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Brown, Ayanna F.; Bloome, David; Morris, Jerome E.; Power-Carter, Stephanie; Willis, Arlette I. – Review of Research in Education, 2017
This review of research examines classroom conversations about race with a theoretical framing oriented to understanding how such conversations may disrupt social and educational inequalities. The review covers research on how classroom conversations on race contribute to students' and educators' understandings of a racialized society, their…
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Race, Racial Attitudes
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Welner, Kevin – Review of Research in Education, 2010
The call for American students to meet world-class standards in the federal Goals 2000: Education America Act (1994) and No Child Left Behind legislation, as well as state standards and accountability legislation, has been explicitly inclusive: All students must be held to these high standards. Litigation offers the potential to leverage…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, State Standards, Academic Standards, Court Litigation
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Tate, William F., IV – Review of Research in Education, 2004
The goals of this chapter are threefold. The first goal is to examine the scientific attainment of African Americans in the post-"Brown" era. The term scientific attainment is used here to describe more broadly mathematics and scientific achievement as measured in trend studies, academic coursework, and degrees. A second, related goal is…
Descriptors: Science Education, African Americans, Mathematics Achievement, Science Achievement
Yosso, Tara J.; Parker, Laurence; Solorzano, Daniel G.; Lynn, Marvin – Review of Research in Education, 2004
In this chapter, the authors outline critical race theory (CRT) as an analytical framework that originated in schools of law to examine and challenge the continuing significance of race and racism in U.S. society. They then describe the CRT framework within the field of education. CRT scholarship offers an explanatory structure that accounts for…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Race, Higher Education, Racial Bias