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The Grown-Ups

Ira W. Lit

in The Bus Kids: Children's Experiences with Voluntary Desegregation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300105797
eISBN:
9780300153279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300105797.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter focuses on the general perceptions of parents, teachers, and administrators about the Canford Program. First, it discusses the reasons why parents chose to send their children to Arbor ... More


The Canford Program

Ira W. Lit

in The Bus Kids: Children's Experiences with Voluntary Desegregation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300105797
eISBN:
9780300153279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300105797.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter presents the history and background of the Canford Program. It also discusses the legal case brought about by several individuals asking for increased integration in local schools and ... More


Beginnings

Ira W. Lit

in The Bus Kids: Children's Experiences with Voluntary Desegregation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300105797
eISBN:
9780300153279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300105797.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

The Canford Program is an interdistrict transfer and desegregation program that provides opportunities for families of minority students from an impoverished and poor-performing district to transfer ... More


The Bus Kids

Ira W. Lit

in The Bus Kids: Children's Experiences with Voluntary Desegregation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300105797
eISBN:
9780300153279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300105797.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Education

The Canford Program relies on buses as the primary means of transportation by children from South Bay City to Arbor Town schools. This chapter describes a typical bus ride of the Canford students, ... More


Teaching Styles

Ira W. Lit

in The Bus Kids: Children's Experiences with Voluntary Desegregation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300105797
eISBN:
9780300153279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300105797.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter examines the teaching styles of Arbor Town teachers. It describes a typical day in the classrooms of two teachers: Theresa, a modern traditionalist and Patricia, an old-fashioned ... More


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