ERIC Number: ED147006
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: 0
A Model for Developing Programs for Black Children.
Huell, Barbara P.
This paper addresses the need to correct the present system of educating black children in the United States. The first section offers a review of the history of policy toward and focus of black education. It is proposed that although black children are no longer denied education, programs such as Head Start and Follow Through are created on the assumption that blacks are a deficient people whose problems can be remediated only by white-designed programs. Political and social constructs serving to make educational policy racist are listed, as are fundamental principles that would serve the black educational cause. Principal values and attitudes concerning personal, humanistic, political, cultural-social, and academic aspects of education that would underlie proper curriculum implementation are listed. Historical information concerning black people from ancient Africa to the present is presented in outline form as a point of origin for instruction. Two lists of suggested readings on Afro-American history and experience are included. (SB)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Black Child Development Inst., Inc., Washington, DC.