Chapter 16
A Community of Tennessee Writers, Readers & Passersby

Race, Economics, and the Politics of Educational Change

By John M. Amis and Paul M. Wright
Univ Tennessee Press
274 pages

“This work will examine the history of the Memphis school system, the economic factors that arise in consolidations, the socioeconomic inequalities borne of long-term racism that lie in the background of the system’s recent history, and the political situation that promises to complicate the consolidation process.”

-from the publisher