By Catherine Compton-Lilly
4 years after publishing her provocative research, examining s: The Literate Lives of city little ones, Compton-Lilly revisits a similar team of city scholars (then first graders, now fourth and 5th graders) and their s. Armed with infrequent longitudinal info from follow-up interviews and interpreting exams, she once more upsets common misconceptions approximately examining and concrete s. This eye-opening sequel makes use of case stories to discover very important matters, resembling scholars' emotions of connection to their tuition; gender and education; mom and dad' reviews facing the procedure; high-stakes checking out; and know-how use at domestic.
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