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
     
 

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

Foreword
Gloria Ladson-Billings

Preface
William B. Harvey

Introduction

A Systematic Analysis of the African American Educational Pipeline to Inform Research, Policy, and Practice
Jerlando F. L. Jackson

Part I: Pre-K–12 Schools

1. 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

2. 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, and Tyson Marsh

3. Bringing the Gifts That Our Ancestors Gave: Continuing the Legacy of Excellence in African American School Leadership
Linda C. Tillman

Part II: Higher and Postsecondary Education

4. Descriptive Analysis of African American Students’ Involvement in College: Implications for Higher Education and Student Affairs Professionals
Lamont A. Flowers

5. The Status of African American Faculty in the Academy: Where Do We Go From Here?
Barbara J. Johnson and Henrietta Pichon

6. A National Progress Report of African Americans in the Administrative Workforce in Higher Education
Jerlando F. L. Jackson and Brandon D. Daniels

Part III: Social Influences

7. Securing the Ties That Bind: Community Involvement and the Educational Success of African American Children and Youth
Mavis G. Sanders and Tamitha F. Campbell

8. How African American Families Can Facilitate the Academic Achievement of Their Children: Implications for Family-Based Interventions
Jelani Mandara and Carolyn B. Murray

9. Addressing the Achievement Gap in Education with the Use of Technology: A Proposed Solution for African American Students
Jeffrey G. Sumrall and Ramona Pittman

Conclusion: Reconceptualizing the African American Pipeline: New Perspectives from a Systematic Analysis
Jerlando F. L. Jackson

About the Contributors
Index

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