TITLE

Chapter 1: The Contexts of Urban Settings

PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Journal of Teaching in Physical Education;Oct2006, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p348
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
This article presents Chapter 1 of this monograph issue which is entitled "The Contexts of Urban Settings," by Phillip Ward and Mary O'Sullivan. This collaborative project between the Columbus, Ohio Public Schools (CPS) and faculty members from Ohio State University is described and a summary of the chapters of the monograph given. A history of urbanization and suburban flight and its economic and racial consequences on schools are mentioned. The urban setting of the CPS District is discussed. The 1966 report, "Equality of Educational Opportunity," by James Coleman and the Educational Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 are cited. The impact of No Child Left Behind on 21st Century education is considered. The context of physical education in the CPS is given.
ACCESSION #
22497365

 

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