School That Cared

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Overview

In The School that Cared, P. Kamara Sekou Collins examines the struggles that African-American students encounter within the public school system in Cincinnati, Ohio. Collins explores blacks and the arena of education during the 19th and 20th centuries, which led to the implementation of alternative strategies, such as the development of contemporary school communities, in order to provide a quality education for African-American students. As a contemporary continuation of this gallant historical education struggle, Collins highlights the Marva Collins Preparatory School of Cincinnati.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761827368
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
  • Publication date: 1/28/2003
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 82
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Meet the Author

P. Kamara Sekou Collins is Assistant Professor in the Division of Education, Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, Ohio.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 Reflecting on Our History: Cincinnati, Black, and Education in the 19th Century; Cincinnati, Blacks, and Education in the 20th Century; The Birth of MCPSC; First Day of School at the "New" Cleaster Mims Campus Chapter 3 Lessons of Wisdom: The Wisdom of the MCPSC Faculty; Surprise Guests at MCPSC; Senior Week: It's So Hard to Say Goodbye Chapter 4 References Chapter 5 About the Author

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