ERIC Number: ED433390
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Development and Learning of Children and Youth in Urban America.
Wang, Margaret C., Ed.; Reynolds, Maynard C., Ed.
The chapters in this collection, distributed to conference participants as a springboard for conference discussions, consider sustainable models for school-family-community collaboration, partnerships in education, and other ways to improve learning for urban youth. The contributions are: (1) "The Empowerment Zone and Enterprise Community" (William L. Smith); (2) "Children and the EZ/EC Implementation: Prospects and Connections" (Maynard C. Reynolds and Margaret C. Wang); (3) "Children from Zero to Six in Urban America: Challenges and Opportunities To Foster Student Success" (Jane Knitzer); (4) "Revitalizing Inner Cities; Focusing on Children's Learning" (Margaret C. Wang, Geneva D. Haertel, and Herbert J. Walberg); (5) "Neighborhood Initiatives, Community Agencies, and the Public Schools: A Changing Scene for the Development and Learning of Children" (William Lowe Boyd, Robert L. Crowson, and Aaron Gresson); (6) "Service Coordination across Government Agencies" (John F. White, Jr. and Tine Hansen-Turton); (7) "The Urban University: Its Role in Community Development" (Bernard C. Watson); (8) "Serving Children and Families in the Inner Cities through the Development of Professional Human Services Workers" (Edmund W. Gordon); and (9) "Coda." Each selection contains references. (SLD)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Research Center on Education in the Inner Cities, Philadelphia, PA.; Temple Univ., Philadelphia. Center for Research in Human Development and Education.
Note: Chapters in this volume were prepared and distributed to conference participants in advance of a conference on "Development and Learning of Children and Youth in Urban America" (Washington, DC, October 2-4, 1996). Also sponsored by the Empowerment Zone/Enterprise Community Task Force.