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Policies and practices such as rigid ability grouping, inequitable testing, sterile curriculum, and unimaginative pedagogical strategies contradict this goal. In many schools, we find democratic practices only in textbooks, and these are usually confined to idealistic discussions of the American Revolution. Most students have little opportunity to practice day-today democracy with all its messiness and conflicts. Even student involvement in senates and councils often becomes no more than popularity contests where students have little power over the quality of school life.

P. (1977). Social relations as contexts for learning in school. Harvard Educational Review, 47, 198–213. McIntyre, A. (1997). Constructing an image of a white teacher. Teachers College Press, 98(4), 653–681. , & Gonzalez, N. (1997). Teachers as social scientists: Learning about culture from household research. In P. M. ), Race, ethnicity, and multiculturalism (Vol. 1; pp. 89–114). New York: Garland. , & Estrin, E. T. (1995). Bringing Native American perspectives to mathematics and science teaching.

Cook-Sather, A. (2007). International handbook of student experience in elementary and secondary school. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer. Valenzuela, A. (1999). -Mexican youth and the politics of caring. New York: State University of New York Press. ” In the United States, this was a time of dramatically increasing immigration and diversity, as well as great social strife and inequality. Do you believe it would have been possible for schools to be the great equalizer then? What about now?

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