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Our schools suck : students talk back to a segregated nation on the failures of urban education

Author: Gaston Alonso; Noel S Anderson; Celina Su; Jeanne Theoharis; et al
Publisher: New York ; London : New York University Press, cop. 2009.
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Presents compelling stories of African American and Latino students who attend under-resourced inner-city schools. This book highlights the dishonesty of public claims that young people do not value  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gaston Alonso; Noel S Anderson; Celina Su; Jeanne Theoharis; et al
ISBN: 9780814783078 0814783074 9780814783085 0814783082
OCLC Number: 800447724
Notes: Autre tirage : 2010.
Description: 1 vol. (IX-289 p.) : ill. ; 23 cm
Contents: Culture trap: talking about young people of color and their education --
"I hate it when people treat me like a fxxx-up": phony theories, segregated schools, and the culture of aspiration among African American and Latino teenagers --
"They ain't hiring kids from my neighborhood": young men of color negotiating public schools and poor work options in New York City --
"Where youth have an actual voice": teenagers as empowered stakeholders in school reform.
Responsibility: Gaston Alonso, Noel S. Anderson, Celina Su ... [et al.].

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"This book reminds us that there are lives and futures at stake and that young people are passionate and tenacious, despite the obstacles they face every day in our urban schools." -Nadine Read more...

 
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