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Title Yes we can! : improving urban schools through innovative education reform / edited by Leanne L. Howell, Chance W. Lewis, Norvella Carter.
Imprint Charlotte, NC : Information Age Publishing, [2011]

Series Contemporary perspectives on access, equity, and achievement
Contemporary perspectives on access, equity, and achievement.
Subject Urban schools -- United States.
Education, Urban -- United States.
Educational change -- United States.
School improvement programs -- United States.
Alt Name Howell, Leanne,
Lewis, Chance W. (Chance Wayne), 1972-
Carter, Norvella,
Description 1 online resource (xii, 216 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Yes we can--even in Detroit: quality education, academic achievement, and service learning / Robert W. Simmons III and Robert D. Carpenter -- Texarkana independent school district: blazing a trail for urban learners / Molly S. Taylor -- Examining influences on African American high school students' mathematics achievement / Lamont A. Flowers and Tiffany A. Flowers -- Mental health delivery in urban schools: it takes a village to empower a child / Jamilia J. Blake, Collette Nero, and Concepcion M. Rodriguez -- Deconstructing teacher bias: exploring attributional bias in urban elementary schools / Stephen D. Hancock and Tehia V. Starker -- Going beyond parental involvement: parent perceptions of teacher support and its influence on achievement outcomes of urban African American high school adolescents / DeMarquis Hayes -- Beyond lip service: engaging young African American men in a single-gender urban school / Ryan Vernosh -- Montessori: education for life / Michelle J. Moody and Ginny Riga -- Making a case to LEARN: linking emphasis on achievement and reporting needs of African American females on NAPE test results / Patricia J. Larke, Jemimah L. Young, and Jamaal R. Young -- A closer look at media influences, identity formation, and educational policy: implications for African American male students / Meredith B.L. Walker and Bettie Ray Butler -- Two steps forward, one step back: a brief fifty year overview of educational finance, politics, and policy influencing urban districts, schools, and students / Augustina Lozano and Anthony Rolle -- Epilogue: capitalizing on our inspiration of hope to make sustainable reform in urban schools / Leanne L. Howell and Chance W. Lewis.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781617356377 (electronic bk.)
1617356379 (electronic bk.)
9781617356360 (hardcover)
1617356360 (hardcover)
9781617356353 (pbk.)
1617356352 (pbk.)
OCLC # 807691732
Additional Format Print version: Yes we can! Charlotte, NC : Information Age Pub., ©2011 9781617356360 (DLC) 2011038818 (OCoLC)756377311