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Title City kids, city teachers : reports from the front row / edited by William Ayers and Patricia Ford.
Imprint New York : New Press : Distributed by W.W. Norton, [1996]

Subject Education, Urban -- United States.
Children with social disabilities -- Education -- Social aspects -- United States.
Cities and towns -- United States -- Social conditions.
Alt Name Ayers, William, 1944-
Ford, Patricia, 1965-
Description xxii, 345 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 329-334) and index.
ISBN 1565840518 (PB)
OCLC # 33079128
Table of Contents
 Introduction: City Streets, City Dreams 
1Always Running / Luis Rodriguez11
2Bomb the Suburbs: Subway Scholar / William Upski Wimsatt25
3Zami: A New Spelling of My Name / Audre Lorde31
4Black Fire / Nelson Peery42
5C. Y. C. L. E. Stories / Patricia Ford48
6Testing . . . 1, 2, 3 / Deborah Stern66
7Saving Our Cities from the Experts / Sam Smith91
8City Lights / Lewis H. Lapham110
9The Pedagogy of Poverty Versus Good Teaching / Martin Haberman118
10Transforming Schools into Powerful Communities / Deborah Meier131
11Children of Value: We Can Educate All Our Children / Constance Clayton137
12Social Justice Unionism National Coalition of Education Activists145
13The Struggle for Decent Schools / Bob Peterson152
14A Vision in Two Languages: Reflections on a Two-Way Bilingual Program / Rita Tenorio170
15Nobody Mean More to Me Than You and the Future Life of Willie Jordan / June Jordan176
16The Politics of Teaching Literate Discourse / Lisa Delpit194
17A Talk to Teachers / James Baldwin219
18A Teacher Ain't Nothin' But a Hero: Teachers and Teaching in Film / William Ayers228
19The Tree of Knowledge / Gloria Ladson-Billings241
20Getting to Know You Culturally / Yolanda Simmons, Pat Bearden258
21A Day in the Life of a Developmentally Appropriate Whole Language Kindergarten / Lynn Cherkasky-Davis262
22Go Back and Circle the Verbs / Jay Rehak270
23Good Morning, Mr. Chacon / Louanne Johnson286
24Inside the Classroom: Social Vision and Critical Pedagogy / Bill Bigelow292
 Afterword: Organizing and Teaching305
 Further Reading329

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