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Afrocentric School Controversy. 40% drop-out rate of black students in Toronto Gang activities endanger pupils Other specialized schools programmes already exist (e.g., gay & lesbian high school, aboriginal high school) Purported benefits of an Afrocentric curriculum

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afrocentric school controversy
Afrocentric School Controversy
  • 40% drop-out rate of black students in Toronto
  • Gang activities endanger pupils
  • Other specialized schools programmes already exist (e.g., gay & lesbian high school, aboriginal high school)
  • Purported benefits of an Afrocentric curriculum
    • Teach the student’s heritage
    • Increase the student’s pride
objections to an afrocentric curriculum
Objections to an Afrocentric Curriculum
  • It serves to stigmatize, ghettoize black students
  • Other ethnic/racial groups excel without special curricula
  • Children have to learn how to function in a multi-cultural society
  • This curriculum or school will further marginalize black students
issues for discussion
Issues for Discussion
  • What is missing from this debate?
  • Do students exposed to an Afrocentric curriculum excel?
  • What should be the comparison group?
  • What variables might be important to control or handle statistically?
are we safe
Are We Safe?
  • What is the nature of the problem?
  • How much of a problem exists? (Extent)
  • Why is it a problem?
  • When does the problem occur?
  • Where?
  • Whom does it affect?
  • How do we measure the problem?
what solution s are proposed to handle the problem
What Solution(s) Are Proposed to Handle the Problem?
  • Why might we want to develop an evaluation?
  • How would we assess the solution(s): program evaluation
  • What role does cost effectiveness play in determining a program or solution?
  • Who would fund a program? Why would they? What is the funder’s interest in the problem?