Publisher description for African-American/Afro-Canadian schooling : from the colonial period to the present / Charles L. Glenn.

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Tracing the_history of_black schooling_in North America, this book emphasizes factors in society at large_– and sometimes within black communities – which led to_black children being separate from the white majority._This separation_was continued and reinforced as efforts by European immigrants to provide separate Catholic, Lutheran, and Calvinist schools were deplored and opposed._In African-American/Afro-Canadian Schooling: From the Colonial Period to the Present, Charles Glenn reveals the_evolution of assumptions about race and culture as applied to schooling, as well as_the reactions of black parents and leadership in the United States and Canada.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
African Americans -- Education -- History.
Blacks -- Education -- Canada -- History.
EDUCATION / History -- bisacsh.
EDUCATION / General -- bisacsh.
RELIGION / Education -- bisacsh.