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Title:Academic Dreamers to Leaders: The Emergence of the Mathematics and Science for Minority Students ((Ms)(2)) Program at Philips Academy Andover
Author(s):Beckham, Jerrell K.
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):William Trent
Department / Program:Education
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject(s):Education, Bilingual and Multicultural
Abstract:This dissertation explores the experiences of students in this program spanning nearly a quarter of a central. My research seeks to understand and shred additional light on how certain outreach programs might help along the pipeline in regard to improving minority representation in mathematics and science fields. Also, this narrative hopes to not only paints a more complex pictures of the experiences of minorities in schools, but seeks to serve the larger public interest by challenging some of the popular renditions and myths of the failure of Blacks, Latino/as, and Native Americans in schooling (Ogbu 2003), as oppose to certain aspects of schooling and society continuing to failing them.
Issue Date:2006
Description:296 p.
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2006.
Other Identifier(s):(MiAaPQ)AAI3223542
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-09-25
Date Deposited:2006

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