Chicago State University


Journal of Urban Pedagogy  - Call for Papers


Since 1902, Illinois Schools Journal (ISJ), now known as the Journal of Urban Pedagogy (JUP), has published articles on issues that transcend all levels of education.  Originally in print form, the JUP is now published in electronic format by the College of Education at Chicago State University. 

A range of papers are encouraged, including theoretical and evidence-based research papers, case studies, reviews, innovative methodologies and personal reflective pieces. Future issues will highlight education for diverse populations and will address a variety of topics:

  • Special Education
  • Dimensions of Multicultural Education
  • Ethnographic Approaches to Cultural Understanding
  • Social Justice
  • School and Community
  • Achievement Testing and Accountability Systems
  • Cultural Issues in Literacy Education

JUP also includes a “Fostering the Dialogue/In Response To” and “News and Reviews” sections, containing news and commentaries on developments and issues in learning and teaching at all education levels. Manuscripts are being accepted for review. Submission deadlines are:

  • Fall Issue: July 31.
  • Spring Issue: November 30.

If you miss a deadline, your manuscript will be considered for the next issue.

Papers should be no more than 5000 words, Fostering the Dialogue/In Response To items should be 1000-3000 words, and News and Reviews items should be no more than 1000 words.