Escaping the Circle by Confronting Classroom Stereotyping: A Step toward Equality in the Daily Educational Experience of Children of Color

Brown, Josie Foehrenbach
March 2004
Berkeley La Raza Law Journal;Spring2004, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p216
Academic Journal
Examines the educational fortunes of African-American children since May 17, 1954, or on the fiftieth anniversary of the case Brown v. Board of Education. Task of assessing the obstacles that continue to obstruct the path to equal educational opportunity for children of color; Confronting classroom stereotyping.


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