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How Public Schools Fail Black Boys
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Unfairly excluded from gifted programs and college preparatory courses, black boys are overrepresented in special education classes and are suspended and expelled more frequently than white students for less serious offenses. They are also at the bottom of the achievement gap and have very high dropout rates. This book draws on the latest and best scholarship from diverse fields to show black parents how to help their sons excel in public school despite facing such crippling inequities. This timely book explores: • how to keep your son out of special education unjustly • how to recognize good and bad teachers • the importance of early reading • The No Child Left Behind Law • and much, much more
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Unfairly excluded from gifted programs and college preparatory courses, black boys are overrepresented in special education classes and are suspended and expelled more frequently than white students for less serious offenses. They are also at the bottom of the achievement gap and have very high dropout rates. This book draws on the latest and best scholarship from diverse fields to show black parents how to help their sons excel in public school despite facing such crippling inequities.

This timely book explores:
• how to keep your son out of special education unjustly
• how to recognize good and bad teachers
• the importance of early reading
• The No Child Left Behind Law
• and much, much more

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About Dr. Augustus

Dr. Augustus Corbett has preached the gospel around the world. He is also an author, community activist and licensed attorney. He earned a B.S. in chemistry from North Carolina A&T State University and a law...

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