ERIC Number: ED185218
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Dec
Reference Count: 0
1978 Urban Conference Report. Report from the Project on Studies of Implementation of Individualized Schooling.
Fruth, Marvin J.; Gardner, Booker
These conference proceedings approach urban education from three perspectives. The first section describes basic issues in urban education: financial problems, legal mandates, cultural diversity, and desegregation. Papers included are: "Financing Urban Schools" by Richard A. Rossmiller; "Legal Issues in Urban Education" by Virginia D. Nordin; "Education That is Multicultural for Urban Schools: Rationale and Recommendation" by Carl A. Grant; and "Perspectives on Desegregation/Integration" by Charles D. Moody, Sr. The Implications of these issues for instructional programming, teacher inservice, and citizen advocacy are examined in the second section. Papers included are: "Improving the Effectiveness of Urban Schools: Instruction" by Edgar G. Epps; "Improving the Effectiveness of Urban Schools: Teacher Education" by LaMar P. Miller; "Improving the Effectiveness of Urban Schools: Citizen Participation" by Don Davies; "Improving the Effectiveness of Urban Schools: Educational Research" by Francis S. Chase. In the last section, educators describe successful programs in urban schools. Papers included are: "A Dallas Story" by Nolan Estes; "A Buffalo Story" by Eugene T. Reville; "A St. Louis Story: Magnet Schools--A Means to an End" by Robert Wentz; "A Denver Story" by James H. Daniels; and "An Oakland Story" by Rosemma B. Wallace. (Author/MK)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Research and Development Center for Individualized Schooling.
Identifiers: California (Oakland); Colorado (Denver); Missouri (Saint Louis); New York (Buffalo); Texas (Dallas)
Note: Proceedings of the Conference for Urban Educators (Madison, WI, 1978). For individual conference papers, see UD 020 525-537.