Urban Education for the 21st Century: Research, Issues, and Perspectives / Edition 1

Urban Education for the 21st Century: Research, Issues, and Perspectives / Edition 1

by Festus E. Obiakor
     
 

This book exposes the complexities and realities facing urbanness and urban schools that are inadequately funded and denigrated, along with students who continue to be misidentified, misassessed, miscategorized, misplaced, and misinstructed by illprepared and unprepared educators and service providers. The text demonstrates the comprehensive nature and connectedness… See more details below

Overview

This book exposes the complexities and realities facing urbanness and urban schools that are inadequately funded and denigrated, along with students who continue to be misidentified, misassessed, miscategorized, misplaced, and misinstructed by illprepared and unprepared educators and service providers. The text demonstrates the comprehensive nature and connectedness of problems and prospects in urban education. This book will be an added resource to researchers, scholars, educators, and service providers. It should be a required text for graduate and undergraduate courses in all branches of education. Additionally, the book will be of interest to education administrators at all levels, public school teachers, policy makers, and change agents.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780398076139
Publisher:
Charles C. Thomas, Publisher
Publication date:
01/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
262
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Urban education : the quest for democracy, equity, and excellence
Ch. 2Educating urban learners with and without special needs : life after the Brown case
Ch. 3Personnel preparation and urban schools
Ch. 4Teaching and learning in urban schools
Ch. 5Educational leadership in urban schools
Ch. 6Insights into educational psychology : what urban school practitioners must know
Ch. 7Educating young learners in urban schools and communities
Ch. 8Managing violence in urban schools
Ch. 9Financing urban schools
Ch. 10Reducing the power of "whiteness" in urban schools
Ch. 11Building community in urban schools : promises and challenges
Ch. 12New technological horizons for urban learners
Ch. 13Urban education : future perspectives

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