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Investigating the Effects of Culturally Relevant Texts on African American Struggling Readers’ Progress

by Kathleen F. Clark
This article reports the results of two related studies that investigated the effects of a 10-week reading intervention program in which culturally relevant texts were used for instruction on urban African American children’s reading achievement.
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“He’s More Like a ‘Brother’ Than a Teacher”: Politicized Caring in a Program for African American Males

by Maxine McKinney de Royston, Sepehr Vakil, Na’ilah Suad Nasir, kihana miraya ross, Jarvis Givens & Alea Holman
This article outlines the “politicized caring” approach that characterized the teacher–student relationships in a district-sponsored program for adolescent African American males.
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Book Reviews

Powerful Teaching: Unleash the Science of Learning

by Pooja K. Agarwal & Patrice M. Bain
reviewed by Betina Hsieh


Not Light, But Fire: How to Lead Meaningful Race Conversations In the Classroom

by Matthew R. Kay
reviewed by Dawn Demps


Envisioning Public Scholarship for Our Time

by Adrianna Kezar, Yianna Drivalas, & Joseph A. Kitchen
reviewed by Carrie B. Myers & Scott Myers


Crossing the Bridge of the Digital Divide: A Walk with Global Leaders

by Anthony H. Normore & Antonia Issa Lahera (Eds.)
reviewed by Monica McGlynn-Stewart


Developing Readers in the Academic Disciplines (Second Edition)

by Doug Buehl
reviewed by Shannon Howrey


Education researcher H. Richard Milner IV discusses his article, Where’s the Race in Culturally Relevant Pedagogy?. Watch and discuss this episode on Vialogues.


Social Aesthetics as Component for Theorizing Education Infrastructure

by Adam Attwood
This commentary adds to the discussion of theorizing education as infrastructure. The author discusses how aesthetics can be a part of the concept of school infrastructure.

Editorial Transition

by Gary Natriello
TCR announces the end of the current editors' term.

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