There is nothing unusual or startling about Grand Rapids Central High School, an urban school like hundreds of others across the country. But like most preservice teachers, the students in our teacher education program at Grand Valley State University have had very little experience in urban schools, and many find the prospect of student teaching at Central frightening indeed.

Original Citation

White, Brian. "Supporting Student Teachers in an Urban, Multicultural Setting." NASSP Bulletin 81, no. 585 (1997): 58-64.