a paper on fixing schools

This essay was in reply to this prompt. FYI: I got 25 points. aka 100%.
Parker and Duncan present positions on the purpose of public schools. Your task is to think about redesigning Suder Elementary(from Kotlowitz) with these perspectives in mind. What kinds of reforms/changes would each author suggest if the school were to better meet the needs of the Horner community and its children? Which reforms/changes would YOU suggest?

Assignment Requirements:

Summarize the obstacles facing the Horner community, using specific examples from the Kotlowitz text.

Provide a description of the types of changes/reforms each author might propose in order to meet the needs of the community and its children

Provide a rationale for why each author (Duncan and Parker) might propose those changes, using specific examples from the texts.

Analyze the similarities and/or differences between the authors’ perspectives

Articulate your own concerns about public education and suggest your own set of changes/reforms for connecting the school with the needs of the community and its children

Your paper should:

Be roughly 4-7 pages long

Be in Word format, 12 point font, with standard margins

Citations should follow APA or other standard style

Be submitted to Canvas with your last name in the document title (e.g. JonesSchoolRedesign.doc)

Assessment (25 points total):

Did you summarize the obstacles facing the Horner community? 3 points

Did you propose a set of changes or reforms that Parker might propose to better connect Suder/Crane to the needs of the Horner community? 3 points

Did you provide a rationale for Parker’s proposed changes? 4 points

Did you propose a set of changes or reforms that Duncan might propose to better connect Suder/Crane to the needs of the Horner community? 3 points

Did you provide a rationale for Duncan’s proposed changes? 4 points

Did you analyze the similarities and/or differences between the authors’ perspectives? 3 points

Did you propose your own set of changes or reforms to better connect Suder/Crane to the needs of the Horner community? 3 points

Is your paper proofread, clear, and organized 2 points

tyler school reforms.doc

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