Curriculum Violence : America's New Civil Rights Issue, Hardback Book

Curriculum Violence : America's New Civil Rights Issue Hardback

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This book examines the historical context of African Americans' educational experiences, and it provides information that helps to assess the dominant discourse on education, which emphasises White middle-class cultural values and standardisation of students' outcomes.

Curriculum violence is defined as the deliberate manipulation of academic programming in a manner that ignores or compromises the intellectual and psychological well being of learners.

Related to this are the issues of assessment and the current focus on high-stakes standardised testing in schools, where most teachers are forced to teach for the test.

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 226 pages, tables & diagrams
  • Publisher: Nova Science Publishers Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Curriculum planning & development
  • ISBN: 9781617286834

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