ERIC Number: ED076741
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
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Urban Education: Crisis or Opportunity?
Marcus, Sheldon, Ed.; Vairo, Philip D., Ed.
This book is an outgrowth of the summer institute in urban education conducted by the Division of Urban Education of Fordham University's School of Education in 1970 and 1971. Contents include the following papers: "Education in a Changing World," John Holt; "Changing Power Relationships in Education," Albert Shanker; "Education in an Urban Setting," Rhody McCoy; "School Community Control as a Social Movement," Preston Wilcox; "The Failure of Our Schools," Percy E. Sutton; "The Tiger We Dare not Dismount," Carl Marburger; "Parochial Shools in the Inner City," Joseph P. Fitzpatrick, S. J.; "A Relevant Education for the Seventies," James Farmer; "Prejudice and the Ghetto Child," Sheldon Marcus; "Meeting the Needs of America's disadvantaged," Herman Badillo; "Urban Crises: Shall We Overcome?" James R. Tannr; "Alternatives for Urban School Reform," M. fantini; "Urban Education: Beinning or End of an Era?" Philip D. Vairo; and, "The Unheavenly City in Western Literature," Thomas R. Preston. (JM)
Descriptors: Community Control, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Change, Educational Needs, Educational Policy, Inner City, Parochial Schools, Power Structure, Public Education, Public Policy, Racism, Relevance (Education), School Community Relationship, Social Change, Urban Education
Scarecrow Press, Metuchen, N. J. ($5.00)
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Note: Based on the Summer Institute in Urban Education, Fordham University Division of Urban Education, New York, N. Y., 1970 and 1971