ERIC Number: EJ1100396
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
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In Their Own Words: Erasing Deficits and Exploring What Works to Improve K-12 and Postsecondary Black Male School Achievement
Warren, Chezare A.; Douglas, Ty-Ron M. O.; Howard, Tyrone C.
Teachers College Record, v118 n6 2016
This article outlines the imperative for strengths-based research to counter deficit perceptions and perspectives of Black males in contemporary discussions of their school achievement in the United States. The importance of young men of color in shaping research agendas, practice, and public policy is argued followed by a brief overview of the papers featured in the special issue "Erasing the Deficits: "My Brother's Keeper" and Contemporary Perspectives on Black Male School Achievement."
Descriptors: African American Students, Males, Academic Achievement, Stereotypes, Misconceptions, Educational Research, Agenda Setting, Educational Practices, Public Policy, Instructional Effectiveness, Elementary Secondary Education, Postsecondary Education
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Postsecondary Education
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