Publications

Punished: Policing the Lives of Black and Latino Boys (New Perspectives in...
Punished examines the difficult lives of these young men, who now face punitive policies in their schools, communities, and a world where they are constantly policed and stigmatized.
Ability, Equity, and Culture: Sustaining Inclusive Urban Education Reform
This comprehensive book is grounded in the authentic experiences of educators who have done, and continue to do, the messy everyday work of transformative school reform.
The Pedagogy of Confidence: Inspiring High Intellectual Performance in Urban...
In her new book, prominent professional developer Yvette Jackson focuses on students' strengths, rather than their weaknesses, to reinvigorate educators to inspire learning and high intellectual performance.
Leading for Equity: The Pursuit of Excellence in the Montgomery County Public...
Leading for Equity tells the compelling story of the Montgomery County Public Schools and its transformation into a system committed to breaking the links between race, class and academic achievement.
Top Student, Top School? How Social Class Shapes Where Valedictorians Go to...
Think valedictorians can write their own ticket? By reaching the top of their class they have proven their merit, so the next step should be to attend the nation’s best schools, yet they are not even applying!
Creating the Opportunity to Learn: Moving from Research to Practice to Close...
Boykin and Noguera believe that it is possible to close the achievement gap by abandoning failed strategies, learning from successful schools, and simply doing more of what the research shows is most effective.
A Call for Change: Providing Solutions for Black Male Achievement (ebook)
Here you'll find a series of solution briefs from some of the nation's leading scholars and experts to identify an effective set of strategies to address the academic needs of African-American males.
Learning by Doing: Panasonic Partnerships and Systemic School Reform
Do you believe that all students have the potential to achieve more than they are achieving now? The Panasonic Foundation certainly does and it has developed a strategy for improving our educational system.