Courageous Conversations About Race: A Field Guide for Achieving Equity in Schools / Edition 1

Courageous Conversations About Race: A Field Guide for Achieving Equity in Schools / Edition 1

by Glenn E. Singleton
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761988777

ISBN-13: 9780761988779

Pub. Date: 01/28/2006

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Deepen your understanding of racial factors in academic performance and discover new strategies for closing the achievement gap!

Examining the achievement gap through the prism of race, the authors explain the need for candid, courageous conversations about race in order to understand why performance inequity persists. Through these "courageous conversations,

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Overview

Deepen your understanding of racial factors in academic performance and discover new strategies for closing the achievement gap!

Examining the achievement gap through the prism of race, the authors explain the need for candid, courageous conversations about race in order to understand why performance inequity persists. Through these "courageous conversations," educators will learn how to create a learning community that promotes true academic parity. Practical features of this book include:

  • Implementation exercises
  • Prompts, language, and tools that support profound discussion
  • Activities and checklists for administrators
  • Action steps for creating an equity team

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761988779
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/28/2006
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
1. Breaking the Silence: Ushering in Courageous Conversation About Race
Part I. Passion: An Essential Characteristic of Anti-Racist Leadership
2. What's So Courageous About This Conversation?
3. Why Race?
4. Agreeing to Talk About Race
Part II. Practice: The Foundation of Anti-Racist Leadership
5. The First Condition: Getting Personal Right Here and Right Now
6. The Second Condition: Keeping the Spotlight on Race
7. The Third Condition: Engaging Multiple Racial Perspectives
8. The Fourth Condition: Keeping Us All at the Table
9. The Fifth Condition: What Do You Mean By "Race "?
10. The Sixth Condition: Let's Talk About Whiteness
Part III. Persistence: The Key to Anti-Racist Leadership
11. How Anti-Racist Leaders Close the Achievement Gap
12. Exploring a Systemic Framework for Closing the Racial Achievement Gap
13. Using Courageous Conversation to Achieve Equity in Schools
Resource: Racism and the Achievement Gap
References
Index

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