Math Achievement in African-American Males Research Paper by hicaliber

Math Achievement in African-American Males
An analysis of the differences in mathematical achievement between African American males and White males.
# 95409 | 5,741 words | 44 sources | MLA | 2007 | US

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This paper focuses on mathematical achievement in African-American boys versus their white counterparts. It addresses risk factors such as family income, mother's education, single-parent households and a non-English primary language. The paper discusses the works of theorists Lev Vygotsky, Jerome Bruner and John Dewey regarding this issue.

Table of Contents:
Theoretical Framework
Literature Review
Summary of The Literature Reviewed

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Henry, Ardail Rashad (2005) Self-Esteem and Academic Achievement in African American Students with Learning Disabilities. July 2005 School or Education Curriculum and Instruction, Special Education, Williamsburg VA. Online available at:
  • David, James Earl (2006) Early Schooling and Academic Achievement of African American Males. Abstract. Sage Publications. Online available at:
  • Babco, Eleanor (2004) Uphill Climb: the Status of African Americans in Science and Engineering. Making Strides. Online available at:
  • McMillian, Monique M. (2003-2004) Is No Child Left Behind 'Wise Schooling' for African American Male Students?" published in the High School Journal - Volume 87, Number 2 in December 2003-January 2004, and on pages 25-33.
  • Campbell, Patricia B. and Hoey, Lesli ( ) Equity Means All: Rethinking the Role of Special Programs in Science and Math Education. Online available at:

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