The Trouble With Black Boys: ...And Other Reflections on Race, Equity, and the Future of Public Education
For many years to come, race will continue to be a source of controversy and conflict in American society. For many of us it will continue to shape where we live, pray, go to school, and socialize. We cannot simply wish away the existence of race or racism, but we can take steps to lessen the ways in which the categories trap and confine us. Educators, who should be committed to helping young people realize their intellectual potential as they make their way toward adulthood, have a responsibility to help them find ways to expand identities related to race so that they can experience the fullest possibility of all that they may become. In this brutally honest—yet ultimately hopeful— book Pedro Noguera examines the many facets of race in schools and society and reveals what it will take to improve outcomes for all students. From achievement gaps to immigration, Noguera offers a rich and compelling picture of a complex issue that affects all of us.
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Review: The Trouble with Black Boys: And Other Reflections on Race, Equity, and the Future of Public EducationUser Review - Janel - Goodreads
There is a lot of good, insightful writing in here. Unfortunately, much of this writing is repeated several times through out the book. I don't have a lot of spare time as it is; I do not need to read ... Read full review
Review: The Trouble with Black Boys: And Other Reflections on Race, Equity, and the Future of Public EducationUser Review - Christy - Goodreads
I can't rate this book like I would a novel. This is a book that we are using at work to initiate dialog and inspire us in our journey as we tackle racial disproportionality in student discipline. Lots of good information and talking points. Read full review
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