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The Urban Elementary School Today

by Jay D. Scribner & Owen Knox - 1973

Given the importance of the elementary school to urban neighborhoods and children in them, it is important to examine the forces affecting it. The first half of the chapter explores sociopolitical forces which press upon urban school districts, creating the need for innovation and change. The second half examines responses on the part of educators and society to these forces for change.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 72, No. 2.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 74 Number 6, 1973, p. 327-349
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 19489, Date Accessed: 10/30/2020 3:35:56 PM

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  • Jay Scribner
    University of California, Los Angeles
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    JAY D. SCRIBNER is a professor in the Graduate School of Education at UCLA.
  • Owen Knox
    Los Angeles Unified School District
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    OWEN KNOX, EdD, is an educator in the LA Unified School District.
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