Subscribe Today
Home Articles Reader Opinion Editorial Book Reviews Discussion Writers Guide About TCRecord
transparent 13

Erasing Deficits

by Ivory A. Toldson & David J. Johns - 2016

This is the epilogue to the special issue. The authors, two White House officials and policy experts, describe how negative narratives surrounding Black men and the misuse of data can manifest as barriers to high quality learning environments or workforce development opportunities.

To view the full-text for this article you must be signed-in with the appropriate membership. Please review your options below:

Store a cookie on my computer that will allow me to skip this sign-in in the future.
Send me my password -- I can't remember it
Purchase this Article
Purchase Erasing Deficits
Individual-Resource passes allow you to purchase access to resources one resource at a time. There are no recurring fees.
Become a Member
Online Access
With this membership you receive online access to all of TCRecord's content. The introductory rate of $25 is available for a limited time.
Print and Online Access
With this membership you receive the print journal and free online access to all of TCRecord's content.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 118 Number 6, 2016, p. -
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 20389, Date Accessed: 9/19/2021 10:53:58 PM

Purchase Reprint Rights for this article or review
Article Tools
Related Articles

Related Discussion
Post a Comment | Read All

About the Author
  • Ivory Toldson
    White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities
    E-mail Author
    IVORY A. TOLDSON, PhD, is the Deputy Director for the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Prior to this role, Dr. Toldson served as an associate professor at Howard University, a senior research analyst for the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, and Editor-in-Chief of The Journal of Negro Education. He was also contributing education editor for The Root, where he debunked some of the most pervasive myths about African Americans in his “Show Me the Numbers” column. Dr. Toldson has more than 60 publications, including four books, and more than 150 research presentations in 36 U.S. states, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Scotland, South Africa, Paris, and Barcelona. He has been featured on MSNBC, C-SPAN2 Books, NPR News, POTUS on XM Satellite Radio, and numerous local radio stations. His research has been featured in The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Root, The National Journal, Essence Magazine, and Ebony Magazine.
  • David Johns
    White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans
    E-mail Author
    DAVID JOHNS is Executive Director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans. He is a former elementary school teacher in New York City and 2004 graduate of Columbia University with a triple major in English, creative writing, and African American studies. He went on to earn a master’s degree in sociology and education policy from Teachers College, Columbia University. Prior to joining the U.S. Department of Education in his current role, Johns was a senior education policy advisor to the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) under the leadership of Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa. Johns also served under the leadership of the late Sen. Ted Kennedy, D-Mass., and was a Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Fellow in the office of Congressman Charles Rangel, D-N.Y. His research as an Andrew W. Mellon Fellow served as a catalyst to identify, disrupt, and supplant negative perceptions of black males, both within academia and society.
Member Center
In Print
This Month's Issue