ERIC Number: ED384681
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Jun
Urban Education Resources on the Internet. ERIC/CUE Digest Number 106.
This digest provides a sample of the best current Gopher and World Wide Web (WWW) resources devoted to urban and minority education, and provides Gopher addresses whenever possible in addition to Uniform Resource Locator addresses. Sites that have been developed specifically to offer resources and support to urban educators include: (1) UEweb, a resource developed by the ERIC Clearinghouse on Urban Education; (2) the North Central Regional Educational Laboratory Gopher; (3) the Urban Education Project of Research for Better Schools, Inc.; (4) News from the Urban Education Front; (5) the Children and Youth at Risk Gopher of the Center for Research on Human Development and Education; and (6) the Pluribus Unum Gopher of the National Center for Restructuring Education, Schools, and Teaching. A number of Internet sites provide resources for educators serving bilingual and language minority children. These include: the National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education (NCBE) Gopher; the Linguistic Minority Research Institute (LMRI) Gopher; the National Center for Research on Cultural Diversity and Second Language Learning Gopher; and Chicano/LatinoNet. In addition, a growing number of urban schools and districts are showing up on the Internet. These include: The Rice School/La Escuela Rice; George Washington High School's GeorgeWeb; Ralph Bunche School; Bronx High School of Science; Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable High School; the School District of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and San Francisco, California Unified School District. (SLD)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Computer Uses in Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Information Dissemination, Internet, Minority Groups, Resources, Urban Education, User Needs (Information)
ERIC Clearinghouse on Urban Education, Teachers College, Box 40, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027 (free).
Publication Type: ERIC Publications; ERIC Digests in Full Text
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Urban Education, New York, NY.