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In Their Own Words: Erasing Deficits and Exploring What Works to Improve K–12 and Postsecondary Black Male School Achievement

by Chezare A. Warren, Ty-Ron M. O. Douglas & Tyrone C. Howard
This article outlines the imperative for strengths-based research to counter deficit perceptions and perspectives of Black males in contemporary discussions of their school achievement in the United States. The importance of young Black men and boys' voice in shaping research agendas, practice, and public policy is argued followed by a brief overview of the papers featured in the special issue “Erasing the Deficits: ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ and Contemporary Perspectives on Black Male School Achievement.”
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Mapping Me: Mapping Identity Among Academically High-Performing Black Males

by Terry K. Flennaugh
The article examines academic self-concept with two academically high-performing Black male high school students through the conceptual and methodological tool of identity mapping.
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Book Reviews

Cultures and Contexts of Jewish Education

by Barry Chazan, Robert Chazan, & Benjamin M. Jacobs
reviewed by Jeffrey S. Winter


Teachers as Allies: Transformative Practices for Teaching DREAMers and Undocumented Students

by Shelley Wong, Elaisa Sánchez Gosnell, Anne Marie Foerster Luu, & Lori Dodson (Eds.)
reviewed by Bruce Collet


The Struggle to Reform our Colleges

by Derek Bok
reviewed by Christine Stanley


Second Language Testing for Student Evaluation and Classroom Research

by Greta Gorsuch & Dale T. Griffee
reviewed by Gilda Martinez-Alba & Judith Cruzado-Guerrero


Leading Diversity in the 21st Century

by Terri A. Scandura & Edwin Mouriño-Ruíz
reviewed by Denver Fowler & Sarah Graham


Education researchers Bridget Turner Kelly and Rachelle Winkle-Wagner discuss their co-authored article, Finding a Voice in Predominantly White Institutions: A Longitudinal Study of Black Women Faculty Members’ Journeys Toward Tenure. Watch and discuss this episode of The Voice on Vialogues.


Call for Action: Reflecting Values to Implement Social-Emotional Learning in Early Learning

by Min Hwangbo
This commentary reflects social-emotional learning and data use as a response to the My Brother’s Keeper initiative, a federal recommendation to address persistent opportunity gaps among students of color so that all young children can reach their full potential.

Engaging Youth in School (Kindle Book)

by Gary Natriello
This issue of the Teachers College Record Yearbook focuses on conceptualizations of engagement, the processes of engagement, portraits of engaging learning environments, and whole-school approaches to education.

TCR Yearbooks - Call for Proposals

by Gary Natriello
The editors of the Teachers College Record announce a call for proposals for future TCR Yearbooks.

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