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Author Kugler, Eileen Gale, 1950-

Title Debunking the middle-class myth : why diverse schools are good for all kids / Eileen Gale Kugler
Published Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, [2002]


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 W'PONDS  370.1170973 Kug/Dtm  AVAILABLE
Description xxvii, 163 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Foreword / Gary Orfield -- Pt. 1. The Myths that Poison Our Thinking About Diverse Schools. 1. Myth 1: The Best School for My Child Is the One with the Highest Standardized Test Scores. 2. Myth 2: One Style of School Leadership Will Work in Every School. 3. Myth 3: The Best Teachers Prefer Homogeneous Middle-Class Schools. 4. Myth 4: Diverse Schools Can't Provide Rigorous Classes. 5. Myth 5: Diverse Schools Are Not Safe. 6. Myth 6: Family Beliefs and Values Will Be Threatened If We Expose Our Youth to People with Different Perspectives. 7. Myth 7: Minority Parents Don't Care about the Education of Their Children -- Pt. 2. The Realities of Diverse Schools and of Our Society
Notes "A ScarecrowEducation book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Multicultural education -- United States.
LC no. 2002008700
ISBN 0810845113 hardcover alkaline paper
0810845121 paperback alkaline paper