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Author Paige, Rod.

Title The black-white achievement gap : why closing it is the greatest civil rights issue of our time / Rod Paige, Elaine Witty.

Imprint New York, NY : AMACOM, American Management Association, c2010.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    379.26 PAI    Will be deleted
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    379.2 PAI    Horizon Claim Return
 PAS La Pintoresca Branch Non-Fiction    379.2 PAI    Available
Description xxiv, 210 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [191]-204) and index.
Contents The greatest civil rights challenge of our time -- The facts of the matter -- "Okay, we have a black-white achievement gap. So what?" -- In search of explanations -- The origins of the problem -- Yes, we can close the achievement gap! -- What's leadership got to do with it? -- Today's shortage of authentic African American leaders -- Eliminating the achievement gap : what authentic African American leaders must do -- The way forward : a call to service -- Appendix A. Sources for quality information on the black-white achievement gap -- Appendix B. Suggested reading list on African American leadership.
Subject Education -- Demographic aspects -- United States.
Academic achievement -- United States.
Educational equalization -- United States.
Added Author Witty, Elaine P.
ISBN 9780814415191 : $27.00

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