Strengthening the African American Educational Pipeline: Informing Research, Policy, and Practice

Strengthening the African American Educational Pipeline: Informing Research, Policy, and Practice

by Jerlando F. L. Jackson, Gloria Ladson-Bill
     
 

ISBN-10: 0791469883

ISBN-13: 9780791469880

Pub. Date: 02/08/2007

Publisher: State University of New York Press

Focusing on pre-K–12 schools, higher education, and social influences, this book examines the following question: What systemic set of strategies is necessary to improve the conditions for African Americans throughout the educational pipeline?  See more details below

Overview

Focusing on pre-K–12 schools, higher education, and social influences, this book examines the following question: What systemic set of strategies is necessary to improve the conditions for African Americans throughout the educational pipeline?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791469880
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Publication date:
02/08/2007
Pages:
242
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments     vii
Foreword   Gloria Ladson-Billings     ix
Preface   William B. Harvey     xiii
Introduction
A Systematic Analysis of the African American Educational Pipeline to Inform Research, Policy, and Practice   Jerlando F. L. Jackson     1
Pre-K-12 Schools
The Forgotten Link: The Salience of Pre-K-12 Education and Culturally Responsive Pedagogy in Creating Access to Higher Education for African American Students   Tyrone C. Howard     17
Teaching in "Hard to Teach in" Contexts: African American Teachers Uniquely Positioned in the African American Educational Pipeline   Jennifer E. Obidah   Tracy Buenavista   R. Evely Gildersleeve   Peter Kim   Tyson Marsh     37
Bringing the Gifts That Our Ancestors Gave: Continuing the Legacy of Excellence in African American School Leadership   Linda C. Tillman     53
Higher Education
Descriptive Analysis of African American Students' Involvement in College: Implications for Higher Education and Student Affairs Professionals   Lamont A. Flowers     73
The Status of African American Faculty in the Academy: Where Do We Go From Here?   Barbara J. Johnson   Henrietta Pichon     97
A National Progress Report of African Americans in the Administrative Workforce in Higher Education   Jerlando F. L. Jackson   Brandon D. Daniels     115
Social Influences
Securing the Ties That Bind: Community Involvement and the Educational Success of African American Children and Youth   Mavis G. Sanders   Tamitha F. Campbell     141
How African American Families Can Facilitate the Academic Achievement of Their Children: Implications for Family-Based Interventions   Jelani Mandara   Carolyn B. Murray     165
Addressing the Achievement Gap in Education with the Use of Technology: A Proposed Solution for African American Students   Jeffrey G. Sumrall   Ramona Pittman     187
Conclusion: Reconceptualizing the African American Pipeline: New Perspectives from a Systematic Analysis   Jerlando F. L. Jackson     197
About the Contributors     211
Index     217

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