NYU Steinhardt

Transforming Urban High Schools

  • Course Number: EDLED-GE 2240
  • Hours: 30
  • Units: 3
  • Description: Examines the challenges of transforming high schools to increase educational opportunity & outcomes of urban youth. We will investigate past efforts to transform urban high schools as well as more current school reform efforts such as small schools, charter schools & middle colleges. Using relevant theories on educational change & an in-depth study of school reform, we will examine the roles that principals, teachers, & external providers play in sustaining the change process & analyze the challenges of leading , teaching & learning in today?s changing urban high schools.
  • Old Course Number: E65.2240