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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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"Our Schools Suck offers a clear and unmitigated analysis of the perspectives and voices of students who are trapped in schools that fail at meeting their intellectual and social needs." Pedro A. Read more...

 
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