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Urban Ed, School Reform, and Social Justice

City Farmer
Get all up in this website and you'll never get out! Out of Vancouver, this website is basically a posting site for thousands of gardening articles, technical notes, and even some great ideas for lessons.

Service in Schools
A joint partnership of the NYC Department of Education and NYC Service, Service in Schools strives to expand the number of NYC students engaged in transformative community service and service-learning experiences that enable them to use their voice, skills, and critical thinking to affect positive change in their communities and the world.

Green Thumb
Interested in starting a garden at your school? A division of the NYC Parks Dept., this is NYC's largest (over 3,000 gardens) community garden group.

Institute for Urban & Minority Education at Teachers CollegeMy Gradebook
Pay $20 and have a program to keep all of your grades organized. You can also keep your seating charts and attendance records organized. Have each student give you an ID name (something only they would know) and each week print out your records so they can see how they are doing.

Annenberg Institute for School Reform
This group has some initiatives in NY.

National Institute for Community Innovations
This group seeks to foster local economic and social well-being through educ ational innovation. Contains resources related to equity, higher education, banks, businesses, k-12 schools, libraries, and technology

Education Reform

Resources to address the digital divide in schools and communities

Urban Education Partnership
Current events in urban education, discussions and advocacy concerning urban education.

Berkeley Center for Urban Education 
Home page for Urban Education Partnership, a not-for-profit organization that helps students in high-need public schools improve their academic achievement by partnering with educators, parents and the community.

Center for Multilingual Multicultural Research

Council of the Great City Schools What Works in Urban Education

Department of Urban Education

New Jersey City University Multicultural Education

Penn GSE Perspectives on Urban Education

Museum of Modern Art Programs and Resources for Educators
Site for the Museum of Modern Art and its educational opportunities for teachers. Workshops for teachers, Information center for teachers, resources.
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Application Process
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Interview & School Observations
Find out how the best way to schedule an interview and school observation along with what to expect

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