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9780415905213

Different by Design: The Context and Character of Three Magnet Schools - Mary Haywood Metz - Paperback

Different by Design: The Context and Character of Three Magnet Schools - Mary Haywood Metz - Paperback
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  • ISBN-13: 9780415905213
  • ISBN: 0415905214
  • Publisher: Routledge

AUTHOR

Metz, Mary H.

SUMMARY

Complete with a new preface, this paperback reprint of Different by Design explores the lives of three magnet schools in a large American city. Mary Haywood Metz provides a detailed account of the conduct of teaching in these schools, the relationships between staff and students, and the political struggles between school and community. She refers back to the works of such educational theorists as Adams, Owens, and Horace Mann to discuss the successes and failures of magnet schools in their fight to maintain continuity--despite staff turnover, tracking, standardization, and racial tensions.Metz, Mary H. is the author of 'Different by Design: The Context and Character of Three Magnet Schools - Mary Haywood Metz - Paperback' with ISBN 9780415905213 and ISBN 0415905214.

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