Urban Education : A Reference Handbook Hardback
Part of the Contemporary Education Issues series
A comprehensive look at urban schools, using history as a lens for coming to grips with present-day social, political, legal, and economic realities reflected in our urban education system. Urban Education encompasses the historical perspectives from the late 19th century to the present on urban schooling.
It examines the social and political context of schools and the impact of court decisions on education in our urban schools.
The book provides insightful analyses of teaching, curriculum, and assessment issues including curriculum differentiation between most suburban and urban school districts that contribute to the widespread achievement between these schools. Provides a chronology of urban schools from the Industrial Age to the 21st centuryIncludes a glossary that defines terms used in the text