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- African American Images 2008; US$ 11.95
Because the attrition rate for new teachers in high-poverty schools averages between 40% and 50% over the first five years of teaching, this investigation offers practical solutions to more than 100 of the daily challenges they face. With an emphasis on pragmatic approaches that can be accomplished in the classroom, the book argues that many of the... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 45.00
At a time when so many studies of African American students focus on the factors of failure, Academically Gifted African American Male College Students fills a conspicuous void in the research literature on post-secondary education by focusing on success. Like no other work before it, this remarkable study goes deep inside the experiences of academically... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 47.95
Sarah Willie asks: What's it like to be black on campus. For most Black students, attending predominantly white universities, it is a struggle. Do you try to blend in? Do you take a stand? Do you end up acting as the token representative for your whole race? And what about those students who attend predominantly black universities? How do their... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2004; US$ 32.00
As we approach the fiftieth anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education (1954), it is important to consider the historical struggles that led to this groundbreaking decision. Four years earlier in Texas, the Sweatt v. Painter decision allowed blacks access to the University of Texas's law school for the first time. Amilcar Shabazz shows that the... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1998; US$ 168.00
Leading African American scholars examine the often neglected cultural context in research and policy development in African American higher education in this collection of essays. Past research has most often been conducted by individuals unfamiliar with the historical and cultural considerations of specific ethnic groups. Therefore, the outcomes... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 45.00
Part of ABC-CLIO's ''Contemporary Education Issues'' series, this reference handbook on African American education written in an easy-to-follow format and laden with essential details reaches out to both beginners and scholars. Jackson, a former elementary school teacher who is now on the faculty at the Union Institute, Cincinnati, covers a wide range... more...
- R&L Education 2009; US$ 31.99
This book fills an educational void in the school leadership literature as it relates to historical, theoretical, intellectual and cultural understandings among those who prepare individuals for leadership in schools and for those who practice leadership in schools attended by significant numbers of African American students. Contributors to this volume... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 95.00
Tracing the history of black schooling in North America, this book emphasizes factors in society at large - and sometimes within black communities - which led to black children being separate from the white majority. In African-American/Afro-Canadian Schooling: From the Colonial Period to the Present , Charles L. Glenn reveals the evolution of assumptions... more...
- African American Images 2009; US$ 9.99
With a surprisingly honest and hard-hitting approach, this scathing indictment of the modern black family postulates that a lack of appreciation for literacy in the African American household is the true cause of low scores on today's standardized tests. Arguing that television, video games, rap music, and sports are all distractions from much-needed... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2008; US$ 149.95
This study, underpinned by Black feminist thought, African feminism, and critical race theory, investigates the lived experiences of African-born female professors in the United States. The findings reveal similar themes found in the literature on other Black and foreign women, but also offer new perspectives on racialization, double discrimination,... more...