ERIC Number: EJ443939
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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Islands of Hope: Milwaukee's African American Immersion Schools.
Leake, Donald O.; Leake, Brenda L.
Journal of Negro Education, v61 n1 p24-29 Win 1992
Describes two schools proposed by the Milwaukee (Wisconsin) school board to focus on the needs of young African-American males. Although these schools would not exclude other races and females, they would consciously and systematically connect total schooling to the African-American heritage for young males. (SLD)
Descriptors: African Culture, African History, Black Attitudes, Black Students, Disadvantaged Youth, Elementary Secondary Education, Homogeneous Grouping, Males, Minority Group Children, Neighborhood Schools, Nontraditional Education, Program Implementation, Racial Factors, Racial Identification, Racial Segregation, Urban Schools
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: Wisconsin (Milwaukee)