EDU 202 050W - Urban Schools in a Diverse American Society

This course provides an overview of the social context of schooling within the diversity of American society.  It focuses on the historical, philosophical, social, and political foundations of education, especially in urban settings.  The following topics are explored in depth: the notion of schooling, multicultural education, tracking, funding, school reform, and issues of inequality and privilege.  Students participate in a minimum of fifteen hours of course-related fieldwork.

Course Credit: 4

Prof. Yolanda Medina

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