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6/8/2021 12:10:00 AM > 6/13/2021 11:45:09 PM

Behind the Diversity Numbers

Achieving Racial Equity on Campus
W. Carson Byrd, Foreword by Walter R. Allen

Behind the Diversity Numbers uncovers how frequently used approaches to examine and understand race-related issues on college campuses can reinforce racism and inequality, rather than combat them. The book argues that educational leaders must look beyond quantitative metrics in order to develop institutional policies and practices that promote racial equality.

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6/1/2021 12:10:00 AM > 6/13/2021 11:45:09 PM

Teachers of Color

Resisting Racism and Reclaiming Education
Rita Kohli, Foreword by Daniel G. Solórzano

Teachers of Color describes how racism serves as a continuous barrier against diversifying the teaching force and offers tools to support educators who identify as Black, Indigenous, or people of Color on both a systemic and interpersonal level. Based on in-depth interviews, digital narratives, and questionnaires, the book analyzes the toll of racism on their professional experiences and personal well-being, as well as their resistance and reimagination of schools.

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5/25/2021 12:10:00 AM > 6/13/2021 11:45:09 PM

Districts That Succeed

Breaking the Correlation Between Race, Poverty, and Achievement
Karin Chenoweth

In Districts That Succeed, long-time education writer Karin Chenoweth turns her attention from effective schools to effective districts. Leveraging new, cutting-edge national research on district performance as well as in-depth reporting, Chenoweth profiles five districts that have successfully broken the correlation between race, poverty, and achievement.

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5/18/2021 12:10:00 AM > 6/13/2021 11:45:09 PM

Am I My Brother’s Keeper?

Educational Opportunities and Outcomes for Black and Brown Boys
Adriana Villavicencio, Foreword by David E. Kirkland

Am I My Brother’s Keeper? offers powerful insights into the challenges of implementing large-scale educational change. The book, chronicling the Expanded Success Initiative (ESI), a four-year study focused on improving the educational outcomes of fifteen thousand Black and Latinx males in New York City public high schools, covers what worked, what didn’t, and what we can learn from the experience.

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5/11/2021 12:10:00 AM > 6/13/2021 11:45:09 PM

Beyond Standards

The Fragmentation of Education Governance and the Promise of Curriculum Reform
Morgan Polikoff

Beyond Standards highlights the structural conditions that have undermined the success of the standards movement and challenges us to confront them. The book offers an impassioned argument about the ways that our decentralized educational systems undermine the pursuit of educational equity and excellence.

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5/4/2021 12:10:00 AM > 6/13/2021 11:45:09 PM

Restorative Justice in Education

Transforming Teaching and Learning Through the Disciplines
Edited by Maisha T. Winn and Lawrence T. Winn

Restorative Justice in Education makes the case for restorative justice as a practice as much as it is a paradigm. Through essays, case studies, and interviews, the book outlines for educators and teacher educators how restorative justice can be leveraged to teach across disciplines.

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4/27/2021 12:10:00 AM > 6/13/2021 11:45:09 PM

The Path to Free College

In Pursuit of Access, Equity, and Prosperity
Michelle Miller-Adams

In The Path to Free College, Michelle Miller-Adams argues that tuition-free college, if pursued strategically and in alignment with other sectors, can be a powerful agent of change. She makes the case that broadly accessible and affordable higher education is in the public interest, yielding dividends not just for individuals but also for the communities, states, and nation in which they reside.

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4/20/2021 12:10:00 AM > 6/13/2021 11:45:09 PM

Collaborative Action for Equity and Opportunity

A Practical Guide for School and Community Leaders
Paul Reville and Lynne Sacks

Collaborative Action for Equity and Opportunity provides a how-to guide for education, government, and community leaders interested in creating cross-sector systems of support for students. These collaborations strive to close achievement and opportunity gaps and to help children overcome problems stemming from poverty, racism, and other societal ills.

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4/13/2021 12:10:00 AM > 6/13/2021 11:45:09 PM

Between the State and the Schoolhouse

Understanding the Failure of Common Core
Tom Loveless

Between the State and the Schoolhouse examines the Common Core State Standards from the initiative’s promising beginnings to its disappointing outcomes. Situating the standards in the long history of state and federal efforts to shape education, the book describes a series of critical lessons that highlight the political and structural challenges of large-scale, top-down reforms.

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4/6/2021 12:10:00 AM > 6/13/2021 11:45:09 PM

A New Canon

Designing Culturally Sustaining Humanities Curriculum
Evan C. Gutierrez

A New Canon is the first book to provide a framework for designing and utilizing rigorous, standards-aligned curriculum to address the lack of representation for marginalized communities in formal education. Grounded in literature around cultural relevance and responsive teaching practice, the book provides step-by-step guidance for curriculum development that connects students to the intellectual traditions of their communities.

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