A different view of urban schools

civil rights, critical race theory, and unexplored realities
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P. Lang , New York
Racism in education, Educational equalization, Urban sc
StatementKitty Kelly Epstein
SeriesCounterpoints: studies in the postmodern theory of education -- v. 291
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LC ClassificationsLC5141 .E67 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL25101841M
ISBN 139781433113888
LC Control Number2011044167

The revised edition of A Different View of Urban Schools updates a unique story about the realities of urban education in America and provides new insights on the origin of urban education issues; the route to a diverse and effective teaching force; and the impact of federal legislation and corporate involvement on urban schools.

Epstein’s analysis of problems is fascinating; her program Cited by:   A Different View of Urban Schools tells a fascinating story about the realities of urban education in America.

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Although reported criminality in suburban schools for is %, still it is half the % of urban schools. b) Family Characteristics. Another major difference is the family characteristics of students in urban and suburban schools.

Suburban students are more homogenous, and therefore more likely to follow same patterns of behavior. What Is an Urban School. When thinking of high need schools, the first thing that comes to mind for many people is the image of an inner city school, crowded and poorly truth is, while this is a stereotype and many urban schools perform exceptionally well, there are still urban schools across the country that are in high need of teachers and resources.

A Different View of Urban Schools by Epstein addresses the historically embedded issues of racism, applies them to modern education, and creates solutions. By recognizing and responding to the imbalance of powers within existing structures – and teaching students to do the same, educational leaders can serve students in urban populations/5.

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Kitty Kelly Epstein is the author of A Different View of Urban Schools ( avg rating, 9 ratings, 3 reviews, published ), Changing Academia Forever /5(4). The region, like many American metros, saw a dramatic shift of wealthy and white families moving from urban schools to suburban districts, and the best funded, best-achieving schools changed with them as a consequence.

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The book includes oral history accounts from participants and analysis of local data, but it also sums up national trends in. Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. []). Summary The revised edition of A Different View of Urban Schools updates a unique story about the realities of urban education in America and provides new insights on the origin of urban education issues; the route to a diverse and effective teaching force; and the impact of federal legislation and corporate involvement on urban.

The revised edition of A Different View of Urban Schools updates a unique story about the realities of urban education in America and provides new insights on the origin of urban education issues; the route to a diverse and effective teaching force; and the impact of federal legislation and corporate involvement on urban schools.

CHAPTER TWO: Why Is Urban Education Different from Suburban and Rural Education. Anderson, Philip M.; Summerfield, Judith P.

// 19 Urban Questions: Teaching in the City;, p Chapter 2 of the book "19 Urban Questions: Teaching in the City" is presented. It explores the differences between urban, suburban and rural schools in the U.S.

Product Information. The revised edition of A Different View of Urban Schools updates a unique story about the realities of urban education in America and provides new insights on the origin of urban education issues; the route to a diverse and effective teaching force; and the impact of federal legislation and corporate involvement on urban schools.

blamed for all the “urban” problems in a school or district. There are several important additional points to consider about my expe-rience. For one, the middle school that I observed encompassed some char - acteristics of some urban schools, but the social context was not what many of us in urban.

Phillippo presents a clearly written and intellectually engaging book that is grounded in relevant theory and strong empirical research. Those interested in education policy, urban school reform, teacher education and leadership for urban schools, and guidance and mental health counseling for urban students would find this book insightful and worth reading.

students to enter into schools in a different district (‘interdistrict’). In this brief, we focus most of our attention on magnet schools, charter schools, and open-enrollment policies because they are the most common school-choice policies operating in urban school districts (Council of Chief School.

What Makes Urban Schools Different. In most countries and economies, students who attend schools in urban areas tend to perform at higher levels than other students. Socio-economic status explains only part of the performance difference between students who attend urban schools and other students.

Schools located in or near urban centers, primarily serving poor and ethnically diverse students in densely populated schools are often characterized by lower academic achievement than suburban schools, and high rates of mobility by students.

Learn more in: Developing Instructional Leadership and Communication Skills through Online Professional Development: Focusing on Rural. reporting preferences of 7th and 8th grade students at an urban, suburban, and rural school.

The results of this study indicate that bullying continues to be a prevalent issue that students face, but a great majority still fail to report these bullying incidents to school personnel.

Urban schools had a very different school schedule, but also included summer. School was essentially open year round, but was not mandatory, and.

The nonpartisan Urban Institute publishes studies, reports, and books on timely topics worthy of public consideration. The views expressed are those of the authors and should not be attributed to the Urban Institute, its trustees, or its funders.

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How did urban schools become unresponsive bureaucracies that fail to educate most of their students? Are there fresh, constructive ways to think about welfare, poverty, and public education? Throughout the book Katz shows how interpretations of the past, grounded in analytic history, can free us of comforting myths and help us to reframe.Urban schools are usually larger, enjoy greater responsibility for resource allocation, are less likely to experience staff shortages, are more likely to have a higher proportion of qualified teachers, and have higher student-teacher ratios than schools in rural areas .A New View of Urban Education Reform Mark R.

Warren In this article, Mark R. Warren argues that if urban school reform in the United States is to be successful, it must be linked to the revitalization of the communities around our schools.