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Designing Our Way to a Better World$
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Thomas Fisher

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780816698875

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: January 2017

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816698875.001.0001

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Schools and Communities

Schools and Communities

(p.46) 5 Schools and Communities
Designing Our Way to a Better World

Thomas Fisher

University of Minnesota Press

The chapter argues that increasing students’ community engagement instills creative courage in them; schools play important roles in communities and communities—especially ones in which poverty is entrenched—might demand different kinds of schools. It makes the case for schools that serve as homes for those who have none, or those whose homes interfere with their education.

Keywords:   education, school, community engagement, poverty, domestic environments, pedagogy

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