Alternative Schooling for African American Youth: Does Anyone Know We're Here?

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P. Lang, 2001 - Education - 133 pages
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This book is about the experience of a group of middle school students and the administration, faculty and staff responsible for meeting their educational needs. These students have been removed from the traditional public school environment and placed in an alternative school program in lieu of expulsion. Christopher Dunbar, Jr., urges educators and policymakers to reevaluate their goals and methods when thinking about what is best for these children.

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Contents

School Portrait
1
It Could Have Been Me
19
Short Stories
35
Copyright

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About the author (2001)

The Author: A former alternative education teacher, Christopher Dunbar Jr. is Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Administration at Michigan State University. Dr. Dunbar earned his Ph.D. in educational policy studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He has published articles in Theory into Practice, Qualitative Inquiry, and Cultural Studies.

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