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Author Oresick, Jake, 1982- author.

Title The Schenley experiment : a social history of Pittsburgh's first public high school / Jake Oresick
Published University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2017]
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Contents Origin story : the people's college and why Schenley High almost never happened -- These three walls : the comprehensive high school, Edward Stotz, and the fight to make Schenley extraordinary -- Enter to learn : 1916-1929 -- Growing pains : 1930-1949 -- Running uphill : 1950-1964 -- The writing on the walls : 1965-1979 -- If you're going to drop a bomb: the PHRC, Richard Wallace, and the teacher center -- Renaissance : 1983-1993 -- The school of choice : 1994-2007 -- Closing time : Mark Roosevelt, asbestos, and the "Save Schenley" movement -- After Oakland: Reizenstein, university prep, and Obama Academy
Summary "Traces the history of Schenley High, Pittsburgh's first public high school. Includes 150 original interviews examining issues of class, race, ethnicity, and collaboration, and how these reflect on the history of education in Pittsburgh"--Provided by publisher
Notes "Keystone Books."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed March 28, 2017)
Subject Schenley High School (Pittsburgh, Pa.) -- History
Schenley High School (Pittsburgh, Pa.)
EDUCATION -- Secondary.
EDUCATION -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2016053627
ISBN 9780271079776