ERIC Number: EJ654881
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Waiting for a Miracle: Why Schools Can't Solve Our Problems and How We Can.
Comer, James P.
Perspectives on Urban Education, v1 n1 Spr 2002
Explains how problems in urban schools mirror problems in U.S. society and how this affects disadvantaged and minority children, discussing one professor's experiences with racial bias in his own educational experiences. Describes the creation of the Comer School Development Program, questioning reform projects and programs that do not take child development research as a foundation. (SM)
Descriptors: Child Development, Cultural Differences, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Minority Group Children, Poverty, Racial Bias, Social Problems, Urban Schools
Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania, 3700 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. Web site: http://www.urbanedjournal.org; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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