History of Urban Education and Communities

This course surveys the varied relationship of urban education and communities within the broader history of the rise of urban cities. In doing so, the course critically examines the history of urban communities and schools through various analytic frameworks attending to concepts of space, race, class, culture, language, and citizenship, as well as how these theories have been taken up in the analysis of urban education and communities. The course focuses on the intersection of urban social movements, communities, policies, and practices as related to public schooling the United States.