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Happy May Day! Working on the Dartigue Collection 

Sifting through e-mail, I see that May 1, 2014 marks a significant second anniversary:  the beginning of collaborative work with John Dartigue, son of Maurice and Esther, on the Maurice Dartigue Collection and its sub collections, Additional Writings by and about Maurice Dartigue; and Writings by and about Esther Dartigue. It was on May 1, …

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Urban literacies : critical perspectives on language, learning, and community 

Title: Urban literacies : critical perspectives on language, learning, and community Author: Valerie Kinloch (Ed Publisher: Teachers College Press Call number: LC5131 .U696 2011 From the Publisher: ''This volume presents us with guidance rooted in rigorous research, guidance for teachers and teacher education to be empowered to learn from and build upon the linguistic and …

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Library Resources for the Urban Education Leaders Program 

This virtual guide is intended to provide information about and links to key resources for research in the field of urban education leadership.  These e-resources have been selected to support the mission of the program, i.e., "to create highly effective district-level leaders capable of designing and implementing successful educational systems for urban communities," as well …

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Yo’ mama’s disfunktional! : fighting the culture wars in urban America 

Title: Yo' mama's disfunktional! : fighting the culture wars in urban America. Author :  Robin D.G. Kelley Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press Call number:   E185.86 .K45 1997 From the Publisher: In this vibrant, thought-provoking book, Kelley, "the preeminent historian of black popular culture writing today" (Cornel West) shows how the multicolored urban working class is the solution to the ills of American cities. He undermines widespread misunderstandings of black culture and …

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Ethnically qualified : race, merit, and the selection of urban teachers, 1920-1980 

Title: Ethnically qualified  : race, merit, and the selection of urban teachers, 1920-1980  Author :  Christina Collins Publisher: New York : Teachers College Press Call number: LB2835.26.N7 C65 2011 From the Publisher: Why did the New York City school district once have the lowest ratio of minority teachers to minority students of any large urban school system in the country? Using an array of historical sources, this provocative book explores …

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