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Delpit, Lisa D
"Multiplication is for white people" : raising expectations for other people's children / Lisa Delpit
New York : New Press : Distributed by Perseus Distribution, 2012
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 4th Floor  LC213.2 .D45 2012    AVAILABLE
 CEHHS Curriculum Knowledge Center, Rm 265  CL 379.2 DEL    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Educational equalization -- United States
Academic achievement -- United States
African American students
Minorities -- Education -- United States
Students with social disabilities -- Education -- United States
Subject United States -- Race relations
Physical Description xx, 224 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references
Contents There is no achievement gap at birth -- Infinite capacity -- Stuff you never would say : successful literacy instruction in elementary classrooms -- Warm demanders : the importance of teachers in the lives of children of poverty -- Skin-deep learning : teaching those who learn differently -- "I don't like it when they don't say my name right" : why "reforming" can't mean "whitening" -- Picking up the broom : demanding critical thinking -- How would a fool do it? : assessment -- Shooting hoops : what can we learn about the drive for excellence? -- Invisibility, disidentification, and negotiating blackness on campus -- Will it help the sheep? : university, community, and purpose
Summary Presents a striking picture of the elements of contemporary public education that conspire against the prospects for poor children of color, creating a persistent gap in achievement during the school years that has eluded several decades of reform
NOTE 509761
Series CEHHS Curriculum Knowledge Center

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