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  • Other People's Childrenby Lisa Delpit

    The New Press 2006; US$ 17.95

    Introduction SCENE I Carolyn is a young Irish-American kindergarten teacher who has been teaching for five years. The school at which she has taught has been a predominantly white, middle-class school in a quiet neighborhood in New England. However, because of recent redistricting, the school population now includes children from a housing project... more...

  • "Multiplication Is for White People"by Lisa Delpit

    The New Press 2012; US$ 17.95

    INTRODUCTION: YES, DIANE, I'M STILL ANGRY R ecently I was invited by education activist Dr. Raynard Sanders to New Orleans for an educational summit. The speaker, the renowned and controversial Diane Ravitch, had told Dr. Sanders that she wanted to meet me. Dr. Ravitch, currently a professor at New York University, has made headlines with her... more...

  • The Skin That We Speakby Lisa Delpit; Joanne Kilgour Dowdy

    The New Press 2008; US$ 17.95

    Introduction LISA DELPIT In a study conducted in 1974 to assess the development of attitudes in preschool children toward “Black English? (BE)and “Standard English? (SE), Marilyn Rosenthal, the researcher, painted two identical cardboard boxes with similarly drawn faces. Two tapes had previously been made by the same bi-dialectal African American... more...

  • Quality Education as a Constitutional Rightby Theresa Perry; Robert P. Moses; Ernesto Jr Cortes; Lisa Delpit; Joan T. Wynne

    Beacon Press 2010; US$ 20.00

    In 2005, famed civil rights leader and education activist Robert Moses invited one hundred prominent African American and Latino intellectuals and activists to meet to discuss a proposal for a   campaign   to guarantee a quality education for all children as a constitutional right?a movement that would ?transform current approaches to educational inequity,... more...

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