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Anti-black literacy laws and policies, Arlette Ingram Willis

Summary
This groundbreaking book uncovers how anti-Black racism has informed and perpetuated anti-literacy laws, policies, and customs from the colonial period to the present day. This text is essential for scholars, students, and policymakers in literacy education, reading research, history of education, and social justice education
Table Of Contents
A brief history : anti-black racism and anti-black literacy in federal and state laws -- An overview of the history of reading research, 1800-1999 -- The politicization of reading and reading research, 2000-2022 -- Like lambs to the slaughter : grade retention research, reading retention research, and state reading retention laws -- Black students as readers, reading research among black readers, and barriers to black reading performance -- Fault lines : Florida's anti-black literacy laws -- The arc of the moral universe bends toward justice : linking past and present anti-black racism and anti-black literacy
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Copyright
Physical Description
1 online resource (358 pages)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781003296188

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