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ERIC Number: EJ896892
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0022-2984
Securing the Right to Learn: The Quest for an Empowering Curriculum for African American Citizens
Darling-Hammond, Linda; Williamson, Joy Ann; Hyler, Maria E.
Journal of Negro Education, v76 n3 p281-296 Sum 2007
This article chronicles a journey to achieve the type of education that focused on the battles to secure access to schooling and a curriculum for full citizenship. The pursuit of educational opportunity has been and continues to be tortuous, with each step toward progress met by a major societal set back. As the fate of individuals and nations is increasingly tied up in their ability to learn, the quest for access to an equitable, empowering education for African Americans has become a critical issue for the American nation as a whole. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Brown v Board of Education