Closing the Racial Achievement Gap in Our Schools
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Unfinished Business by Pedro A. Noguera
Book DescriptionUnfinished Business illuminates the challenges in overcoming the current inequities in public education. Fifty years after Brown v. Board of Education, this book exposes a "tale of two schools" where students walk through the same high school doors but remain racially and academically segregated within--a condition mirrored in urban schools and districts across the nation. The authors offer a hopeful, yet urgent, call to invest in youth on the front side of life and to hold fast to the vision of a future where all children can truly learn, achieve, and dream to their highest potential.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780470384442
(225mm x 154mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Jossey Bass Wiley
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 22-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Pedro A. Noguera
Invisible No More, Hardback (October 2011)
This groundbreaking interdisciplinary volume provides a comprehensive picture of Latino males in the US today and sets the direction of future research and policy intervention.
Trouble with Black Boys, Paperback (July 2009)
For many years to come, race will continue to be a source of controversy and conflict in American society. For many of us it will continue to shape where we live, pray, go to school, and socialize. We cannot simply wish away the existence of race or racism, but we can take steps to lessen the ways in which the categories trap and confine us.
Beyond Resistance! Youth Activism and Community Change, Paperback (July 2006)
Highlights the detrimental impact of zero tolerance policies on young people's educational experience and well being. This volume offers insights into how to increase the effectiveness of youth development and education programs, and how to create responsive youth policies at the local, state, and federal level.
Unfinished Business, Hardback (April 2006)» View all books by Pedro A. Noguera
In this groundbreaking book, co-editors Pedro Noguera and Jean Yonemura Wing, and their collaborators investigated the dynamics of race and achievement at Berkeley High School-a large public high school that the New York Times called "the most integrated high school in America.
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Author Biography - Pedro A. Noguera
Pedro A. Noguera is a professor in the Steinhardt School of Education at New York University, the executive director of the Metropolitan Center for Urban Education, and the co-director of the Institute for the Study of Globalization and Education in Metropolitan Settings (IGEMS). Jean Yonemura Wing is affiliated with UC ACCORD (University of California All Campus Consortium on Research for Diversity) and is a researcher in the Oakland Unified School District.
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