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ERIC Number: ED409392
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Pages: 150
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-313-29848-3
The Black Student's Guide to High School Success.
Ekeler, William J., Ed.
The selections in this book offer advice on how to get the most out of a high school education by making intelligent and informed decisions in and out of the classroom. The guide features 15 essays geared to the student, each written by a professional or educator. Each is followed by a short essay by a black high school student about his or her experience in overcoming obstacles to success in high school. The following essays are included: (1) "Selecting a High School" (Roland M. Allen); (2) "Planning for the Future: Choosing the Right Field of Study, Faculty, and Counselor" (Ruby C. Delery); (3) "The Politics of High School" (William J. Ekeler); (4) "Opportunities for Success in the Classroom" (Shannon D. Mathews); (5) "Study Habits and Hints" (Margaret Florence); (6)"Athletics" (Willie Hill); (7) "Extracurricular Activities" (Holly A. Robertson); (8) "Leadership In and Out of the Classroom" (Ruby D. Higgins); (9) "Making the Smart Choice: Say No to Drugs, Alcohol, Crime, and Pregnancy" (Wilton A. Barham); (10) "Choosing Your Friends" (Stephen Pemberton); (11) "Black Pride and Self-Esteem" (Vernon L. Farmer); (12) "The Black Community: Community and Religious Involvement" (James Coaxum); (13) "Integration with Others" (LaWanna Gunn-Williams); (14) "Part-time Work: An Education and Opportunity" (Al B. Barron); and (15) "The Career Hunt: Putting It All Together" (Deren Finks). (SLD)
Greenwood Press, Greenwood Publishing Group, 88 Post Road West, P.O. Box 5007, Westport, CT 06881-5007 ($29.95).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: Foreword by L. Douglas Wilder.