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Problems Facing Urban Schools: Social Context Education 124 Professor Conchas
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The Study of URBAN Schooling Urban: From a geographic concept to describe and define physical space, To a social and cultural construct to describe people and places. Race and the Urban: Segregation and Alienation Class and the Urban: Economic segregation and alienation Informing Educational Inequality: Is it Race or Class? Culture? Family? Schools?
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“Crisis” in Urban Public Schools “Crisis”: temporary or permanent? Political Will: Is it there or not? Public Schooling and the American Dream: What does this mean? What is the Indispensable Institution? The Limits of Change The Possibilities for change
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Pragmatic Optimism Practical aspects of change Unpractical aspects of change Limits of Change Possibilities of Change Optimism as Guide Where do we go from here?
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Problems Facing Urban Public Schools: Internal Constraints Low test scores Low grades Racial Achievement Gap High drop-out rates Poor attendance Unmotivated students Burned-out and ineffective teachers Dilapidated and unsafe buildings Administrative hopelessness Politicized and inefficient bureaucracies Endless series of failed school reform
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Understanding the Social Context of Schooling According to Noguera, social context are the external
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