Inclusive Urban Schools

Inclusive Urban Schools

  • ISBN-13: 9781557666635
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What are the particular challenges of inclusion in urban elementary, middle, or high schools — and how do teachers, administrators, and other education professionals successfully address them? Find out in this absorbing book, which uses nine in-depth case studies of actual city schools or districts to explore key issues in urban inclusive education. For each major city chapter, some of which are written by teachers and principals themselves, you'llexamine how they addressed a crucial topic in inclusion, such as early literacy instruction, diversity, peer relationships, access to the general curriculum, curricular adaptations, and transitiondiscover practical ideas and lessons — complete with sample forms and worksheets — that you can use with students of varying grade levels and disabilitiesexplore the history of their inclusion effort, diversity of their student body, and service delivery for their students with disabilitieslearn from the commentary of leading researchers, who expand on the lessons learned and provide information about implementing inclusive reformsWhether you're in charge of a classroom, a school, or a whole school system, you'll need this honest yet hopeful book to navigate the challenges of inclusive urban education.

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