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Noguera, Pedro
The trouble with Black boys : and other reflections on race, equity, and the future of public education / Pedro A. Noguera
1st ed
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, c2008
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  LC213.2 .N64 2008    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Educational equalization -- United States
Academic achievement -- Social aspects -- United States
Minorities -- Education -- United States
Physical Description xxviii, 334 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-306) and index
Contents Joaquin's dilemma: understanding the link between racial identity and school-related behaviors -- The trouble with Black boys: the impact of social and cultural forces on the academic achievement of African American males -- And what will become of children like Miguel Fernández/Y qué pasará con jóvenes como Miguel Fernández? Education, immigration, and the future of Latinos in the United States -- How listening to students can help schools to improve -- Latino youth: Immigration, education, and the future -- Preventing and producing violence: a critical analysis of responses to school violence -- Schools, prisons, and social implications of punishment: rethinking disciplinary practices -- Racial politics and the elusive quest for excellence and equity in education -- Reclaiming the promise of public education with Alan Blankstein -- Standards for what? Accountability for whom? Rethinking standards-based reform in public education -- Racial isolation, poverty, and the limits of local control as a means for holding public schools accountable -- Transforming urban schools through investments in social capital

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