ERIC Number: ED312361
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Effective Schools: Critical Issues in the Education of Black Children.
Bates, Percy, Ed.; Wilson, Ted, Ed.
This collection of essays focuses on how Ronald Edmond's work on effective schools and school improvement can affect the education of black children. The book represents a cooperative effort of the Charles D. Moody Research Institute, established as a vehicle for the program services of the National Alliance of Black School Educators (NABSE), and the Programs for Educational Opportunity at the University of Michigan School of Education. It includes a historical sketch of NABSE and a preface, and is comprised of the following chapters: (1) "Black Consciousness and Professionalism" (Hugh Scott); (2) "Is There a Black Identity?" (Shirley Jenkins Phelps, Asa Hilliard, and June Jackson Christmas); (3) "High Expectations" (Don Clark); (4) "Improving School Climate" (Trevor Gardner); (5) "Black Children and the Process of Development" (Jeff Howard); (6) "Instructional Leadership" (Jerome Harris); (7) "School Improvement: One District's Efforts" (Gene Carter); (8) "The Algebra of African-American Achievement" (Barbara Sizemore); (9) "Increasing Black Participation in Mathematics and Science" (Claude Maybury); (10) "Assessment and Effective Schools" (Ruth Love); (11) "Legal Issues and Effective Schools" (Aubrey McCutcheon); and (12) "Education: The Pathway to the Future for Black Youngsters" (John W. Porter). (AF)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Black Achievement, Black Education, Black Students, Educational Assessment, Educational Environment, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Instructional Leadership, Mathematics Education, School Effectiveness, School Law, Science Education
National Alliance of Black School Educators, 2816 Georgia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20001 ($6.00, plus $1.50 shipping and handling).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Alliance of Black School Educators, Inc., Washington, DC.; Michigan Univ., Ann Arbor. School of Education.