ERIC Number: EJ557752
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
The Ebonics Debate: Are We Speaking the Same Language?
Hall, Perry A.
Black Scholar, v27 n2 p12-14 Sum 1997
Explores the debate over the teaching of black English in the public schools. Often ignored is that proponents of the recognition of black English have almost always advocated supporting standard English by using approaches that take black English into account. The reason for recognizing Ebonics is usually to implement strategies for teaching standard English. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue titled "Ebonics II." Journal availability: The Black Scholar, 485 65th Street, Oakland, CA 94609 (subscription, $30 annually; institutional and library subscription, $60; single copies, individuals, $6, institutions, $10).