Urban Inequalities and Educational Inequality

Subject Code (deprecated): 
ECON
Course Number: 
171
Section Number: 
01
Description: 

Analysis of contemporary policy problems related to academic under performance in lower income urban schools and the concomitant achievement gaps among various racial and ethnic groups in United States K-12 education. Historical review of opportunity inequalities and policy solutions proposed to ameliorate differences in achievement and job readiness. Students benefit from practical experience and interdisciplinary methods, including a lab component with time spent in a New Haven high school. 

Instructor(s) from Econ Site: 
Gerald Jaynes
Instructor Name from WEN: 
Gerald Jaynes
Meeting Pattern (deprecated): 
TTh 10.30-11.20
Term Code: 
202001
Category from Feed: 
YCSO