ERIC Number: ED453314
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
A Notion at Risk: Preserving Public Education as an Engine for Social Mobility.
Kahlenberg, Richard D., Ed.
This collection of papers identifies the leading sources of inequality in public education and proposes public policy remedies. The eight chapters are: (1) "Introduction: Making K-12 Public Education an Engine for Social Mobility" (Richard D. Kahlenberg); (2) "Summer Learning and Home Environment" (Doris R. Entwisle, Karl L. Alexander, and Linda Steffel Olson); (3) "Equalizing Education Resources on Behalf of Disadvantaged Children" (Richard Rothstein); (4) "High Standards: A Strategy for Equalizing Opportunities?" (Adam Gamoran); (5) "Inequality in Teaching and Schooling: Supporting High-Quality Teaching and Leadership in Low-Income Schools" (Linda Darling-Hammond and Laura Post); (6) "Charter Schools and Racial and Social Class Segregation: Yet Another Sorting Machine?" (Amy Stuart Wells, Jennifer Jellison Holme, Alejandra Lopez, and Camille Wilson Cooper); (7) "Unequal Learning Environments: Discipline That Works" (Paul E. Barton); and (8) "Critical Support: The Public View of Public Education" (Ruy Teixeira). (SM)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Charter Schools, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Environment, Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Poverty, Public Education, Racial Differences, Racial Segregation, Social Class, Social Mobility, Summer Schools, Teacher Competencies
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Century Foundation, New York, NY.