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- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00
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...
- ASCD 2011; US$ 27.95
Two giants in the fields of education, psychology, and equityA. Wade Boykin and Pedro Noguerareveal bold truths about the achievement gap and provide you with a promising framework focused on key factors drawn from successful schools. Here's your opportunity to understand why some school districts are making more progress than others,... more...
Black Educational Choice: Assessing the Private and Public Alternatives to Traditional K?12 Public SchoolsABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 53.00
Closing the K?12 achievement gap is critical to the future welfare of African American individuals, families, and communities?and to the future of our nation as a whole. The black-white academic achievement gap?the significant statistical difference in academic performance between African American students and their white peers?is the single greatest... more...
- R&L Education 2009; US$ 37.99
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...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 29.00 US$ 25.13
In 2007, wanting to expand higher education’s civic engagement conversation, the Association of American Colleges and Universities launched the Core Commitments Initiative. That initiative focused attention on personal and social responsibility as outcomes of a college education, with the understanding that such a focus would return American... more...
- Wiley 2002; US$ 15.95 US$ 13.99
A Treasury of Hundreds of Books that Help Boys Grow and Flourish "Images-strong, proud and happy, brave, and now also humorous . . . what a joy it is to see black faces of all shades in our children's books."-Doug E. Doug, Actor, The Bill Cosby Show "As a child . . . I wish there had been more books that reflected my world and my interests."-Earl... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 55.95
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...
- Multilingual Matters 2005; US$ 44.95
This collection of papers, comments, and documents traces the distant and recent history of the Ebonics debate in the USA. The book examines how, despite increasing access to public education over the past century, schools continue to impose language standards and expectations on children that methodically privileges some, while disadvantaging others. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 48.95
Written for both a scholarly and a general audience, this book demonstrates a transformative role for research and a positive role for culture in learning, in the academy, and in community and cross-national contexts. Volume editor Joyce E. King is the Benjamin E. Mays Endowed Chair of Urban Teaching, Learning and Leadership at Georgia State University... more...