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First Class - a book by Stewart, Alison

First Class

The Legacy of Dunbar, America's First Black Public High School

First Class( )
Author: Stewart, Alison
Foreword by: Harris-Perry, Melissa
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Chicago Review Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $16.99
Book Description:

Combining a fascinating history of the first U.S. high school for African Americans with an unflinching analysis of urban public-school education today, First Class explores an underrepresented and largely unknown aspect of black history while opening a discussion on what it takes to make a public school successful. In 1870, in the wake of the Civil War, citizens of Washington, DC, opened the Preparatory High School for Colored Youth, the first black public high school in the United...
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Detailed Subjects: Education / Secondary
Education / History
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.928 x 8.892 Inches

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