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Black Students and School Failure Policies, Practices, and Prescriptions

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ISBN-10: 0275940942

ISBN-13: 9780275940942

Edition: Reprint 

Authors: Jacqueline J. Irvine

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Research findings by the National Commission on Excellence, the Children's Defense Fund, and the College Board, among others, suggest that much work remains to be done to upgrade the educational experience and performance of the fastest growing segment of the American school population, blacks and other minorities. This country's survival and strength will ultimately depend on the quality of education given to this important group that has been systematically and effectively excluded from the benefits of educational opportunity. Without these benefits, blacks and other minorities will never achieve economic independence, and the self-perpetuating cycle of poor school achievement, poverty,…    
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Book details

List price: $33.95
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, LLC
Publication date: 4/30/1991
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

JACQUELINE JORDAN IRVINE is Associate Professor in the Division of Educational Studies at Emory University.

Prescriptive Ideologies Versus Descriptive Practices
The Societal and Institutional Contexts Cultural Synchronization Teacher Expectations Research on Teacher-Students Interactions
Effects of Student Race, Gender and Grade Level
Appendix: Description of Methodology for Chapter 4
Effective Strategies for Committed Educators Implications for Training and Staff Development
Conclusion: Changing Schools for Future Challenges