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School administrators--Attitudes; Teacher-administrator relationships; Student-administrator relationships;


Some of the articles and books that are referred to in the body of this paper are written by African- Americans about the plight of our African-American children in yesterday's, today's and tomorrow's schools. In writing this paper I address some basic needs for all children. Yet of most pressing concern to me are the African-American student and other students of color. Brown versus Topeka, Kansas was in 1954, but in the eyes of many African-Americans separate but equal is alive and well. With the prospect of a voucher system looming on the horizon it is being driven home even harder. This paper is an attempt to provide information about these pressing issues from the viewpoint of one who is involved with the educational system, as a parent of six young African-American males, and as one who has lived through the Euro-centric educational fallacy. I am someone who sees the need for change as the African-American nuclear family begins to crumble under the oppression of the so called majority class.

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Degree Name

Master of Arts in Education


Educational Administration and Counseling

First Advisor

Norman L McCumsey


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