Mann for School Board
Topic: Coleman Report
Posts from the Minneapolis Issues List
By Doug Mann -(Edited by UW Sociology Department).
A Selection of comments from an on-line dialogue taking place prior to school board elections in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Assigned reading for Sociology 401 / Service learning program (teacher training in association with the Seattle Public Schools), University of Washington, Spring 2004.
In The Coleman Report, Doug Mann argues that schools (and school policies) have a big effect on learning independent of class, race, culture, and other student background characteristics.
The unabridged version can be found here in three parts: