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ERIC Number: ED397161
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
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Reinventing Urban Education. Multiculturalism and the Social Context of Schooling.
Rivera-Batiz, Francisco L., Ed.
The papers in this collection describe how education is being reinvented in urban school systems in the United States. Selections discuss the urban landscape, the social context of schooling, and the theory and practice of multiculturalism. Papers include: (1) "Introduction: Reinventing Urban Education" (Francisco L. Rivera-Batiz); (2) "The Multicultural Population of New York City: A Socioeconomic Profile of the Mosaic" (Francisco L. Rivera-Batiz); (3) "Strategic Environmental Factors Constraining Fiscal Resources in Urban Schools: The Case of New York City" (Craig E. Richards, Donna Merritt, and Tian Ming Sheu); (4) "Social Capital, Community Collaboration, and the Restructuring of Schools" (Calvin Stone and Gary Wehlage); (5) "The Community-Based Organization in an Urban Education Setting: Implications for Urban Policy Development" (Bruce Anthony Jones); (6) "School Choice: A Critical Review of the Literature" (Cecilia A. Conrad and Janet Alperstein); (7) "Addressing the Continuities and Discontinuities between Family and School for Ethnic Minority Children" (Sharon Nelson-Le Gall); (8) "New Curriculum Developments: An Investigative Survey of New York City's Community School Districts' Response to the Chancellor's Plan for Multicultural Education" (Pamela M. Crowley and Maria L. Garcia); (9) "Towards a Consciously Multicultural Mathematics Curriculum" (Walter G. Secada); (10) "Spanish as a Second School Language: Adding Language to the Discourse of Multicultural Education" (Josue M. Gonzalez); (11) "Professional Development for an Education That Is Multicultural: The Cross-Cultural Interdisciplinary Cooperative Learning (CICL) Model" (Marietta Saravia-Shore); and (12) "African American and Hispanic Women in Higher Education: Myths and Reality" (Dawn R. Person). References follow each chapter. (Contains 1 figure and 42 tables.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Community Programs, Cultural Awareness, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Environment, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Minority Groups, Multicultural Education, Professional Development, School Choice, School Restructuring, Social Environment, Urban Education, Urban Schools
IUME Press, Box 75, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027 ($14.95).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Reports - Evaluative
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