Pushout

Pushout
Author: Monique Morris
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9781620974131
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Release: 2018-01-16
Editor: The New Press
Language: en

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The “powerful” (Michelle Alexander) exploration—featured by The Atlantic, Essence, the Washington Post, New York magazine, NPR, and others—of the harsh and harmful experiences confronting Black girls in schools In a work that Lisa Delpit calls “imperative reading,” Monique W. Morris (Black Stats, Too Beautiful for Words) chronicles the experiences of Black girls across the country whose intricate lives are misunderstood, highly judged—by teachers, administrators, and the justice system—and degraded by the very institutions charged with helping them flourish. Called “compelling” and “thought-provoking” by Kirkus Reviews, Pushout exposes a world of confined potential and supports the rising movement to challenge the policies, practices, and cultural illiteracy that push countless students out of school and into unhealthy, unstable, and often unsafe futures. Called a book “for everyone who cares about children” by the Washington Post, Morris’s illumination of these critical issues is “timely and important” (Booklist) at a moment when Black girls are the fastest growing population in the juvenile justice system. Praised by voices as wide-ranging as Gloria Steinem and Roland Martin, and highlighted for the audiences of Elle and Jet right alongside those of EdWeek and the Leonard Lopate Show, Pushout is a book that “will stay with you long after you turn the final page” (Bookish).

Pushout

Pushout
Author: Monique W. Morris
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9781620971208
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Release: 2016-03-29
Editor: New Press, The
Language: en

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Fifteen-year-old Diamond stopped going to school the day she was expelled for lashing out at peers who constantly harassed and teased her for something everyone on the staff had missed: she was being trafficked for sex. After months on the run, she was arrested and sent to a detention center for violating a court order to attend school. Just 16 percent of female students, Black girls make up more than one-third of all girls with a school-related arrest. The first trade book to tell these untold stories, Pushout exposes a world of confined potential and supports the growing movement to address the policies, practices, and cultural illiteracy that push countless students out of school and into unhealthy, unstable, and often unsafe futures. For four years Monique W. Morris, author of Black Stats, chronicled the experiences of black girls across the country whose intricate lives are misunderstood, highly judged—by teachers, administrators, and the justice system—and degraded by the very institutions charged with helping them flourish. Morris shows how, despite obstacles, stigmas, stereotypes, and despair, black girls still find ways to breathe remarkable dignity into their lives in classrooms, juvenile facilities, and beyond.

Pushout

Pushout
Author: Monique Morris
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9781620970942
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Release: 2016-03-29
Editor: New Press, The
Language: en

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"Black girls represent 16 percent of female students but almost half of all girls with a school-related arrest. The first trade book to tell these untold stories, Pushout [explores] a world of confined potential and supports the growing movement to address the policies, practices, and cultural illiteracy that push countless students out of school and into unhealthy, unstable, and often unsafe futures"--

Urban Youth and School Pushout

Urban Youth and School Pushout
Author: Eve Tuck
Pages: 186
ISBN: 9781136813825
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Release: 2012-03-15
Editor: Routledge
Language: en

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Winner of the 2013 American Educational Studies Association's Critics Choice Award! Recent efforts to reform urban high schools have been marked by the pursuit of ever-increasing accountability policies, most notably through the use of high-stakes standardized testing, mayoral control, and secondary school exit exams. Urban Youth and School Pushout excavates the unintended consequences of such policies on secondary school completion by focusing specifically on the use and over-use of the GED credential. Building on a tradition of critical theory and political economy of education, author Eve Tuck offers a provocative analysis of how accountability tacitly and explicitly pushes out under-performing students from the system. By drawing on participatory action research, as well as the work of indigenous scholars and theories, this theoretically and empirically rich book illustrates urban public schooling as a dialectic of humiliating ironies and dangerous dignities. Focusing on the experiences of youth who have been pushed out of their schools under the auspices of obtaining a GED, Tuck reveals new insights on how urban youth view accountability schooling, value the GED, and yearn for multiple, meaningful routes to graduation.

Urban Youth and School Pushout

Urban Youth and School Pushout
Author: Eve Tuck
Pages: 200
ISBN: 9781136813832
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Release: 2012-03-15
Editor: Routledge
Language: en

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Winner of the 2013 American Educational Studies Association's Critics Choice Award! Recent efforts to reform urban high schools have been marked by the pursuit of ever-increasing accountability policies, most notably through the use of high-stakes standardized testing, mayoral control, and secondary school exit exams. Urban Youth and School Pushout excavates the unintended consequences of such policies on secondary school completion by focusing specifically on the use and over-use of the GED credential. Building on a tradition of critical theory and political economy of education, author Eve Tuck offers a provocative analysis of how accountability tacitly and explicitly pushes out under-performing students from the system. By drawing on participatory action research, as well as the work of indigenous scholars and theories, this theoretically and empirically rich book illustrates urban public schooling as a dialectic of humiliating ironies and dangerous dignities. Focusing on the experiences of youth who have been pushed out of their schools under the auspices of obtaining a GED, Tuck reveals new insights on how urban youth view accountability schooling, value the GED, and yearn for multiple, meaningful routes to graduation.

Sing a Rhythm Dance a Blues

Sing a Rhythm  Dance a Blues
Author: Monique W. Morris
Pages: 206
ISBN: 9781620974001
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Release: 2019-08-27
Editor: The New Press
Language: en

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A groundbreaking and visionary call to action on educating and supporting girls of color, from the highly acclaimed author of Pushout "Monique Morris is a personal shero of mine and a respected expert in this space." —Ayanna Pressley, U.S. congresswoman and the first woman of color elected to Boston's city council Wise Black women have known for centuries that the blues have been a platform for truth-telling, an underground musical railroad to survival, and an essential form of resistance, healing, and learning. In her highly anticipated follow-up to the widely acclaimed Pushout, now a core text for teachers and principals on the criminalization of Black girls in schools, leading advocate Monique W. Morris invokes the spirit of the blues to articulate a radically healing and empowering pedagogy for Black and Brown girls. A clarion call for educators, parents, and anyone who has a stake in a better tomorrow to transform schools into places where learning and collective healing can flourish, these pages journey from Oakland to Ohio and from New York to Iowa City and beyond. Morris describes with candor and love what it looks like to meet the complex needs of girls on the margins. In doing so she offers a collection of gems from educators who are attuned to the patterns of pain and struggle, and who show how adults working in schools can harness their wisdom to partner with students and help the girls they teach find value and joy in learning. Sing a Rhythm, Dance a Blues reimagines what education might look like if schools placed the thriving of Black and Brown girls at their center. Morris brings together research and real life in this chorus of interviews, case studies, and the testimonies of remarkable people who work successfully with girls of color. The result is this radiant manifesto—a guide to moving away from punishment, trauma, and discrimination toward safety, justice, and genuine community in our schools. In the tradition of For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood and Other People's Children, Morris's new book is a clarion call—for educators, parents, students, and anyone who has a stake in a better tomorrow—to transform schools into places where learning and collective healing can flourish. Book cover photograph by Brittsense/brittsense.com.

Black Stats

Black Stats
Author: Monique W. Morris
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9781595589262
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Release: 2014-01-28
Editor: New Press, The
Language: en

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Black Stats—a comprehensive guide filled with contemporary facts and figures on African Americans—is an essential reference for anyone attempting to fathom the complex state of our nation. With fascinating and often surprising information on everything from incarceration rates, lending practices, and the arts to marriage, voting habits, and green jobs, the contextualized material in this book will better attune readers to telling trends while challenging commonly held, yet often misguided, perceptions. A compilation that at once highlights measures of incredible progress and enumerates the disparate impacts of social policies and practices, this book is a critical tool for advocates, educators, and policy makers. Black Stats offers indispensable information that is sure to enlighten discussions and provoke debates about the quality of Black life in the United States today—and help chart the path to a better future. There are less than a quarter-million Black public school teachers in the U.S.—representing just 7 percent of all teachers in public schools. Approximately half of the Black population in the United States lives in neighborhoods that have no White residents. In the five years before the Great Recession, the number of Black-owned businesses in the United States increased by 61 percent. A 2010 study found that 41 percent of Black youth feel that rap music videos should be more political. There are no Black owners or presidents of an NFL franchise team. 78 percent of Black Americans live within 30 miles of a coal-fired power plant, compared with 56 percent of White Americans.

School Not Jail

School  Not Jail
Author: Peter Williamson,Deborah Appleman
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9780807779637
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Release: 2021
Editor: Teachers College Press
Language: en

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This important volume examines how and why increasing numbers of students, disproportionately youth of color, are being taken from our schools and put into our prisons. Williamson and Appleman, along with a collection of scholars, teacher educators, K–12 teachers, administrators, and incarcerated students, offer their perspectives on how schooling can be restructured to disrupt this flow and dismantle the school-to-prison pipeline. They present clearly articulated strategies on curriculum, pedagogy, and disciplinary practices that can help redirect our collective efforts away from carceral practices. By considering chapters from prison educators and currently incarcerated students (the end of the pipeline), readers will plainly see the disciplinary and curricular issues that need to be addressed in our schools. The text includes examples of meaningful ways to engage students that could be incorporated into a variety of classrooms, from social studies to science to English language arts. Book Features: Instructive cautionary tales with specific pedagogical and policy suggestions. Alternatives to discipline in schools, such as restorative justice and positive behavioral support.Insights to help educators consider the trajectory of their students, as well as suggestions for making the curriculum both relevant and sustaining. Directly addresses the ways in which an understanding of the mechanisms of the school-to-prison pipeline can be woven into teacher preparation.

Graph Grammars and Their Application to Computer Science

Graph Grammars and Their Application to Computer Science
Author: Janice Cuny,Hartmut Ehrig,Gregor Engels,Grzegorz Rozenberg
Pages: 564
ISBN: 3540612289
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Release: 1996-05-08
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
Language: en

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This book describes the functional properties and the structural organization of the members of the thrombospondin gene family. These proteins comprise a family of extracellular calcium binding proteins that modulate cellular adhesion, migration and proliferation. Thrombospondin-1 has been shown to function during angiogenesis, wound healing and tumor cell metastasis.

Graph Transformation

Graph Transformation
Author: Holger Giese,Barbara König
Pages: 285
ISBN: 9783319091082
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Release: 2014-07-05
Editor: Springer
Language: en

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This book constitutes the proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Graph Transformations, ICGT 2014, held in York, UK, in July 2014. The 17 papers and 1 invited paper presented were carefully reviewed and selected from numerous submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on verification, meta-modelling and model transformations, rewriting and applications in biology, graph languages and graph transformation, and applications.

Demonstratio mathematica

Demonstratio mathematica
Author: Anonim
Pages: 329
ISBN: UOM:39015060909267
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Release: 2004
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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Graph Transformations

Graph Transformations
Author: Italy) Icgt 200 (2004 Rome
Pages: 450
ISBN: 9783540232070
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Release: 2004-09-17
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
Language: en

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Second International Conference on Graph Transformation, ICGT 2004, held in Rome, Italy, in September/October 2004. The 26 revised full papers presented together with three invited contributions and summaries of 2 tutorials and 5 workshops were carefully reviewed and selected from 58 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on integration technology, chemistry and biology, graph transformation concepts, DPO theory for high-level structures, analysis and testing, graph theory and algorithms, application conditions and logic, transformation of special structures, and object-orientation.

Computer Aided Verification

Computer Aided Verification
Author: Aarti Gupta,Sharad Malik
Pages: 558
ISBN: 9783540705451
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Release: 2008-07-05
Editor: Springer
Language: en

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Computer Aided Verification, CAV 2008, held in Princeton, NJ, USA, in July 2008. The 33 revised full papers presented together with 14 tool papers and 2 invited papers and 4 invited tutorials were carefully reviewed and selected from 104 regular paper and 27 tool paper submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on concurrency, memory consistency, abstraction/refinement, hybrid systems, dynamic verification, modeling and specification formalisms, decision procedures, program verification, program and shape analysis, security and program analysis, hardware verification, model checking, space efficient algorithms, and model checking.

Homotopy Theoretic Methods in Group Cohomology

Homotopy Theoretic Methods in Group Cohomology
Author: William Dwyer,Hans-Werner Henn
Pages: 98
ISBN: 3764366052
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Release: 2001-10-01
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
Language: en

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This book consists essentially of notes which were written for an Advanced Course on Classifying Spaces and Cohomology of Groups. The course took place at the Centre de Recerca Mathematica (CRM) in Bellaterra from May 27 to June 2, 1998 and was part of an emphasis semester on Algebraic Topology. It consisted of two parallel series of 6 lectures of 90 minutes each and was intended as an introduction to new homotopy theoretic methods in group cohomology. The first part of the book is concerned with methods of decomposing the classifying space of a finite group into pieces made of classifying spaces of appropriate subgroups. Such decompositions have been used with great success in the last 10-15 years in the homotopy theory of classifying spaces of compact Lie groups and p-compact groups in the sense of Dwyer and Wilkerson. For simplicity the emphasis here is on finite groups and on homological properties of various decompositions known as centralizer resp. normalizer resp. subgroup decomposition. A unified treatment of the various decompositions is given and the relations between them are explored. This is preceeded by a detailed discussion of basic notions such as classifying spaces, simplicial complexes and homotopy colimits.

Term Rewriting and Applications

Term Rewriting and Applications
Author: Franz Baader
Pages: 422
ISBN: 9783540734499
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Release: 2007-08-14
Editor: Springer
Language: en

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The 18th International Conference on Rewriting Techniques and Applications, held in Paris, France in June 2007, featured presentations and discussions centering on some of the latest advances in the field. This volume presents the proceedings from that meeting. Papers cover current research on all aspects of rewriting, including applications, foundational issues, frameworks, implementations, and semantics.

Current Trends in Theoretical Computer Science

Current Trends in Theoretical Computer Science
Author: G Rozenberg,A Salomaa
Pages: 640
ISBN: 9789814502948
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Release: 1993-06-29
Editor: World Scientific
Language: en

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The book is a very up-to-date collection of articles in theoretical computer science, written by leading authorities in the field. The topics range from algorithms and complexity to algebraic specifications, and from formal languages and language-theoretic modeling to computational geometry. The material is based on columns and articles that have appeared in the EATCS Bulletin during the past two to three years. Although very recent research is discussed, the largely informal style of writing makes the book accessible to readers with little or no previous knowledge of the topics. Contents:Computational Geometry (H Edelsbrunner et al.)Algebraic Specification (H Ehrig et al.):On the Potential Role of Algebraic Specification within Computer Science (H Ehrig & P Pepper)Linking Schemas and Module Specifications: A Proposal (H Ehrig & M A Arbib)A Short Oxford Survey of Order Sorted Algebra (J Goguen & R Diaconescu)Logic in Computer Science (Y Gurevich et al.):On Kolmogorov Machines and Related IssuesTopoi and Computation (A Blass)Structural Complexity (J Hartmanis et al.):Gödel, von Neumann and the P = ? NP ProblemCounting Hierarchies: Polynomial Time and Constant Depth Circuits (E W Allender & K W Wagner)Formal Language Theory (A Salomaa et al.):Decidability in Finite AutomataParallel Communicating Grammar Systems (L Santean)and other papers Readership: Computer scientists, students and researchers. keywords:Theoretical Computer Science;Formal Methods;Algebraic Specification;Graph Transformation;Petri Net Technology;Integration;Consistency;Verification

Build Your Own Pirate Ship

Build Your Own Pirate Ship
Author: Anonim
Pages: 10
ISBN: 0385611145
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Release: 2007
Editor: Transworld Pub
Language: en

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Join Captain Bob and his crew on the Sea Elephant in a book that allows readers to pop out pieces to build a pirate ship. On board pages.

The Poset of k Shapes and Branching Rules for k Schur Functions

The Poset of  k  Shapes and Branching Rules for  k  Schur Functions
Author: Thomas Lam,Luc Lapointe,Jennifer Morse,Mark Shimozono
Pages: 101
ISBN: 9780821872949
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Release: 2013-04-22
Editor: American Mathematical Soc.
Language: en

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The authors give a combinatorial expansion of a Schubert homology class in the affine Grassmannian $\mathrm{Gr}_{\mathrm{SL}_k}$ into Schubert homology classes in $\mathrm{Gr}_{\mathrm{SL}_{k+1}}$. This is achieved by studying the combinatorics of a new class of partitions called $k$-shapes, which interpolates between $k$-cores and $k+1$-cores. The authors define a symmetric function for each $k$-shape, and show that they expand positively in terms of dual $k$-Schur functions. They obtain an explicit combinatorial description of the expansion of an ungraded $k$-Schur function into $k+1$-Schur functions. As a corollary, they give a formula for the Schur expansion of an ungraded $k$-Schur function.

Critical Readings on Latinos and Education

Critical Readings on Latinos and Education
Author: Enrique G Murillo Jr
Pages: 366
ISBN: 9780429664816
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Release: 2019-01-14
Editor: Routledge
Language: en

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This critical anthology showcases an interdisciplinary forum of scholars sharing a common interest in the analysis, discussion, critique, and dissemination of educational issues impacting Latinos. Drawing on the best of the past 20 years of the Journal of Latinos and Education, the collection highlights work that has been seminal in addressing complex educational issues affecting and influencing the growing Latina and Latino population. Chapters discuss the production and application of wisdom and knowledge to real-world problems while engaging and collaborating with the interests of key stakeholders in other sectors outside the "traditional" academy. Organized thematically around issues related to policy, research, practice, and creative and literary works, the collection is sure to extend and encourage novel ways of thinking about the ongoing and emerging questions around the unifying thread of Latinos and education.

How to Grow a Baby and Push It Out

How to Grow a Baby and Push It Out
Author: Clemmie Hooper
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9781473528710
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Release: 2017-02-02
Editor: Random House
Language: en

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Everything you wanted to know but were too embarrassed to ask – a guide to pregnancy and birth straight from the midwife’s mouth. Winner of the Gold and Consumer Choice award at the Mumii Best Baby and Toddler Gear Awards 2017 Mum to four little girls and midwife to many, Clemmie Hooper wants to share her knowledge, wisdom and stories about pregnancy, birth and mothering young children that aren’t so widely talked about – straight from the midwife’s mouth. From how to prevent tearing during birth to what you really need in your labour bag, Clemmie reveals everything pregnant women and new mums need to know with a good dose of humour and wit.