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African-Centered Schooling in Theory and Practice

Diane S Pollard

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ISBN 10: 0897897285 / ISBN 13: 9780897897280
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Hardcover. 240 pages. Dimensions: 9.8in. x 6.6in. x 1.0in.Although schools with an African-centered educational focus have existed for over 200 years, they have most often been independent institutions. Within the past few years, the idea of incorporating an African and African-American cultural orientation in public schools has been explored. This exploration has proceeded in a number of ways: in Baltimore, MD, African-centered education was instituted in selected classrooms within an otherwise traditional school. In Milwaukee, and in other cities such as Detroit, MI, and Washington, DC, African-centered programs have been implemented in selected schools. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780897897280

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Title: African-Centered Schooling in Theory and ...

Publisher: Praeger

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Although schools with an African-centered educational focus have existed for over 200 years, they have most often been independent institutions. Within the past few years, the idea of incorporating an African and African-American cultural orientation in public schools has been explored. This exploration has proceeded in a number of ways: in Baltimore, MD, African-centered education was instituted in selected classrooms within an otherwise traditional school. In Milwaukee, and in other cities such as Detroit, MI, and Washington, DC, African-centered programs have been implemented in selected schools.

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DIANE S. POLLARD is Professor of Educational Psychology, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.

CHERYL S. AJIROTUTU is Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.

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