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Risk, resilience and protective factors in college enrollment, persistence and degree attainment trajectories of African American youth
Grounded in risk and resiliency's theory, the present study explores determinants of success in African Americans' longitudinal trajectories to college outcomes, namely, college enrollment, college persistence and degree ...
Increasing the involvement of African American parents in public education: Case studies of two successful school leaders
One challenge for many urban elementary principals is getting African American parents involved in their children's education. During the International Successful School Leadership Project (ISSP) on principals who improved ...
African-American students' perceptions of teacher treatment and their effects
Within the educational system, there has recently been a quest to determine potential causes of the Black-White achievement gap in schools. While researchers have investigated many areas related to this gap, little attention ...
Whose dust is rising? Historical and literary narratives of the northern migration of African American women
This study of the migration of working class African American women from the southern to the northern United States examines literary and oral history narratives. The literary narratives or novels, Your Blues Ain't Like ...