Educating African American Males: Voices from the Field
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Educating African American Males: Voices from the Field

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ISBN-13:
9781412914338
Einband:
Buch
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.03.2005
Seiten:
320
Autor:
Olatokunbo S. Fashola
Gewicht:
540 g
Format:
230x164x22 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

Dedication
Introduction
Foreword by Edmund W. Gordon
Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Editor
About the Contributors
1. Cultural Issues in Comprehensive School Reform, Robert Cooper, Will J. Jordan

2. Developing the Talents of African American Male Students During the Nonschool Hours, Olatokunbo S. Fashola

3. The Trouble With Black Boys: The Role and Influence of Environmental and Cultural Factors on the Academic Performance of African American Males, Pedro A. Noguera

4. Teachers' Perceptions and Expectations and the Black-White Test Score Gap, Ronald F. Ferguson

5. Early Schooling and Academic Achievement of African American Males, James Earl Davis
6. What's Happening to the Boys? Early High School Experiences and School Outcomes Among African
American Male Adolescents in Chicago, Melissa Roderick
7. Black Males' Structural Conditions, Achievement Patterns, Normative Needs, and "Opportunities," Dena Phillips Swanson, Michael Cunningham, Margaret Beale Spencer
8. Athletics, Academics, and African American Males, Jomills Henry Braddock II
9. Conclusion
Index
This important book explores the diverse answers to questions posed about the educational achievement of African American males. Leading scholars in the field of Urban Education share their unique approaches to this serious issue, delving into a discussion that covers the following areas: