Developing Social Justice Mathematics Curriculum from Students’ Realities

A Case of a Chicago Public School

Authored by: Eric (Rico) Gutstein

Handbook of Social Justice in Education

Print publication date:  December  2008
Online publication date:  June  2009

Print ISBN: 9780805859270
eBook ISBN: 9780203887745
Adobe ISBN: 9781135596149


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Well we should protest and use mathematics, showing them our reasoning. We should fight for this school to stay integrated. As an individual I think I can’t do anything because in order to make change you have to be with a bunch of people to make it happen. That’s how this school was built. (Mirta,1 Latina student, ninth grade)

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