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Effective Schools for the Urban Poor

  title={Effective Schools for the Urban Poor},
  author={Ronald R. Edmonds},
  journal={Educational Leadership},
It seems only fair that the reader know what biases, if any, inform the summary remarks I plan to make. Equity will be the focus of my discussion. By equity I mean a simple sense of fairness in the dis tribution of the primary goods and services that characterize our social order. At issue is the efficacy of a minimum level of goods and services to which we are all entitled. Some of us, rightly, have more goods and services than others, and my sense of equity is not disturbed by that fact… Expand
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