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Anderson, Meredith B. L.; Harper, Caroline; Bridges, Brian K. – Frederick D. Patterson Research Institute, UNCF, 2017
UNCF conducted this study to shed light on African American grasstops' perspectives toward education reform and how they work to develop community-centered strategies to address disparities in schools. One narrative about the lack of engagement by local grasstops in education reform is that they do not care or are not informed about the topic.…
Descriptors: African American Leadership, Administrator Attitudes, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Change
Anderson, Meredith B. L. – Frederick D. Patterson Research Institute, UNCF, 2016
"Building Better Narratives in Black Education" fundamentally changes the narrative and face of education reform to meaningfully include Black voices, leaders and initiatives that truly have equity and Black student success at the core. This is imperative as there is an education crisis for Black students in the United States. Recent…
Descriptors: African American Education, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, African American Community
Bridges, Brian K.; Awokoya, Janet T.; Messano, Frances – Frederick D. Patterson Research Institute, UNCF, 2012
Despite the importance of postsecondary education to the economic and social vitality of the U.S. and the individuals who pursue this academic goal, the educational pipeline to and through college is broken for communities of color, the fastest-growing segment of the population. This report offers a revealing glimpse of the American system of…
Descriptors: African Americans, Parent Attitudes, Elementary Secondary Education, Meta Analysis