Teaching Over There



In the introductory chapter of this book, Lewis provides background knowledge of her primary and secondary education, personal journey from an expected teaching position in a predominately White upper middle class hometown to an actual placement in a predominantly Black high poverty urban school located in the housing projects. Experiences of racism, classism, and growth to finding passion and purpose in urban education are explored, as well as the purpose, theoretical framework, and research questions of the book.


Boundaries Racism Social class 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Education DepartmentSpelman CollegeAtlantaUSA

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