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White, Terrenda Corisa Assistant Professor


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  • Dr. White's research focuses on market-based education reforms in urban communities (e.g., school choice, charter schools, deregulation of teacher education) and its curricular, pedagogical and cultural significance for teachers, students, and communities. White also explores teacher working conditions, teacher autonomy, teacher turnover, and teacher activism/organizing. Dr. White also explores organizational differences and distinctions between charter schools, including community-based charter schools and privately managed charter schools.


  • Market-based reform, urban charter schools, alternative teacher education, working conditions in urban charter schools, teacher diversity and retention, teacher activism/organizing, cultural and qualitative sociology, race and class inequality, social context of education, neighborhood change


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