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City Kids, City Schools: More Reports from the Front Row [Paperback]

By William Ayers (Editor), Gloria Ladson-Billings (Editor), Gregory Michie (Editor) & Ruby Dee (Foreward By)
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Pages   346
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9" Width: 6.1" Height: 1.1"
Weight:   1.2 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Aug 1, 2008
Publisher   New Press
ISBN  1595583386  
EAN  9781595583383  

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A companion to City Kids, City Teachers is a collection of top-selected writings on life in urban schools and neighborhoods, in a volume that explores such topics as culturally relevant teaching methods, the criminalization of youth, and the inequities of school funding. Original.

Publishers Description
A follow-up to the classic collection on the realities of teaching and learning in urban schools.
Of the approximately 50 million public school students in the United States, more than half are in urban schools. A contemporary companion to "City Kids, City Teachers: Reports from the Front Row," this new and timely collection has been compiled by four of the country's most prominent urban educators. Contributors including Sandra Cisneros, Jonathan Kozol, Sapphire, and Patricia J. Williams provide some of the best writing on life in city schools and neighborhoods. Young people and practicing teachers, poets and scholars, social critics and journalists offer unique takes on topics ranging from culturally relevant teaching and scripted curricula to the criminalization of youth, gentrification, and the inequities of school funding.
In the words of Sonia Nieto, "City Kids, City Schools" "challenge s] the conventional wisdom of what it means to teach in urban schools."

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More About William Ayers, Gloria Ladson-Billings, Gregory Michie & Ruby Dee

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! William Ayers is Distinguished Professor of Education and Senior University Scholar at the University of Illinois at Chicago (retired). He co-edited City Kids, City Teachers; Teaching for Social Justice; Zero Tolerance; and City Kids, City Schools (all available from The New Press).
Gloria Ladson-Billings is the Kellner Family Professor of Urban Education at the University of Wisconsin Madison.
Gregory Michie teaches in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at Illinois State University in Chicago.
Pedro Noguera is Professor of Teaching and Learning at New York University.

William Ayers was born in 1944 and has an academic affiliation as follows - University of Illinois at Chicago, USA.

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