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ERIC Number: EJ365551
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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The Explanation of Minority School Failure, Again.
McDermott, R. P.
Anthropology and Education Quarterly, v18 n4 p361-4 Dec 1987
Explanations of minority school failure incorporate native definitions of failure and minority group membership. They are limited by their starting assumptions and they are apologies for our present system. Minority school failure and its explanations by social scientists are two levels of the same process that we need to confront. (Author/VM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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Note: Special issue on Explaining the School Performance of Minority Students.