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Social Foundations of Education: Urban Education


Bibliography of the History of American Education: America in the Urban Age
Professor Jurgen Herbst (University of Wisconsin-Madison. 2001.
Part of his extensive bibliography on the history of American education.

Urban Education

Urban Education in the United States: A Historical Reader
John L. Rury, editor. New York, Palgrave MacMillan, 2005.
Dana Call Number: LC5131 .U684 2005
Kantor, Harvey and Barbara Brenzel. "Urban Education and the 'Truly Disadvantaged': The Historical Roots of the Contemporary Crisis, 1945-1990," Teachers College Record 94(2), Winter 1992, 278-314.
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Rist, Ray C. "Student Social Class and Teacher Expectations: The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy in Ghetto Education," Harvard Educational Review 70(3), Fall 2000, 257-301.
Reprint of Rist's classic 1970 article (Harvard Educational Review 40(3), 1970, 411-451) with a new Introduction by the author.
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Urban Schools: The Challenge of Location and Poverty
Laura Lippman et al. Washington, DC, National Center for Education Statistics, 1996.
Integration and Diversity
Research reports from the Civil Rights Project at UCLA and Harvard.

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