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ERIC Number: EJ885557
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Oct
Pages: 21
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 65
ISSN: ISSN-0077-5762
Preparation, Pedagogy, Policy, and Power: "Brown," the "King" Case, and the Struggle for Equal Language Rights
Ball, Arnetha F.; Alim, H. Samy
Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education, v105 n2 p104-124 Oct 2006
For scholars of literacy and educational linguistics, the years 2004 and beyond have given them cause to not only revisit racial issues 50 years after "Brown v. Board of Education," but also to revisit 25 years of language and racial politics since "the Martin Luther King Black English case." This chapter discusses what needs to happen now--with "more" deliberate speed--as the authors reflect on the years since these two cases were decided and their impact on language education in the United States. As people of color continue to struggle for equal language rights in the United States, the authors are calling for an agenda that focuses on policy, pedagogy, and preparation. They discuss the historically neglected linguistic dimensions of "Brown" and "King"; and the educational responses to the rulings. In the final section, they consider the challenges that remain to be addressed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United States
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Brown v Board of Education