Handbook of Urban Education

Handbook of Urban Education

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This volume brings together leading scholars in urban education to focus on inner city matters, specifically as they relate to educational research, theory, policy, and practice. Each chapter provides perspectives on the history and evolving nature of urban education, the current education landscape, and helps chart an all-important direction for future work and needs. The Handbook addresses seven areas that capture the breadth and depth of available knowledge in urban education: (1) Psychology, Health and Human Development, (2) Sociological Perspectives, (3) Families and Communities, (4) Teacher Education and Special Education, (5) Leadership, Administration and Leaders, (6) Curriculum a Instruction, and (7) Policy and Reform.Given the new politics of charters and voucher legislations, school leaders are confronted with pressures to market to more ... Scholars have documented that the stance an urban school leader takes on racial equity, and the policies andanbsp;...

Title:Handbook of Urban Education
Author:H. Richard Milner IV, Kofi Lomotey
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-11-20


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