Attachment I

The Ida B. Wells Community Academy

A Selected Bibliography


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Ballantine, Betty and Ian Ballantine. (1993). The Native Americans, An Illustrated History.
          Turner Publishing, Inc. 

Billingsley, Andrew. (1992). Climbing Jacob's Ladder: The Enduring Legacy of African- 
          American Families. New York: Simon & Schuster.

_______________. (1968). Black Families in White America. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-
          Hall, Inc. 

Brooks, Charlotte K., ed. (1985). Tapping Potential: English and Language Arts for the 
          Black Learner. Urbana, IL: National Council of Teachers of English.

Cruse, Harold. (1989). Plural but Equal. New York: W.W. Morton.

Ducas, George. (1970). Great Documents in Black American History, New York: Praeger

Freire, Paulo. (1985). Pedagogy of the Oppressed. Translated from Portuguese by Myra
          Bergman Ramos. New York: Continuum.

Gibbs, Jewelle Taylor, ed. (1988). Young, Black, and Male in America, An Endangered 
          Species. Dover, MA: Auburn House Publishing Co.

Hale-Benson, Janice E. (1986). Black Children, Their Roots, Culture, and Learning Styles
          Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University, Press.

Highwater, Jamake. (1983). Arts of the Indian Americas: Leaves from the Sacred Tree. New
          York: Harper & Row, Publishers.

Hilliard, Asa G., et al. (1995). Infusion of African and African American Content in the School
          Curriculum. Proceedings of the First National Conference held in Atlanta, Georgia.
          Chicago: Third World Press.

___________. (1976). Alternatives to IQ Testing: An Approach to the Identification of Gifted
          Minority Children. Final report to the California State Department of Education, 1976.

___________ et al. (1987). The Teachings of Ptahotep. Atlanta: Blackwood Press.

___________. (1986). "Pedogogy in Ancient Egypt," in Kemet and the African Worldview.
          Maulana Karenga and Jacob H. Carruthers (eds.). Los Angeles: University of Sankore
          Press, pp. 131-148.

Jones, Reginald L., ed. (1996). Handbook of Tests and Measurements for Black Popula- 
          tions. 2 Vols. Hampton, VA: Cobb & Henry Publishers.

Karenga, Maulana. (1977). KWANZAA: Origin, Concepts, Practice. San Diego: Kawaida

Katz, William Loren. (1986). Black Indians: A Hidden Heritage. New York: Atheneum.

Kozol, Jonathan. (1995). Amazing grace: The Lives of Children and the Conscience of a
          Nation. New York: Crown.

_____________. (1991). Savage Inequalities. Children in America's Schools. New York:
          Crown Publishers.

_____________. (1982). Alternative Schools: A Guide for Educators and Parents. New York:

_____________. (1968). Death at an Early Age: The Destruction of the Hearts and Minds of
          Negro Children in the Boston Public Schools. New York, Bantam Books.

Kunjufu, Jawanza. (l984). Developing Positive Self-Images and Discipline in Black Children
          Chicago: African-American Images.

______________. (l985). Countering the Conspiracy to Destroy Black Boys. Vols. I and II.
          Chicago: African American Images.

Lein, Laura. (1975). "Black American Migrant Children: Their Speech at Home and School." 
          Council on Anthropology and Education Quarterly 6:1-11.

Perkins, Useni Eugene. (1986). Harvesting New Generations: The Positive Development of 
          Black Youth. Chicago: Third World Press.

Madhubuti, Haki. (1990). Black Men: Obsolete, Single, Dangerous? Chicago: Third World 

MASTER AGREEMENT between the Akron Board of Education, Akron Public Schools and 
          the Akron Education Association, Inc. (July 1, 1995-June 30, 1999). 

Matthews, David. (1996). Is There a Public for Public Schools? Dayton, OH: The Kettering 
          Foundation Press.

Myers, Linda James. (1993). Understanding an Afrocentric World View: Introduction to an
          Optimal Psychology. Dubuque, IA: Kendall-Hunt Publishing Co.

Nobles, Wade W. (1986). African Psychology: Towards its Reclamation, Reascension and 
          Revitalization. Oakland, CA: Black Family Institute Publications.

__________ et al. (1987). African-American Families: Issues, Insights and Directions
          Oakland, CA: Black Family Institute Publication.

Reichard, Gladys A. (1977). Navajo Medicine Man Sandpaintings. New York: Dover Publica-
          tions, Inc.

Rendon, Armando B. (1971). Chicago Manifesto. New York: Collier Books. 

Stanford, Barbara Dodds and Karima Amin. (1978). Black Literature for High School Stu- 
          dents. Urbana, IL: National Council of Teachers of English.

Takaki, Ronald, ed. (1987). From Different Shores: Perspectives on Race and Ethnicity in 
          America. New York: Oxford University Press.

West, Earle H. (1972). The Black American and Education. Columbus, OH: Charles E. 
          Merrill Publishing Co.

Wilson, Amos N. (1992). Awakening the Natural Genius of Black Children. New York: African
          World Infosystems.

______________. (1978). The Developmental Psychology of the Black Child. New York: 
          Africana Research Publications.

Woodson, Carter G. (1933). The Mis-Education of the Negro. Washington, DC: Associated

_______________. (1968). The Education of the Negro Prior to 1861. New York: A&B Books

Links to Education and Program Development Resources:

     1. U.S. Charter Schools:

     2. The Center for Education Reform:

     3. National Center for Nonprofit Boards:

     4. Ohio Department of Education:

     5. Mid-continent Regional Educational Library:

     6. Education Reforms and Students at Risk: A Review of the Current State of the Art:
     7. A Nation At Risk:

     8. The Charter School Review Process: A Guide Chartering Entities:

     9. Rudolf Steiner and Waldorf Education:

   10. Curricular Diversity:

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