Disparities in Public Education and Resource Applicability to Low-Income Public Schools

submitted by: SarahSnook
In our San Diego community, we see huge education disparities, particularly when comparing schools north and south of Interstate 8 to each other. Specifically, this project addresses the factors that it takes to make a low-income, urban school in San Diego successful and if those program and/or funding models are appropriate and applicable for general use. This research contributes to the literature on case studies of urban schools, in hopes of highlighting inequity of funding versus need in...

Mighty Oaks From Acorns Grow: Gompers Preparatory Academy as a model for Urban Education

submitted by: jgose

A case study on Gompers Preparatory Academy, a San Diego charter school. A review of statistical and policy based data to determine most effective aspects of charter in terms of improving academic performance.