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Post-Slavery? Post-Segregation? Post-Racial? A History of the Impact of Slavery, Segregation, and Racism on the Education of African Americans

by Christopher M. Span
This chapter details how slavery, segregation, and racism impacted the educational experiences of African Americans from the colonial era to the present. It argues that America has yet to be a truly post-slavery and post-segregation society, let alone a post-racial society.
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Back to the Woodshop: Black Education, Imperial Pedagogy, and Post-Racial Mythology Under the Reign of Obama

by Tommy J. Curry
Critical race theory has emerged as a powerful critique of color-blind ideology but has failed to adequately explore the colonial history and neocolonial legacies within the claims for a Black citizenship. This article argues for an anticolonial analysis of citizenship based on Carter G. Woodson’s Appeal.
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Book Reviews

Critical Race Spatial Analysis: Mapping to Understand and Address Educational Inequity

by Deb Morrison, Subini Ancy Annamma, & Darrell D. Jackson (Eds.)
reviewed by Ryan Rideau & Claire Kathleen Robbins


Quiet at School: An Educator's Guide to Shy Children

by Robert J. Coplan & Kathleen Moritz Rudasill
reviewed by Melissa M. Jozwiak


Write No Matter What: Advice for Academics

by Joli Jensen
reviewed by Jennifer VanDerHeide & Laura S. Tortorelli


Raciolinguistics: How Language Shapes Our Ideas About Race

by H. Samy Alim, John R. Rickford, & Arnetha F. Ball (Eds.)
reviewed by Jennifer Dauphinais


Seven Essentials for Family Professional Partnerships in Early Intervention

by Bonnie Keilty
reviewed by Jen Stacy


Education researcher BinBin Zheng discusses her co-authored article, Google Docs in the Classroom: A District-Wide Case Study. Watch and discuss this episode of The Voice on Vialogues.

Research Notes

What’s Wrong With Case Studies? Pitfalls and Promises

by Lesley Bartlett & Frances Vavrus
In this research note, the authors show that the case study methodological literature does not reflect the divergent epistemologies that inform case studies or the iterative nature of non-positivist research. Authors then describe four ways to address existing limitations of the case study methods literature to create a more promising approach, which they call the comparative case study approach.

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.

Publishing in TCR
To submit work to the Teachers College Record, please use our online submission system. To access the system, use the link "Submit My Work," found in the Member Center. The submission system will explain our publishing guidelines, and will allow you to upload your manuscript. Please consult the following Editorials for additional information.
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