Urban Schools: Crisis and Revolution

Urban Schools: Crisis and Revolution

by James Deneen, Carmen Catanese


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781610480871
Publisher: R&L Education
Publication date: 09/01/2011
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

James Deneen is retired from Educational Testing Service, where he was a program director for the Advanced Placement Program. He has written several books on K-12 curriculum and assessment.

Carmen Catanese is a co-founder of Citizens for Successful Schools. He is retired from the Sarnoff Corporation, where he was executive vice-president.

Table of Contents

Section I: What's the Problem?
Chapter 1: Two Schools in Two Tiers
Chapter 2: Schools and Society
Chapter 3: Schools and the State
Chapter 4: Urban Schools across America
Chapter 5: America Compared with the World
Chapter 6: Barriers to Change
Section II: Basic Factors in School Renewal
Chapter 7: Does Poverty Mean Failure?
Chapter 8: Essentials in Successful Schools
Chapter 9: Leadership and Responsibilities
Section III: Reforming Failing Schools
Chapter 10: Restructuring
Chapter 11: Teachers and Parents
Chapter 12: Language and Extended Instruction
Section IV: School Choice
Chapter 13: Public School Choices
Chapter 14: Non-Public School Choices
Conclusion: A Plan for Reforming a Failing School

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