ERIC Number: EJ634050
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Racial Politics and the Elusive Quest for Excellence and Equity in Education.
Noguera, Pedro A.
Education and Urban Society, v34 n1 p18-41 Nov 2001
Examines factors influencing the development of educational policies and practices intended to ameliorate racial achievement gaps in relatively affluent school districts, describing initiatives undertaken by Minority Student Achievement Network schools. A longitudinal study of one high school illustrates how racial disparities are influenced by the structure of opportunity within schools and how efforts to address inequities often become politicized. Contains notes and references.(SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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