EDUC 225 African American Experiences in US Public Schools


This course provides a historical and social overview of the experiences of African Americans in education both historically and currently. The course includes historical perspectives such as antebellum, postbellum, Jim Crowe, and the 1950s/60s Civil Rights Movement. The course will also delve into the effects of present day educational policy and practices that effect African American students in US schools with a focus on the structural factors and social contexts that influence African American schooling. This course will also explore educational reforms and pedagogical approaches aimed at improving educational outcomes for African American youth.

Prerequisites: EDUC 201 OR AFS 105 OR URBN 201


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