COURSE SCHEDULE: FALL 2010
 
DATE TOPIC and ASSIGNMENT
August 31, 2010 Introduction and Visit to Urban Archives
September 7, 2010 Urban School systems: The Beginnings
     Course Documents: Folder One
     Labaree, Introduction & Ch. 1
September 14, 2010 Engaging History
The Philadelphia Schools Primary Source Starter Kit
Visit to the Blockson Collection
September 21, 2010 Urban School Systems: Modernization
     Course Documents: Folder Two
September 28, 2010 Understanding American Schools, I
     Peterson, entire
October 5, 2010 Understanding American Schools, II
     Labaree, Ch. 2-10
October 12, 2010 Urban School Systems: Policies & Politics
     Course Documents: Folder Three
October 19, 2010 Urban School Systems: Attendance and Retention
     Course documents: Folder Four
October 26, 2010 Emerging Themes
Philadelphia & its Public Schools, 1945-1975
     Course Documents: Folder Five
November 2, 2010 Case Study: Urban Education in Milwaukee
     Dougherty
November 19, 2010 Case Study: Urban Education in New York City
     Podair (or Perlstein)
November 16, 2010 Urban Schools in the Recent Past
     Course Documents: Folder Six
November 30, 2010 Building an Intrerpretation
The Philadelphia Schools, 1945 and 1975
     Class Reports
December 7, 2010 Building an Intrerpretation
The Philadelphia Schools, 1945 and 1970
     Class Reports
December 13, 2010 Final Paper Due