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Learning While Black Creating Educational Excellence for African American Children

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ISBN-10: 0801867762

ISBN-13: 9780801867767

Edition: 2002

Authors: Janice E. Hale, V. P. Franklin

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In this study, Janice Hale critiques existing initiatives for improving the education of African American children. She maintains that the current focus of school reform is not very effective and offers other strategies.
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Book details

List price: $23.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date: 12/4/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

V.P. Franklin is Distinguished Professor of History at Drexel University. He is the author of several books, including Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Biography and Living Our Stories, Telling Our Truths: Autobiography and the Making of the African-American Intellectual Tradition .

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Breaking the Silence
Mastery and Excellence versus the Bell Curve
Playing by the Rules
African American Goals and Closed Doors
Down the Up Escalator
Creating the Village
Twenty-First-Century Education Project: Report and Recommendations
A Model for Culturally Appropriate Pedagogy
The Role of the African American Church in Creating the Village
Where Do We Go from Here? A Call to Action
The Church's Educational and Advocacy Mission with African American Children: Cognitive, Affective, and Religious Context
References
Index