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Changing school culture for black males

Author: Jawanza Kunjufu
Publisher: [Chicago Heights, Ill.] : African American Images, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Addressing the many unique academic challenges that face black males-from low self-esteem, absenteeism, fatherlessness, and gangs to not accepting middle-class values, the impact of hip-hop culture, and drugs-this book provides answers and hope to teachers and the afflicted students and their families. With more than 75 solutions for educators to implement in their schools, including mentoring programs, rites of  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jawanza Kunjufu
ISBN: 1934155829 9781934155820
OCLC Number: 818318471
Description: xviii, 174 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The Most Important Question Facing Black Males ; Introduction: What Black Males Need to Be Taught --
1. Framework --
2. School Culture --
3. Belief Quiz --
4. Black Male Culture Quiz --
5. Gender Compliance Quiz --
6. Are Schools Similar to Prisons? --
7. Black Male Culture vs. School Culture --
8. Classroom Management --
9. Language Arts Culture --
10. Special Education Culture --
11. Suspension Culture --
12. Dropout Culture --
13. Peer Group Culture 91 --
14. Sports Culture --
15. Rap Culture --
16. Television and Video Game Culture --
17. Gang Culture --
18. Drugs/Prison Culture --
19. Fatherhood and Sex Culture --
20. Racism Culture --
21. Economics Culture --
22. Leadership Culture --
23. Single-Gender Culture --
24. Miscellaneous Solutions --
25. Conclusion --
26. Epilogue --
27. References.
Responsibility: Jawanza Kunjufu.

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Addressing the many unique academic challenges that face black males-from low self-esteem, absenteeism, fatherlessness, and gangs to not accepting middle-class values, the impact of hip-hop culture, and drugs-this book provides answers and hope to teachers and the afflicted students and their families. With more than 75 solutions for educators to implement in their schools, including mentoring programs, rites of passage, internships, motivational speeches, counseling, and cooperative learning, this helpful resource shows how issues of retention,

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