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NSBN's 'Equity Beyond Dollars' Argues It Takes A Neighborhood To Raise A Child

April 19, 2005

The promise of schools as centers of communities is at its heart one of making meaningful opportunity available to all children and their families. The following excerpt of "Equity Beyond Dollars: California's Choice for Children - Lessons Learned" by David A. Abel, Angela E. Oh, Jonathan Zasloff, Edward Takashima, and Alan Mobley makes the case that real equality of opportunity goes far beyond funding formulas and consent decrees. This NSBN report, with funding from the Rockefeller Fdn., is available at

Link: NSBN Org

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