A ground-breaking look at how access to decision making in the public schools can be extended to all, even previously excluded segments of the community.
The inspirational story of a group of teachers, parents, and students who face and overcome many challenges in their struggle to create a very unconventional school within a school.
Breaks new ground in our understanding of the development of social consciousness and social responsibility in young people and the educational practices that promote this development.
Profiles programs for economically disadvantaged, inner-city youth engaged in neighborhood revitalization and community organization programs.
Examines the kinds of school structures and educational practices that nurture the development of young people as public, democratic citizens.
Presents a comprehensive resource for those interested in youth involvement in community service as part of the public school curriculum.
Addresses the question: How can schools help shape young minds to address the challenges of a democratic society?
This book captures the spirit, richness, and diversity of democratic teacher educators as they put their ideas into practice in creative and persistent ways. Using a diverse group of democratic educational ...
This book is by, for, and about teachers. It is a showcase for the innovative practices that teachers have found most effective in teaching social responsibility. The authors offer a rare discussion of ...