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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

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

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University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816698875.003.0005

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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