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ERIC Number: ED515129
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Jan-20
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
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Black Males in Education: Learning and Achievement. A Summative Community Analysis Response from the Kwanzaa Adult Forum (December 27, 2010)
Bell, Edward Earl
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Background: Educating black males is critical. No longer can the black community blame the school for the academic failure of this population. The black community must address this pervasive issue. Purpose: The purpose for this inquiry was to explore community support and recommendations for educating black males. Setting: The setting took place in a community setting in eastern North Carolina. Research Design: Qualitative. Findings: The Black Community must develop community resources to support the education of black males. It is not the sole responsibility of the school to education this population. Social skills and the church present as two primary themes in promoting academic growth in black males. Conclusion: The Black Community has an important role to play in promoting academic growth in the achievement of black males. Black males must develop the social skills to be academic ready for the schooling process. Citation: (Contains 12 footnotes.)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: North Carolina