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Learning while Black : creating educational excellence for African American children

Author: Janice E Hale
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hale, Janice E., 1948-
Learning while Black.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©2001
(OCoLC)606657501
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Janice E Hale
ISBN: 0801867754 9780801867750 0801867762 9780801867767
OCLC Number: 45821018
Description: xxix, 222 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Mastery and excellence versus the bell curve --
Playing by the rules --
African American goals and closed doors --
Down the up escalator --
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 --
Appendix: The church's education and advocacy mission with African American children : cognitive, affective, and religious context.
Responsibility: Janice E. Hale.
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