1 edition of Urban high schools found in the catalog.
Urban high schools
Annette B. Hemmings
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Series||Sociocultural, political, and historical studies in education, Sociocultural, political, and historical studies in education|
|LC Classifications||LC5131 .H36 2012|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 154 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||154|
|ISBN 10||0415878705, 0415878713, 020383237X|
|ISBN 10||9780415878708, 9780415878715, 9780203832370|
|LC Control Number||2011031629|
As a big part of the urban population is characterized by poverty, one of the aims of urban education studies is to understand and improve the schooling of the urban poor. In the article The Challenge and Potential of High-Need Urban Education () educational psychologist Chandra J. Foote, differentiates between high-need urban schools and. Compared with their suburban peers, urban students are more likely to live in low-income households, to have been educated in under-performing high schools within low-income neighborhoods, and to be the first generation to attend college. Thus, many urban students lack financial support and familial support structures for post-secondary education.
"Inside Urban Charter Schools" offers an unprecedentedly intimate glimpse into the world of charter schools by profiling five high-performing urban charter schools serving predominantly low-income, minority youth in Massachusetts. Interviews, focus groups, and classroom observations conducted over the course of two years flesh out rich and colorful portraits of daily life in these schools. The Urban Assembly is a non-profit organization that creates and serves a family of 23 New York City public secondary schools. High School Graduation Rates Above NYC and NY. 86% of students and their families are living at or below the poverty line, 74% enter below grade level, and 20% require Individualized Education Plans.
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Books shelved as urban-education: Educating Esmé: Diary of a Teacher's First Year by Esmé Raji Codell, Ghetto Schooling: A Political Economy of Urban Edu. The book also offers credible and hopeful guidance that strengthens our capacity and our commitment to improve urban schools for the benefit of the learners they serve.
This volume is a tremendous resource for all of us who care about the educational futures of our children.» (Mary Lynne Calhoun, PhD, Dean, College of Education, University of 5/5(2).
Phillippo presents a clearly written and intellectually engaging book that is grounded in relevant theory and strong empirical research. Those interested in education policy, urban school reform, teacher education and leadership for urban schools, and guidance and mental health counseling for urban students would find this book insightful and worth reading.
Urban School admits students without reference to race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national and ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school.
It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, sexual Urban high schools book, national or. Urban high poverty schools and their students performed similarly or more favorably than other high poverty schools and students on half of the measures studied.
On these measures, large differences were found by school poverty concentration, so that high poverty concentration seemed to present equally challenging circumstances in all locations. Although reported criminality in suburban schools for is %, still it is half the % of urban schools.
b) Family Characteristics. Another major difference is the family characteristics of students in urban and suburban schools.
Suburban students are more homogenous, and therefore more likely to follow same patterns of behavior. urban and non-urban schools and between high poverty and low poverty schools on most of the indi-cators of student background, school experiences, and student outcomes studied.
Students attending schools with both an urban loca-tion and a high poverty concentration were expected, therefore, to have particularly unfavorable circum-stances. Teacher Work Day/No School Aug, Aug 14 Girls Tennis @ Fairborn Aug @Fairborn High School, E Dayton Yellow Springs Rd, Fairborn, OHUSA, PM — PM.
Such students are likely to be surrounded by. Roughly half of all incoming ninth-graders across urban districts will fail classes and drop out of school without a diploma. Failing at School starts with the premise that urban American high schools generate such widespread student failure not because of some fault of the students who attend them, but because high schools were designed to stratify achievement and let only the top Reviews: 2.
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Urban Assembly Maker Academy is a new public school launched in September in New York City. The school exists to create problem solvers and design thinkers who will be equipped to be successful digital citizens. They will learn skills to think, problem solve, and collaborate to design solutio.
What Is an Urban School. When thinking of high need schools, the first thing that comes to mind for many people is the image of an inner city school, crowded and poorly truth is, while this is a stereotype and many urban schools perform exceptionally well, there are still urban schools across the country that are in high need of teachers and resources.
Police in the Hallways makes an important and novel contribution to the literatures on urban education, school discipline, policing, and the experiences of socially, academically, and economically marginalized youth.
Nolan’s work is deep and addition to making an impressive contribution to scholarship, this text offers an extremely well-researched, thorough analysis that will. Urbandale High School, recognized as a State School of Character in by the Institute for Character Development, is a four-year comprehensive high school with more than semester course offerings in a wide range of subject areas, including accelerated classes, advanced placement classes, dual enrollment classes with Des Moines Area Community College and opportunities for students to.As Figure 1 shows, 63 percent of 4th grade students in nonurban schools across the nation reach the basic level in reading as compared to 43 percent of students in urban schools.
In high-poverty. Nationally, about 30 percent of white students attend low-poverty schools, while only 8 percent attend high-poverty schools. In other words, white students are about four times more likely to attend low-poverty schools than high-poverty schools.
The pattern is flipped for black students, for whom attending high-poverty schools is commonplace.