ERIC Number: ED242813
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Changes & Challenges: City Schools in America. Thirteen Journalists Look at Our Nation's Schools.
Farkas, Susan C., Ed.
Positive and negative aspects of urban and minority education are discussed in this volume of news series and newspaper articles by 13 journalists, all participants in either the Fellows Education Journalism program or the Urban and Minority Education Fellowship and Study Grant programs. Section One, on the changing demographics of city schools, contains the following articles: "Overview of Student Enrollment," by James Bencivenga; "Minorities: Classroom Crisis," by Robert A. Frahm; "Counseling for Filipino Students," by Linda Ogawa Ramirez; "Southeast Asian Refugees in Schools," by John C. Furey; "Indian Children in Detroit," by Rick Smith; and "Tribally Controlled Community Colleges," by Albert E. Bruno. Section Two, on desegregation in the 1980s, has articles entitled "Putting the Brakes on Busing," by Amy Goldstein; and "The Struggle for Integration," by Jacalyn Golston. In Section Three, which deals with new links between and among business, work, and education, the following articles appear: "Big City Schools and Technology," by James Bencivenga; "Education: Whose Business Is It?" by Linda Wallace Williams; "From School to Work: A Leap of Despair," by Milton Jordan; and "Latino Youth Who Don't Finish High School," by Jose Antonio Burciaga. Finally, Section Four contains articles by Dale Rice and Laura Washington entitled, respectively, "Reading: Finding a Better Way," and "Illiteracy: An Education Crisis." A list of journalists who have participated in the Fellows in Educational Journalism Program since 1976, and the newspapers in which their articles have appeared, is appended. (CMG)
Descriptors: American Indians, Black Students, Busing, Counseling, Dropouts, Education Work Relationship, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment Trends, Higher Education, Illiteracy, Microcomputers, Minority Groups, Reading, School Business Relationship, School Demography, School Desegregation, Urban Population, Urban Schools
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Ford Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Institute for Educational Leadership, Washington, DC.