Focusing on the causes for the continuing marginalization of minority children, this book examines inner-city education, its teaching practices, curricular rationales, perspectives of teachers and students, and the institutions themselves.

chapter |26 pages

Connecting Inner Cities and Urban Schools

Racism's “Slippery Slope”

chapter |35 pages

When and Where They Enter

Going to School in Urban America

chapter |44 pages

Teaching in an Urban School

A Personal Narrative

chapter |34 pages

Multicultural Education

Maintaining the Borders in Inner-City Schools

chapter |31 pages

A Vested Interest in Failure

Teacher Preparation and Inner-City Schools