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We don't need another hero : struggle, hope, and possibility in the age of high-stakes schooling

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Teachers College Press, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York (2012)

Call Number:

Cubb LC4091 .M46 2012

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9920386

Keywords:

Children of minorities--Education--United States, Children with social disabilities--Education--United States, Education, Public schools--United States, Teachers of children with social disabilities--United States, Urban--United States

Abstract:

Contents: Teaching in the undertow: resisting the pull of schooling-as-usual -- All together now -- We don't need another hero -- From the trading floor to the classroom: Charlie's story -- Seeing, hearing, and talking race: lessons for white teachers from teachers of color -- Fire and water: reflections on teaching in the city -- Juan at 16 -- Some kind of justice -- Ground zero -- A real alternative: tragedy and hope on Chicago's south side -- At the edges of a dream -- Elephants in the room -- Another path is possible -- The trouble with "innovation" in schools -- Race to the top of what?: in search of the democratic ideal in education.

Publication Language:

eng