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The role of teachers in urban school reform

Laura Desimone

The role of teachers in urban school reform

by Laura Desimone

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Published by ERIC Clearinghouse on Urban Education in [New York, N.Y.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Comprehensive School Reform Program (U.S.),
  • Teacher-administrator relationships.,
  • Educational change -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesERIC digest -- no. 154, ERIC/CUE digest -- no. 154.
    ContributionsERIC Clearinghouse on Urban Education.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18338472M

    Urban School Politics: The biggest problems in American schooling lie in large urban school districts. Fully 71 percent of the students in the largest school districts are non-Anglo (compared with 44 percent in all school districts), and over half are poor enough to be eligible for free or reduced-price lunches (compared with two-fifths in Cited by: 4. School reform has a long and colorful history in the United States, with many fierce debates about change taking place over the decades. Issues have included such wide-ranging topics as funding, integration, and the merits of public versus private education for the millions of children in America's elementary and high school system.

    But when it comes to public discussion of school reform, teachers unions are the proverbial elephant in the room. Despite the tremendous influence of teachers unions, there has not been a significant research-based book examining the role of collective bargaining in education in . reports and observations, is that urban students achieve less in school, attain less education, and encounter less success in the labor market later in life. Researchers and educators often link this perceived performance of urban youth to home and school envi-ronments that do not foster educational and economic Size: KB.

    As Wilbur Rich aptly put it: “The school pie feeds many families, and slicing it is a major event in the local economy.”² But the connection between this insight and the challenge of urban school reform has been ignored or treated in one-dimensional terms. One cannot understand the politics of school reform . Here are recommended books on history and current issues in school reform and education also suggest a subscription to the Rethinking Schools journal for articles on education from a social justice perspective. Find children's/YA books and more titles on teaching .


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The role of teachers in urban school reform by Laura Desimone Download PDF EPUB FB2

City Teachers: Teaching and School Reform in Historical Perspectivevividly recreates teachers’ work in urban (New York City) schools in a period of intense school reform (the s), as teachers and schools coped with an ever-larger and diverse student body.

Rousmaniere depicts how New York City teachers experienced citywide reform initiatives in their already stressful workday, and how they resisted, undermined, and adapted school reform Cited by: Teachers also prefer models that fit with the school's overall environment, staffing, and student population, and those that mesh with reforms already in progress.

Teachers play a vital role in CSR implementation. Providing them with adequate resources for implementation and time for planning promotes their by: 2. Source: ERIC Clearinghouse on Urban Education New York NY. The Role of Teachers in Urban School Reform.

ERIC/CUE Digest Number THIS DIGEST WAS CREATED BY ERIC, THE EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES ED The Role of Teachers in Urban School Reform. ERIC/CUE Digest Number Page 1 of 7. Get this from a library. The role of teachers in urban school reform. [Laura M Desimone; ERIC Clearinghouse on Urban Education.].

Critics charge that these efforts only increase school bureaucracy and undermine teachers’ autonomy in the classroom. First published inthis book moves beyond the rhetoric surrounding the basic skills debate by providing a thorough yet critical examination of urban education, urban school reform, and teachers’ work culture.

The Role of Teachers in Urban School Reform. ERIC Digest. by Desimone, Laura. A central component of current efforts to improve schools is comprehensive school wide reform (CSR), which focuses on changing teaching and learning through school wide restructuring intended to impact all aspects of schooling.

In addition, a long-established truism in school reform (regardless of its specific geographic location) is that teachers and students are the most frequent intended recipients of reform, but teachers and students rarely have authentic voices in developing reforms (Tyack & Cuban, ).Cited by: 1.

Teacher efforts in transforming urban learning environments, building and district leaders’ roles in urban reform. Intersections of macro, meso and local policies for urban reform. Often students are classified by what may appear to be "disabilities" but may be constructed through.

education reform. In accordance with the goal of schooling and education reform, the principal role of teachers should be teach all students to master their subject. Key words: school-as-factory, teaching profession, rank order, individualized instruction, equal outcomes, mastery learning G G G G.

Barbara Neufeld and Dana Roper. “Coaching: A Strategy for Developing Instructional Capacity.” Education Matters and the Annenberg Institute for School Reform, This overview examines the theory of coaching, conditions and challenges of coaching, and impacts.

An indispensable book for administrators, policymakers, scholars, and practitioners, Urban School Reform presents a revealing portrait of reform efforts while identifying the full range of issues that education reformers will need to address in districts across the country in the years ahead.

Payne carefully delineates these stubborn and intertwined sources of failure in urban school reform efforts of the past two decades. Yet while his book is unsparing in its exploration of the troubled recent history of urban school reform, Payne also describes himself as guardedly by: Teachers who perform high-quality work in urban schools know that, despite reform efforts and endless debates, it is meaningful curricula and dedicated and knowledgeable teachers that make the difference in the education of urban students (p.

When it comes to equalizing opportunities for students to learn, that is the bottom by: Books shelved as education-reform: The Death and Life of the Great American School System: How Testing and Choice Are Undermining Education by Diane Ravi.

Henig is the author, coauthor, or co-editor of eleven books, including The Color of School Reform: Race, Politics and the Challenge of Urban Education and Building Civic Capacity: The Politics of Reforming Urban Schools both of which were named--in andrespectively--the best book written on urban politics by the Urban Politics.

Drawing on her experience, she re-examines previously held positions and makes a case for why we need education reform.

Teaching Community: A Pedagogy of Hope by bell hooks. This book is part of a three book pedagogy trilogy that takes on issues of education and the issues inherent in the system.

In this book, bell hooks tackles areas such Author: Amanda Kay Oaks. Noguera, P. and R. Weingarten () “The Role of Teacher Unions in School Reform” in The Nation Noguera, P. () “The Change We Need in Education Policy” in The Nation Noguera, P. and S. Klevan “In Pursuit of our Common Interests: A Framework for Building School and University Partnerships to Improve Urban Schools and Teaching.

The book examines the work of elementary-level, non-supervisory, school-embedded, instructional teacher leader roles using research-based case studies. So Much Reform, So Little Change: The Persistence of Failure in Urban Schools. Professor Charles Payne. Research: Urban School Reform and the “Implementation Gap” Experts agree that high-achieving schools that serve low-income children share a common set of practices.

But the impact of these practices depends on school readiness for change and the quality of implementation. Essential reading for anyone involved in school reform, this important book: (1) Shows how to put into practice a community-based social justice oriented approach to teacher preparation; (2) Examines the role of parents in shaping school reform efforts; and (3) Includes a chapter by Gregory Michie describing teachers of color working for change in their neighborhood by:.

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 Missing Link in School Reform In trying to improve American public schools, educators, policymakers, and philanthropists are overselling the role of the highly skilled individual teacher and undervaluing the benefits that come from teacher collaborations that strengthen skills, competence, and a school’s overall social capital.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.