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The SAGE Handbook of Child Development explores the multicultural development of children through the varied and complex interplay of traditional agents of socialization as well as contemporary media influences, examining how socialization practices and media content construct and teach us about diverse cultures. Editors Joy K. Asamen, Mesha L. Ellis, and Gordon L. Berry, along with chapter authors from a wide variety of disciplines, highlight how to analyze, compare, and contrast alternative perspectives of children of different cultures, domestically and globally, with the major principles and theories of child development in cognitive, socioemotional, and/or social/contextual domains.

Chapter 10: Improving Academic Possibilities of Students of Color During the Middle School to High School Transition: Conceptual and Strategic Considerations in a U.S. Context

Improving Academic Possibilities of Students of Color During the Middle School to High School Transition: Conceptual and Strategic Considerations in a U.S. Context
Improving academic possibilities of students of color during the middle school to high school transition: Conceptual and strategic considerations in a U.S. context
RobertCooper and Cheong R.Huh

Ensuring both excellence (quality schooling) and equity (access, participation, and benefit) in American public education remains one of the greatest challenges of the 21st century. Fifty years after the Supreme Court's landmark decision in the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas, the educational landscape in this country has remained virtually unchanged. Although more non-White students are attending elementary and secondary schools and they are graduating from high school at higher rates than in 1954, ...

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