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Their Highest Potential An African American School Community in the Segregated South

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ISBN-10: 0807845817

ISBN-13: 9780807845813

Edition: 1996

Authors: Vanessa Siddle Walker

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African American schools in the segregated South faced enormous obstacles in educating their students. But some of these schools succeeded in providing nurturing educational environments in spite of the injustices of segregation. Vanessa Siddle Walker tells the story of one such school in rural North Carolina, the Caswell County Training School, which operated from 1934 to 1969. She focuses especially on the importance of dedicated teachers and the principal, who believed their jobs extended well beyond the classroom, and on the community's parents, who worked hard to support the school. According to Walker, the relationship between school and community was mutually dependent. Parents…    
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Book details

List price: $37.50
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
Publication date: 6/17/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 276
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English