3 edition of Recent experience with urban school choice plans found in the catalog.
Recent experience with urban school choice plans
Peter W. Cookson
|Statement||Peter W. Cookson, Jr., Sonali M. Shroff.|
|Series||ERIC digest -- no. 127, ERIC/CUE digest -- no. 127..|
|Contributions||Shroff, Sonali M., ERIC Clearinghouse on Urban Education.|
|The Physical Object|
Classroom management practices common in urban schools unintentionally separate failing urban readers from instruction they desperately need. Low-income and culturally diverse learners, especially males, disproportionately experience suspensions and expulsions from the classroom (Skiba, Michael, Nardo, & Peterson, ). ESSAY How School Choice Benefits the Urban Poor ROBERT HOLLAND AND DON SOIFER* I. INTRODUCTION One-fourth of all American children entering the ninth grade fail to graduate from high school.1 That is bad enough, but a staggering 50% of all minority kids who enter ninth grade do not graduate.2 As Colorado education philanthropist Steve Schuck has observed.
Urban schools often face such challenges as high student poverty and mobility rates, large numbers of English language learners, and unsafe neighborhoods. Yet even in the face of these challenges, many urban schools provide a high-quality education and produce high-achieving students. Research in urban classrooms across the country provides insight into what strategies can be used to best engage and support all urban students. Key strategies include providing contextually rich and varied activities/assignments, focusing curricula on the local environment, involving community and family in educational activities, and taking. Urban Characteristic could be used to describe schools that are not located in big or midsized cities but may be starting to experience some of the chal-lenges that are sometimes associated with urban school contexts in larger areas that were described in the urban intensive and the urban .
Urban Choice is an independent public school that serves students in grades K Urban Choice Charter School is designed to provide Rochester students with a safe, supportive, and intellectually challenging educational environment. His new book, “Improbable Scholars,” tells the story of the public schools in Union City, N.J., where teachers do an amazing job of teaching high-poverty students without employing “miracle. The limited urban experiences of our students also results in limited views of the relationships between: specialists and classroom teachers, schools and communities, schools and parents, children and their communities, community resources and schools, different cultural groups within a school community, schools and teachers unions, and schools and community agencies.
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Casserly. /18/Urban school initiatives should utilize expertise within the schools for coaching and program building so that institutional knowledge can be passed on to new and novice teachers who have perhaps the greatest need for professional learning supports.
The Urban-School Stigma. A recent New York Times feature, Urban schools also serve an increasing majority of young people from persistently .