ERIC Number: EJ1199956
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2019-Jan
Abstractor: As Provided
"It's All Possible": Urban Educators' Perspectives on Creating a Culturally Relevant, Schoolwide, College-Going Culture for Black and Latino Male Students
Knight-Manuel, Michelle G.; Marciano, Joanne E.; Wilson, Michael; Jackson, Iesha; Vernikoff, Laura; Zuckerman, Kelly Gavin; Watson, Vaughn W. M.
Urban Education, v54 n1 p35-64 Jan 2019
This article examines how 18 teachers, counselors, administrators, and support staff from seven New York City public high schools collaborated during the Black and Latino Male Professional Development Initiative (a pseudonym) to develop a "culturally relevant, schoolwide, college-going culture" supportive of Black and Latino males' college readiness and access. We draw from a mixed-methods empirical research study to discuss participants' changing understandings of the features of such a culture, and how participants' action plans illuminate steps for change in their schools. We provide recommendations for creating equitable educational opportunities for Black and Latino males supportive of access to postsecondary education.
Descriptors: Urban Education, Urban Teaching, Culturally Relevant Education, Public Schools, Public School Teachers, Males, Teacher Attitudes, African American Students, Hispanic American Students, College Bound Students, School Counselors, Administrators, School Personnel, College Readiness, Faculty Development, Access to Education, Secondary School Teachers, High School Students, Workshops
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Secondary Education; High Schools
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Identifiers - Location: New York (New York)