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Grow Your Own Teachers: Grassroots Change for Teacher Education / Edition 2 available in
This book describes the evolution of a local school reform movement in Chicago that now serves as a model for change in schools and teacher preparation programs across the country.
Series Foreword William C. Ayers Therese Quinn vii
Foreword Charles Payne xi
1 Rethinking Teacher Preparation Elizabeth A. Skinner Brian D. Schultz 1
2 Teaching as Political: Theoretical Perspectives for Understanding the Grow Your Own Movement Brian D. Schultz Maureen D. Gillette Djanna A. Hill 5
3 Amalia's Quest: From Parent Mentor to Teacher Elizabeth A. Skinner 22
4 The School-Community Organizing Model and the Origins of Grow Your Own Teachers Mark R. Warren 34
5 Parents Building Communities in Schools Joanna Brown 49
6 Grow Your Own Teachers as Bridge-Builders: Closing the Between Schools and Communities Soo Hong 61
7 Overcoming Institutional Barriers to Develop a Successful Community-Based Teacher Preparation Program Maria Teresa Garretón 77
8 Community Organizing and the Evolution of Grow Your Own Illinois Anne Hallett 91
9 "I Went to This School … I Sat in Your Seatx#x201D;: Teachers of Color as Change Agents in City Schools Gregory Michie 104
10 Teaching and Learning in a Beloved Community Kathleen McInerney 119
11 On a Grow Your Own Journey: The Teacher Candidate Experience Christina L. Madda Morgan Halstead 131
12 Doing It Better Together: The Challenges and the Promise of Community-Based Teacher Education Maureen D. Gillette 146
13 Developing Powerful Teaching and Learning: Grow Your Own Teachers Within the National Educational Reform Context Linda Darling-Hammond 163
About the Contributors 179
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