Chapter 1: Demythologizing the American History of Urban Public Schooling
Chapter 2: The Emergence of Race in the Debate on Urban School Reform
Chapter 3: The Infusion of Big, Federal Cash…Throwing Good Money After Bad
Chapter 4: Can Failure Be Unlearned? Can urban schools actually be transformed in the new millennium?
Chapter 5: Can Competition Serve as the Jumpstart That Failing Urban Public Schools Need To Get Their Acts Together?
Chapter 6: What is School Choice? Why is it the Only Viable Alternative to Failing Urban Schools in the New Millennium?