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The black-white achievement gap : why closing it is the greatest civil rights issue of our time

Author: Rod Paige; Elaine P Witty
Publisher: New York, NY : AMACOM, American Management Association, ©2010.
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It's time to address one of the most important civil rights issues of our time.
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Paige, Rod.
Black-white achievement gap.
New York, NY : AMACOM, American Management Association, ©2010
(DLC) 2009026386
(OCoLC)290436802
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rod Paige; Elaine P Witty
ISBN: 9780814415207 0814415202 9780814415191 0814415199
OCLC Number: 593277824
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 210 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The greatest civil rights challenge of our time --
The facts of the matter --
"Okay, we have a black-white achievement gap. So what?" --
In search of explanations --
The origins of the problem --
Yes, we can close the achievement gap! --
What's leadership got to do with it? --
Today's shortage of authentic African American leaders --
Eliminating the achievement gap : what authentic African American leaders must do --
The way forward : a call to service --
Appendix A. Sources for quality information on the black-white achievement gap --
Appendix B. Suggested reading list on African American leadership.
Responsibility: Rod Paige, Elaine Witty.
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