City Schools

City Schools

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Annotation Distinguished educators a education writers take an in-depth look at the nation's largest public school system, from the changing demographics of city schools a reading programs to charter schools a apply their findings to urban schools elsewhere in America.cause whole language is presented as much more than an alternative method of teaching reading; it is almost a philosophy of education. ... Just as oral language is learned naturally in the absence of formal instruction, as long as a child is in a language-rich environment, ... variation in what goes on in language-based classrooms, underscores the characterization of whole language as a philosophy .

Title:City Schools
Author:Diane Ravitch, Joseph P. Viteritti
Publisher:JHU Press - 2000-04-14


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