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The Bus KidsChildren's Experiences with Voluntary Desegregation$
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Ira W. Lit

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780300105797

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300105797.001.0001

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The Obstacle Course of Schooling

The Obstacle Course of Schooling

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The Bus Kids

Ira W. Lit

Yale University Press

This chapter presents a narrative that demonstrates how Canford students work to navigate the complex obstacle course of schooling. In order to fit in and succeed, the students need to adapt and adjust to a multitude of environments and figure out which linguistic ranges, cultural and interactional practices, and other behaviors are appropriate in the school.

Keywords:   Canford students, schooling, linguistic ranges, cultural practices, interactional practices, behaviors

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