For those who care about improving and saving the traditional neighborhood public school demand that more money goes into the classroom and more resources are allocated for the social emotional needs of students and their families.
If you never read the Dale Russakoff's book The Prize please listen the these links!
NPR: Urban Schools Reform
Urban School Reform: Dale Russakoff, "The Prize" Just listen to the dissertation!
Urban Education Reform: You Must Listen To This!
Dale Russakoff and Jelani Cobb on race and education in Newark and elsewhere.