Alternative Schooling for African American Youth: Does Anyone Know We're Here? / Edition 1

Alternative Schooling for African American Youth: Does Anyone Know We're Here? / Edition 1

by Christopher Dunbar
     
 

ISBN-10: 082045270X

ISBN-13: 9780820452708

Pub. Date: 01/28/2001

Publisher: Peter Lang Publishing Inc.

This book is about the experiences of a group of middle school students and the administration, faculty and staff responsible for meeting their educational needs. These students have been removed from the traditional public school environment and placed in an alternative school program in lieu of expulsion. Christopher Dunbar Jr. urges educators and policymakers to

Overview

This book is about the experiences of a group of middle school students and the administration, faculty and staff responsible for meeting their educational needs. These students have been removed from the traditional public school environment and placed in an alternative school program in lieu of expulsion. Christopher Dunbar Jr. urges educators and policymakers to reevaluate their goals and methods when thinking about what is best for these children.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780820452708
Publisher:
Peter Lang Publishing Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Series:
Cultural Critique Series, #1
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
133
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Prologue: Alternative Schoolxi
Chapter 1School Portrait1
Chapter 2It Could Have Been Me!19
Chapter 3Short Stories35
Chapter 4Mr. Sheldon71
Chapter 5Perspectives of Teachers83
Chapter 6Support Staff101
Chapter 7Epilogue: What's Next?119
References127
AppendixSpelling Conversions131

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