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Urban education

Donna Adair Breault

Urban education

a handbook for educators and parents

by Donna Adair Breault

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Published by Praeger in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

  • Education, Urban -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDonna Adair Breault and Louise Anderson Allen.
    GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
    SeriesHandbooks for educators and parents
    ContributionsAllen, Louise Anderson, 1949-
    LC ClassificationsLC5131 .B74 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16886144M
    ISBN 109780313336744
    LC Control Number2008022053

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So Much Reform, So Little Change: The Persistence of Failure in Urban Schools. Professor Charles Payne Committee on Education Member Charles Payne argues in this book that most education policy discussions are disconnected from the daily realities of urban schools, especially those in poor and beleaguered neighborhoods.

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