Orrock, J., & Clark, M. A. (2015). Using systems theory to promote academic success for african american males. Urban Education. Through an ecological systems perspective, this study explores factors that influence successful academic achievement for African American males in at-risk settings. This qualitative study examines factors that contribute to the successful… Continue Reading Using Systems Theory to Promote Academic Success for African American Males
James, C. E. (2012;2011;). Students “at risk”: Stereotypes and the schooling of black boys. Urban Education, 47(2), 464-494. This article examines how stereotypes operate in the social construction of African Canadian males as “at risk” students. Cultural analysis and critical race theory are used to explain how the stereotypes of… Continue Reading Students “at Risk”: Stereotypes and the Schooling of Black Boys
Sherwin, G. H., & Schmidt, S. (2003). Communication Codes Among African American Children and Youth – The Fast Track From Special Education to Prison?.Journal of Correctional Education, 54(2), 45-52. Youth and adults with disabilities are over-represented in most private and public correctional facilities across the country. In turn, a disproportionate number… Continue Reading Communication Codes Among African American Children and Youth – The Fast Track From Special Education to Prison?