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Why Race and Culture Matter in Schools : Closing the Achievement Gap in America's Classrooms
by Howard, Tyrone C, and Gay, Geneva (Foreword by), and Banks, James a (Editor)

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While race and culture remain important variables in how young people experience schools, they are often misunderstood by educators and school personnel. Building on the work of three studies that investigated schools successful in closing the achievement gap, Tyrone Howard shows how adopting greater awareness and comprehensive understanding of race and culture can improve educational outcomes. Important reading for anyone who is genuinely committed to promoting educational equity and excellence for all children, this accessible book outlines the changing racial, ethnic, and cultural demographics in U.S. schools and calls for educators to pay serious attention to how race and culture play out in school settings.

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Why Race & Culture Matter in Schools: Closing the Achievement Gap in America's ClassroomsWhy Race & Culture Matter in Schools: Closing the Achievement Gap in America's Classrooms (Trade paperback)
Pub. Date: 2010
Publisher: Teachers College Press
Price: $3.33
Seller: Goodwill Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Description: The cover is clean but may show some signs of wear. Some pages may have folding.
Condition: Good
Why Race & Culture Matter in Schools: Closing the Achievement Gap in America's ClassroomsWhy Race & Culture Matter in Schools: Closing the Achievement Gap in America's Classrooms (Paperback)
Pub. Date: 2010
Publisher: Teachers College Press
Price: $3.60
Seller: Blue Vase Books, Interlochen, MI, USA
Condition: Fair
Notes: The item is very worn but continues to work perfectly. Signs of wear can include aesthetic issues such as scratches, dents, worn and creased covers, and folded page corners. All pages and the cover are intact, but the dust cover may be missing. Pages may include moderate to heavy amount of notes and highlighting, but the text is not obscured or unreadable. May NOT include discs, access code or other supplemental materials.
 
 
 
 

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Overview

While race and culture remain important variables in how young people experience schools, they are often misunderstood by educators and school personnel. Building on the work of three studies that investigated schools successful in closing the achievement gap, Tyrone Howard shows how adopting greater awareness and comprehensive understanding of race and culture can improve educational outcomes. Important reading for anyone who is genuinely committed to promoting educational equity and excellence for all children, this accessible book outlines the changing racial, ethnic, and cultural demographics in U.S. schools and calls for educators to pay serious attention to how race and culture play out in school settings.

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  • PID: 15417722969
  • ISBN-13: 9780807750711
  • Publisher: Teachers College Press
  • Seller: Alibris
    Condition: New.
    Notes: Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 181 p. Contains: Line drawings, black & white, Tables, black & white, Figures, Charts. Multicultural Education.