black-focused schools black youth disengagement black communities black-only schools inclusivity identity culture
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto
Ask the Experts;March, 2005
The media has made the terms 'black-focused schools' and black-only schools' synonymous, when they are not. George Dei explains some of the public reaction to an idea for a pilot program for black youth at high risk of disengagement from school. He describes the principles that he sees as appropriate in order for its successful implementation.