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The African American Struggle for Secondary Schooling, 1940-1980: Closing the Graduation Gap

The African American Struggle for Secondary Schooling, 1940-1980: Closing the Graduation Gap (Paperback)

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This is the first comprehensive account of African American secondary education in the postwar era. Drawing on quantitative datasets, as well as oral history, this compelling narrative examines how African Americans narrowed the racial gap in high school completion. The authors explore regional variations in high school attendance across the United States and how intraracial factors affected attendance within racial groups. They also examine the larger social historical context, such as the national high school revolution, the civil rights movement, campaigns to expand schooling and urging youth to stay in school, and Black migration northward. Closing chapters focus on desegregation and the "urban crisis" of the 1960s and 1970s that accelerated "White flight" and funding problems for urban school systems. The conclusion summarizes these developments and briefly looks at the period since 1980, when secondary attainment levels stopped advancing for Blacks and Whites alike.

EducationEducation TheoryOrganization & management of educationStudents & student organisationsEducationEducation TheorySchoolsSecondary schoolsHistory & PoliticsHistory: specific events & topicsPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsEthnic studiesBlack & Asian studies Publisher: Teachers' College Press Publication Date: 28/10/2011 ISBN-13: 9780807752777  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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