The Bus Kids : Children's Experiences With Voluntary Desegration (Hardcover)

Author: Lit, Ira W.

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"The Bus Kids" offers a compelling and uniquely detailed examination of the experiences of kindergarten students in California participating in a voluntary school desegregation program. Ira Lit focuses on the day-to-day school life of a group of minority children bussed from their poor-performing home school district to an affluent neighboring district with high-performing schools. Through these kindergarteners'' experiences, the book sensitively illuminates the processes of school transition, socialization, and adaptation, and addresses an array of important issues relating to American education. Lit acutely observes these "bus kids" and the quality of their social, emotional, cultural, and academic experiences. He presents a moving picture of the complexity of challenges, often unrecognized by teachers and parents, each young student confronted every day.

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Publisher Yale Univ Pr
Mfg Part# 9780300105797
SKU 210186274
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0300105797
Release Date 2/1/2009
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0211
Publisher Yale University Press
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