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EDUC 291 - ISSUES IN METROPOLITAN EDUC

How best can metropolitan public schools meet the developmental needs of children from traditionally marginalized social groups? This course examines the relationship of socio-economic status, ethnicity and first language as factors in student academic performance, examining how these factors can both limit and provide unique educational opportunities. A minimum of 15 hours in direct classroom service at the school are required of all enrolled students.

Credits: 3

Prerequisites:

  • ENG 102 (with a min grade of C-)
  • AND  MATH 110 (with a min grade of )
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    Course Notes:

    Open to all students, no Basic Skills text required.

    Counts toward Educational Studies minor.

    Requires a minimum of 15 hours of classroom

    observation and tutoring.