ERIC Number: EJ396141
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: 0
Addressing Urban School Reform: Issues and Alliances.
Cooper, Eric J.; Sherk, John
Journal of Negro Education, v58 n3 p315-31 Sum 1989
Discusses problems related to urban education and suggests ways that classrooms may be restructured. Concludes that educators must draw on both environmental factors such as the home and the classroom social group, and academic and organizational alliances in order to effect meaningful change in urban schools. (MW)
Descriptors: Classroom Design, Cognitive Style, Culture Fair Tests, Educational Change, Educational Opportunities, Educational Quality, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Minority Group Children, Reading Processes, Reading Strategies, School Community Relationship, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Expectations of Students, Testing Problems, Urban Education, Urban Schools
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special issue with the title "Shaping the Urban Future: People and Places, Problems and Potentials."