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ERIC Number: EJ492194
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-1047-8248
The Role of Community and Culture in School Reform Efforts: Examining the Views of African-American Teachers.
Foster, Michele
Educational Foundations, v8 n2 p5-26 Spr 1994
Discusses interviews with black teachers who witnessed many reform initiatives to improve black students' academic achievement. The teachers challenged white, middle class perspectives on black community norms, cultural values, political realities, and community aspirations. Successful school reform must acknowledge and incorporate black community and teacher perspectives on culture and schooling. (SM)
Publication Type: Reports - General; Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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