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Freedom Writers

A true story about a teacher in a racially divided school who gives her students what they've always needed, a voice. Erin Gruwell comes to a southern California high school bubbling over with naive optimism. She quickly...

4 kids in 5-E & 1 crazy year —Schwartz, Virginia Frances.

Family, school, and life in general are seen through the writings of four fifth graders who have been taken out of an overcrowded New York City classroom and placed with a teacher who shows them how to write and how to b...

Freedom writers

A true story about a teacher in a racially divided school who gives her students what they've always needed, a voice. Erin Gruwell comes to a southern California high school bubbling over with naive optimism. She quickly...

Beating the streets

"Beating the Streets" traces six years in the lives of Marilyn Brighteyes and Lance Marty, two inner-city Aboriginal teenagers struggling to turn their lives around. And it is the story of Joe Cloutier, the teacher - and...

For white folks who teach in the hood ... and the rest of y'all too : reality pedagogy and urban education —Emdin, Christopher, author.

"Merging real stories with theory, research, and practice, a prominent scholar offers a new approach to teaching and learning for every stakeholder in urban education. Drawing on his own experience of feeling undervalue...

Brooklyn Castle

I.S.318 is an inner-city school where more than 65 percent of students are from homes with incomes below the federal poverty level, that also happens to have the best, most winning junior high school chess team in the co...

City Kids, City Teachers : Reports from the Front Row. —Ayers, William, 1944-, author
EBook
2013

" City Kids, City Teachers has the potential to create genuine change in the learning, teaching, and administration of urban public schools." -- Library Journal In more than twenty-five provocative selections, an all-sta...

Hearts and minds a public school miracle —Dean, Sandra.
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2005

The true story of how Sandra Dean, a caring and courageous school principal, turned an eighty-two-year-old inner-city school slated for closure in Oshawa, Ontario, into a dynamic, positive learning environment. Along the...

Hearts and minds a public school miracle —Dean, Sandra.
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2005

The true story of how Sandra Dean, a caring and courageous school principal, turned an eighty-two-year-old inner-city school slated for closure in Oshawa, Ontario, into a dynamic, positive learning environment. Along the...

Girls, social class, and literacy : what teachers can do to make a difference —Jones, Stephanie, 1971- author.

Presents a comprehensive study guide to help teachers deal with the impact of poverty on elementary education, and draws upon the findings of her five-year study of eight girls from poorer backgrounds.

Hearts and minds a public school miracle —Dean, Sandra.
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2005

The true story of how Sandra Dean, a caring and courageous school principal, turned an eighty-two-year-old inner-city school slated for closure in Oshawa, Ontario, into a dynamic, positive learning environment. Along the...

What Is the 21st Century Mission for Our Public Schools? —Pratt, Julie.
EBook
2007

From the very start, Americans have held widely divergent views on issues related to public schools. Many of these have to do with the methods by which we achieve an educated society. How do we ensure that our schools ar...

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