GCYO Research Connections

Publications of Interest

Critical Studies in Education (2013) Special Issue: Grassroots Educational Organizing in an Era of Venture Capital. 54(1).

Center for Education Organizing at the Annenberg Institute for School Reform. (2012). “Getting Started in Education Organizing: Resources and Strategies.” http://annenberginstitute.org/publication/getting-started-education-organizing-resources-and-strategies

Chang, Benji, & Lee, Juhyung H. (2012). “Community-Based?” Asian American Youth, Parents and Community in the Shifting Chinatowns of New York and Los Angeles. Asian American Pacific Islander Nexus Journal, 10(2): 99-117.

Dixon-Román, Ezekiel & Gordon, Edmund W. (eds). (2012). Thinking comprehensively about education: Spaces of educative possibility and their implications for public policy. New York, NY: Routledge.   http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415894920/?utm_campaign=S12%20Thinking%20Comprehensively_9780415894920&utm_source=adestra&utm_medium=email

Fine, Michelle & Karp, Stan (2012). Review of Parent Power: Grassroots-Activism and K-12 Education Reform. Boulder, CO: National Education Policy Center. http://nepc.colorado.edu/thinktank/review-parent-power

Ishimaru, Ann. (2012). From heroes to organizers: Principals and education organizing in urban school reform. Educational Administration Quarterly.   http://eaq.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/0013161X12448250v1

Kelly, Andrew P. & McGuinn, Patrick J. (July, 2012). “Parent power: Grass-roots activism and the new politics of K-12 education reform.” Washington D.C.: American Enterprise Institute.   To see a video of the authors and parent advocates discussing the report, go to: http://www.aei.org/events/2012/07/31/parent-power-grassroots-activism-and-the-new-politics-of-k-12-education-reform/   To download the report, go to: http://www.aei.org/papers/education/k-12/parent-power-grass-roots-activism-and-k-12-education-reform/

Lubienski, Christopher, Scott, Janelle T., Rogers, John & Welner, Kevin G. (2012). Missing the Target? The Parent Trigger as a Strategy for Parental Engagement and School Reform. Boulder, CO: National Education Policy Center. http://nepc.colorado.edu/publication/missing-the-target

Middaugh, Ellen & the Civic Engagement Research Group. (2012, January). Service & Activism in the Digital Age: Supporting Youth Engagement in Public Life. Youth & Participatory Politics, DML Central Working Papers. http://connectedlearning.tv/ellen-middaugh-service-activism-digital-age-supporting-youth-engagement-public-life

Miller, Mike. (2012). Community Organizing: A Brief Introduction. Euclid Avenue Press. http://amzn.to/IzN2C7)

Schutz, A. & Sandy, Marie G. (2012). Collective Action for Social Change: An Introduction to Community Organizing. Palgrave Macmillan. http://www.amazon.com/Collective-Action-Social-Change-Introduction/dp/0230111254

Taines, Cynthia. (2012). Intervening in Alienation: The Outcomes for Urban Youth of Participating in School Activism. American Educational Research Journal, 49(1): 53-86. http://aer.sagepub.com/content/49/1/53.abstract

Voices in Urban Education (2012) Special Issue: Education for Liberation. 34 (Summer).

Finn, Mary. (2011). John Dewey and an “Organizing Approach to Teaching.” Journal of Educational Controversy, 6(1). http://www.wce.wwu.edu/Resources/CEP/eJournal/v006n001/

McAlister, S., Mintrop, H., Chong, S., and Renée, M. (2011). Target, Strategic Partner, Critical Friend? Relationships between School Leaders and Community Organizing Groups. In Auerbach, Susan (ed.). School Leadership for Authentic Family and Community Partnerships: Research Perspectives for Transforming Practice. New York: Routledge.

Renée, M. and McAlister, S. (2011). The Strengths and Challenges of Community Organizing as an Education Reform Strategy: What the Research Says. Community Organizing as an Education Reform Strategy Series. Prepared by the Annenberg Institute for School Reform at Brown University. Quincy, MA: Nellie Mae Education Foundation.

Warren, M. R., & Mapp, K. (Eds.). (2011). A match on dry grass: Community organizing as a catalyst for school reform. New York: Oxford University Press. http://matchondrygrass.org/

Watson, Vajra. (2011). Learning to Liberate: Community-Based Solutions to the Crisis in Urban Education. New York: Routledge. http://www.amazon.com/Learning-Liberate-Community-Based-Solutions-Education/dp/0415898374

Bell, Lee Anne. (2010). Storytelling for Social Justice: Connecting Narrative and the Arts in Antiracist Teaching. New York, NY: Routledge.