Course Catalog


Problems in Urban Education

This course looks at the relationship between young people growing up in the cities and the efforts to reform urban schooling. The course examines the cultural, social, economic, and political dimensions of formal "education" in the city. Questions posed include: What is education? Why educate? Who is educated in the city? What impact does urban education have upon its recipients and their families, culture, community? What is the relationship between urban education and the American social order? (Course offered in the fall only.)

Offered in:

2016 Spring

Section Class Number Weekly Schedule Time Instructor Location
01 9805 TuTh 09:30 AM - 10:45 AM Prou,Marc E W01-0044 More Info