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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 63.95
Making School Count reports on four years of classroom research in which alternative teaching strategies, designed to motivate under-achieving inner-city, African-American middle school students were used and evaluated. The book offers insights into the discrepancy between students' academic dreams (their high performance aspirations) and the realities... more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 2004; US$ 103.00
In this collection of studies of historically black colleges and universities, Brown (director, Frederick Patterson Research Institute of the United Negro College Fund) and Freeman (education, Dillard U.) seek to rectify the omission of those institutions from higher education research. The studies analyze the relevance of black colleges for black more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 52.95
John Ogbu has studied minority education from a comparative perspective for over 30 years. The study reported in this book--jointly sponsored by the community and the school district in Shaker Heights, Ohio--focuses on the academic performance of Black American students. Not only do these students perform less well than White students at every social... more...
- Australian Council for Educational Research 2008; US$ 39.95
Values Education in Schools: A resource book for student inquiry is an important new resource for teachers involved in values and ethics education. It provides a range of ?practical philosophy? resources for secondary school teachers that can be used in English, religious education, citizenship, personal development and social science subjects.... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2004; US$ 30.00
Traditional narratives of black educational history suggest that African Americans offered a unified voice concerning Brown v. Board of Education . Jack Dougherty counters this interpretation, demonstrating that black activists engaged in multiple, overlapping, and often conflicting strategies to advance the race by gaining greater control over schools.... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 18.95
For many years to come, race will continue to be a source of controversy and conflict in American society. For many of us it will continue to shape where we live, pray, go to school, and socialize. We cannot simply wish away the existence of race or racism, but we can take steps to lessen the ways in which the categories trap and confine us. Educators,... more...
- ASCD 2009; US$ 16.95
This thought-provoking book from award-winning educator Baruti K. Kafele offers proven strategies that teachers and administrators can use to motivate and engage black male students at the middle and high school levels. more...
- ABC-CLIO 1991; US$ 49.00
As part of a project on the status of African-Americans that was initiated by the William Monroe Institute for the Study of Black Culture at the University of Massachusetts at Boston, this volume takes a comprehensive look at the education of African-Americans, specifically early childhood through postsecondary education, and relevant public policy... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 25.00
While white residents of antebellum Boston and New Haven forcefully opposed the education of black residents, their counterparts in slaveholding Baltimore did little to resist the establishment of African American schools. Such discrepancies, Hilary Moss argues, suggest that white opposition to black education was not a foregone conclusion. Through... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 45.00
Although African Americans make up a small portion of the population of western North Carolina, they have contributed much to the area's physical and cultural landscape. This enlightening study surveys the region's segregated black schools from Reconstruction through integration and reveals the struggles, achievements, and ultimate victory... more...