Table of contents for Ebonics : the urban education debate.

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Table of Contents
Ebonics: Background to the Current Policy Debate
Terrence G. Wiley
Arizona State University
Using the Vernacular to Teach the Standard	
John R. Rickford
Stanford University
Educational Implications of Ebonics
John Baugh
Stanford University
Black Language and the Education of Black Children: One Mo Once
Geneva Smitherman
University of Michigan
Ebonics and Education in the Context of Culture: Meeting the Language
and Cultural Needs of LEP African American Students
Subira Kifano
Rivers Run Deep Institute, Los Angeles, CA
Ernie A. Smith
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles
Language Varieties in the School Curriculum:
Where Do They Belong and How Will They Get There?
Carolyn Temple Adger
Center for Applied Linguistics, Washington, DC
Oakland Unified School District's Resolution
Original Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) Resolution on Ebonics
Policy Statement
 Synopsis of the Adopted Policy on Standard American English Language Development
 Legislative Intent
 Appendix 1: OUSD Findings
 Appendix 2: OUSD Core Curriculum Standards at Benchmark Grade Levels
 Appendix 3: Overview of OUSD Recommendations
 Amended Resolution
 Appendix 4: Bibliography
Examples Of Legislative Reaction
Congressional Response, 105th Congress
State Reaction: Virginia General Assembly 1997
Proposed California Legislation: S.B. 205 "Equality in English Instruction Act" 
John Rickford's response, "S.B. 205 - Well Intentioned, but Uniformed" 
Legal Background
Martin Luther King Junior School v. Ann Arbor School District Board
Linguists' Reactions
A Linguist looks at the Ebonics Debate
Charles Fillmore
Ebonics and Linguistic Science: Clarifying the Issues
Walter Wolfram 
Dialect Readers Revisited
John R. Rickford and Angela E. Rickford
Congressional Testimony
William Labov
Organizational Responses
Policy Statement of the TESOL Board on African American Vernacular English
Policy State of the American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) on the Application 
of Dialect Knowledge to Education
Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL) Statement to the Media on Ebonics
California Association for Bilingual Education (CABE) Position Statement on Ebonics
Recommended Readings on Ebonics
Compiled by
Wayne E. Wright
Arizona State University

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

African Americans -- Education.
English language -- Study and teaching -- African American students.
Black English.
Language and education -- Social aspects -- United States.