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Volume 23, Number 4
July/August 2007

Youth Organizing and School Improvement


City Schools: How Districts and Communities Can Create Smart Education Systems (Harvard Education Press, 2007) lays out a vision for a “smart” education system, one that links a highly functioning and effective school district with a comprehensive and accessible web of supports for children, youth, and families. In this excerpt, Kavitha Mediratta, Amy Cohen, and Seema Shah describe the role of youth organizing in creating and maintaining such a system.

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