Emerging Perspectives on Community Schools and the Engaged University

Emerging Perspectives on Community Schools and the Engaged University

Robert F. Kronick (University of Tennessee, USA)
Projected Release Date: August, 2019|Copyright: © 2020 |Pages: 315
ISBN13: 9781799802808|ISBN10: 1799802809|EISBN13: 9781799802822|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-0280-8

Description

University involvement within their communities and the promotion of engaged scholarship is essential for the success of the learning institution as well as for providing students with opportunities to interact with various leadership roles and hands-on interactions with the communities themselves. Community schools employ strategic partnerships to expand the boundaries of school improvements and to increase the direct benefits gained by the community.

Emerging Perspectives on Community Schools and the Engaged University is an essential research publication that explores the importance of civic engagement in various school settings, but especially in higher education settings. Featuring a wide range of topics such as service learning, charter schools, and democracy, this book is ideal for community organizers, superintendents, directors, provosts, chancellors, education practitioners, academicians, administrators, researchers, and education policymakers.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Brown v. Board of Education
  • Charter Schools
  • Community Engagement
  • Community Schools
  • Democracy
  • Engaged Universities
  • Higher Education
  • Service Learning
  • Social Centers
  • Urban Crisis

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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