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Author Kunjufu, Jawanza.

Title An African centered response to Ruby Payne's poverty theory [electronic resource] / by Jawanza Kunjufu.

Imprint Chicago, Ill. : African American Images, 2006.

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Edition 1st ed.
Description 1 online resource (xviii, 174 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 159-163) and index.
Contents 1. Ruby Payne's position -- 2. White poverty -- 3. Black poverty -- 4. Economic empowerment -- 5. School funding -- 6. Integration -- 7. Educational solutions.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified MiAaHDL
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve MiAaHDL
Summary This challenge to influential educator Ruby Payne's theories about the impact of class differences and economics on teaching and learning puts forward other factors as better predictors of student performance. Pointing to success stories in schools that serve low-income students, this refutation of Payne's popular teacher-training program asserts that teacher expectations, time on task, and the principal's leadership are the main factors in determining educational outcomes at a school. Abandoning Payne's framework of teacher-student income disparities, racial makeup, and per-pupil expenditure,
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Subject Payne, Ruby K. -- Criticism and interpretation.
Payne, Ruby K.
African American children -- Education.
African Americans -- Education.
African Americans -- Economic conditions.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books -- Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Kunjufu, Jawanza. African centered response to Ruby Payne's poverty theory. 1st ed. Chicago, Ill. : African American Images, 2006 1934155004 9781934155004 (DLC) 2007295118 (OCoLC)85824669
ISBN 9781934155295 (electronic bk.)
1934155292 (electronic bk.)