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Elementary and Secondary Education

William E. Ellis

in A History of Education in Kentucky

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129778
eISBN:
9780813135724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129778.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

It is stated that the typical public school on the eve of the Civil War was a one-room structure with one teacher. After the decline of the common schools during the Civil War, public education again ... More


A Good Investment?: Philanthropy and the Marketing of Race in an Urban Public School

Amy Brown

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816691128
eISBN:
9781452952383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691128.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

In 2008, The College Preparatory Academy, a traditional public high school in New York City, created its own in-house nonprofit organization in order to solicit donations from the private sector, ... More


Can These Eagles Soar?: Union City High School

David L. Kirp

in Improbable Scholars: The Rebirth of a Great American School System and a Strategy for America’s Schools

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199987498
eISBN:
9780199333356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199987498.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Education

The enormous Union City High, which opened in 2009 is described as the city's field of dreams. People who send their kids to the school hope that its spare-no-cost environment for learning will ... More


The Odyssey Continues: Union City School System, One Year Later

David L. Kirp

in Improbable Scholars: The Rebirth of a Great American School System and a Strategy for America’s Schools

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199987498
eISBN:
9780199333356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199987498.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter revisits Union City High School one year later and creates a portrait of the situation in 2010. The summer of 2010 was an especially trying time, with budget cuts to inflict and massive ... More


Sex education and the condom

Nicole Vitellone

in Object Matters: Condoms, Adolescence and Time

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075681
eISBN:
9781781700877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075681.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter analyses the social effects of sex education for adolescents. Focusing on the period post-1986, it examines the impact of AIDS education, and in particular safer-sex education in the ... More


Studying Urban School Discipline: A Bronx Tale

Kathleen Nolan

in Police in the Hallways: Discipline in an Urban High School

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675524
eISBN:
9781452947532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675524.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This introductory chapter discusses the rise of police involvement within urban schools, especially within the “rough” schools that are generally attended by marginalized groups. The author has ... More


Educating the Whole Child for the Whole World: The Ross Model in Sweden

Sally Booth and Michele Claeys

in Educating the Whole Child for the Whole World: The Ross School Model and Education for the Global Era

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741405
eISBN:
9780814786550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741405.003.0014
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter identifies a singular initiative in transnational education. Europe's task of educating large numbers of non-European children—now largely Muslim refugees, asylum seekers, and migrants ... More


Signs of the Times: Place, Culture, and Control at Urban Public High School

Kathleen Nolan

in Police in the Hallways: Discipline in an Urban High School

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675524
eISBN:
9781452947532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675524.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter illustrates the physical dimensions of the culture of control in which everyday disciplinary rituals are implemented at the author’s host school—a typical urban institution she calls the ... More


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