ERIC Number: EJ549019
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Our Story of Ebonics; A Tale of Language, Literacy and Learning.
Getridge, Carolyn M.
School Administrator, v54 n8 p36-37 Sep 1997
The media's ebonics hysteria has sparked a national debate concerning the failure of the nation's urban schools to serve African American and other minority students' needs. Oakland Unified School District's systemic reform of curricula and standards hinges on new teaching practices exploiting the connections among language, literacy, and learning. Students must master standard English to take college-prep courses. (MLH)
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