Embracing risk in urban education : curiosity, creativity, and courage in the era of "no excuses" and relay race reform / Alice E. Ginsberg.

Ginsberg, Alice E. (Author).

  • ISBN: 1607099489 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 9781607099499 (paper)
  • Description: x, 149 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield Education, c2012.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 141-143) and index.
Contents Note: Machine generated contents note: Preface: When RISK is a Four Letter Word -- Introduction: Why Embrace Risk in Education? -- Chapter One: The New Three R's in Public Education: Relay Race Reform -- Unpacking the Language of 21st Century School Reform -- Chapter Two: A Mission to Question: Critical Inquiry, Creativity and Risk -- The Science Leadership Academy (SLA) -- Chapter Three: Courageous Conversations: Teaching, Cultural Identity and Risk -- The Folk Arts Cultural Treasures School (FACTS) -- Chapter Four: When Superman is Delayed: Social Justice, Student Activism, and Risk -- Parkway NW School for Peace and Social Justice -- Chapter Five: Unlocking the Schoolyard Gate: Geography, Community and Risk -- The Wissahickon Charter School -- Conclusion -- Appendix A: Contemporary Educators Respond: How would you define embracing risk in urban education? -- Bibliography -- Index.