The Editorial We

Kinloch, Valerie
July 2009
English Education;Jul2009, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p311
Academic Journal
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editors discuss articles on youth literacy practices in the Harlem community of New York City by Valerie Kinloch, the use of theater and drama in teaching English language arts by Maisha T. Fisher, Rachel May and Susie Spear Purcell, and the views of urban adolescents and adults who participate in the Alternative to Incarceration Program of the city on geographies and literary teaching and learning.


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