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Courageous Conversations about Race A Field Guide for Achieving Equity in Schools

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ISBN-10: 0761988769

ISBN-13: 9780761988762

Edition: 2006

Authors: Glenn E. Singleton, Curtis Linton

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Singleton examines the evidence that points to race not poverty as the underlying cause behind the achievement gap. He explores how race affects all educators, and declares that we need to have sustained conversations about race in order to understand students and create true equity in schools.
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Book details

List price: $90.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Corwin Press
Publication date: 11/30/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 304
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Glenn Eric Singleton hails from Baltimore, Maryland. A product of public elementary and independent secondary school, Singleton earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his master's degree from the Graduate School of Education at Stanford University. Singleton began his career as an Ivy League admissions director. In 1992, he founded Pacific Educational Group, Inc. (PEG) to support families in their transitions within and between K-12 and higher education. His company rapidly grew into a vehicle for addressing systemic educational inequity by providing a framework, guidance, and support to K-12 systems and institutions of higher education focused on meeting the…    

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Breaking the Silence: Ushering in Courageous Conversation About Race
Passion: An Essential Characteristic of Anti-Racist Leadership
What's So Courageous About This Conversation?
Why Race?
Agreeing to Talk About Race
Practice: The Foundation of Anti-Racist Leadership
The First Condition: Getting Personal Right Here and Right Now
The Second Condition: Keeping the Spotlight on Race
The Third Condition: Engaging Multiple Racial Perspectives
The Fourth Condition: Keeping Us All at the Table
The Fifth Condition: What Do You Mean By "Race"?
The Sixth Condition: Let's Talk About Whiteness
Persistence: The Key to Anti-Racist Leadership
How Anti-Racist Leaders Close the Achievement Gap
Exploring a Systemic Framework for Closing the Racial Achievement Gap
Using Courageous Conversation to Achieve Equity in Schools
Resource: Racism and the Achievement Gap
References
Index