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Contents

Editor's Note ix
Acknowledgments xi
Introduction to the 2005 Edition xiii
Introduction xxi


PART 1: CONTROVERSIES REVISITED

Skills and Other Dilemmas of a Progressive Black Educator 11
The Silenced Dialogue 21
Language Diversity and Learning 48

PART 2: LESSONS FROM HOME AND ABROAD

The Vilis Tokples Schools of Papua New Guinea 77
"Hello, Grandfather" 91
Teachers' Voices 105

PART 3: LOOKING TO THE FUTURE

Cross-cultural Confusions in Teacher Assessment 135
The Politics of Teaching Literate Discourse 152
Education in a Multicultural Society 167

Reflections on Other People's Children HERBERT KOHL 185
Teaching the Hard of Head CHARLES M. PAYNE 188
Other People's Children: The Lasting Impact PATRICIA LESESNE 193

Notes 201

Index 215

About the Author

MacArthur Fellow Lisa Delpit received the award for Outstanding Contribution to Education in 1993 from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, which hailed her as a "visionary scholar and woman of courage." She currently holds the Benjamin E. Mays Chair of Urban Educational Leadership at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia. She lives in Miramar, Florida.

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