups from communities across the country. The first in a planned series of papers on a five-year study, this paper details the historical foundations, ideological bases, theoretical models and contextual factors shaping each groupís school reform goals, values, strategies and methods. (Kavitha Mediratta, New York University, September 2004)...


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