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The Black-White Achievement Gap: Why Closing It Is the Greatest Civil Rights Issue of Our Time
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The Black-White Achievement Gap: Why Closing It Is the Greatest Civil Rights Issue of Our Time

by Rod Paige, Elaine Witty
 

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ISBN-10: 0814415199

ISBN-13: 9780814415191

Pub. Date: 02/01/2010

Publisher: AMACOM

Chosen by The American School Board magazine as one of 2010's Top Education Reads.

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Chosen by The American School Board magazine as one of 2010's Top Education Reads.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814415191
Publisher:
AMACOM
Publication date:
02/01/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
210
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Contents

Foreword by Kevin P. Chavous

Preface

Acknowledgments

CHAPTER 1: The Greatest Civil Rights Challenge of Our Time

CHAPTER 2: The Facts of the Matter

CHAPTER 3: “Okay, We Have a Black–White

Achievement Gap. So What?”

CHAPTER 4: In Search of Explanations

CHAPTER 5: The Origins of the Problem

CHAPTER 6: Yes, We Can Close the Achievement Gap!

CHAPTER 7: What’s Leadership Got to Do with It?

CHAPTER 8: Today’s Shortage of Authentic

African American Leaders

CHAPTER 9: Eliminating the Achievement Gap: What Authentic

African American Leaders Must Do

CHAPTER 10: The Way Forward: A Call to Service

Conclusion

APPENDIX A: Sources for Quality Information on the Black–White Achievement Gap

APPENDIX B: Suggested Reading List on African American Leadership

Endnotes

Index

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