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2018-2019 Catalogue 
2018-2019 Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDUC 19903 - Urban Education

Course Credit: 1
Urban Education This course examines the context of education in urban settings and includes an exploration of the historical evolution of school as an urban socio-political institution, building a deeper understanding of the impact of race, ethnicity, and social class on the development of this institution. Utilizing relevant film and scholarly writings, emphasis will be placed on current educational policy and school reform efforts, understanding the experiences of at-risk students facing varying and confounding challenges, and thinking critically about a range of traditional and alternative school models along with the impact of private and parochial schools on the overall urban education landscape. Annually. Fall.