In Our Library
Bachel, Beverly K., What do you Really want? Minneapolis: Free Spirit Publishing, Inc., 2001
Bronson, Po & Ashley Merryman. Nurture Shock. New York: Hachette Book Group. 2009
“Building Power, Sharpening Minds!” The Political Education Workshop Manual, 2nd Edition. School of Unity & Liberation ( SOUL). 2007 www.schoolofunityandliberation.org
Chappelle, Sharon & Lisa Bigman. Diversity in Action: Using Adventure Activities to Explore Issues of Diversity with Middle School and High School Age Youth. Project Adventure, Inc., 1998.
Covey, Sean. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens. New York: Fireside. 1998
Covey, Sean. The 6 Most Important Decisions You’ll Ever Make. New York: Fireside. 2006
Delisle, Deb & Jim Delisle. Growing Good Kids: 28 Activities to Enhance Self-Awareness, Compassion, and Leadership. Minneapolis: Free Spirit Publishing. 1996
Frender, Gloria. Learning to Learn, Strengthening Study Skills and Brain Power. Revised Edition. Nashville: Incentive Publications, Inc. 2010
Inclusion Tool Kit: Every Child Belongs. San Francisco: Special Needs Inclusion Project, Support for Families of Children with Disabilities. 2009
Jackson, Tom. Activities That Teach and More Activities That Teach. Cedar City: Red Rock Publishing, 1993. www.activelearning.org
Jones, Alanna. 104 Activities that Build: Self-Esteem, Teamwork, Comunication, Anger Management, Self-Discovery, and Coping Skills. Lusby: Rec Room Publishing Inc., 1998.
Lareau, Annette. Unequal Childhoods: Class, Race, and Family Life, 2nd Edition. Berkeley: University of California Press. 2011
Leslie, Roger. Success Express for Teens: 50 Activities that will Change Your Life. Houston: Bayou Publishing, 2004
Lewis, Barbara. What Do You Stand For? For Teens: A Guide to Building Character. Minneapolis: Free Spirit Publishing, Inc. 2005.
MacGregor, Mariam G. Everyday Leadership: Attitudes and Actions for Respect and Success. Minneapolis: Free Spirit Publishing, Inc. 2007
MacGregor, Mariam G. Teambuilding with Teens: Activities for Leadership, Decision Making & Group Success. Minneapolis: Free Spirit Publishing. 2008
Mannix, Darlene. Life Skills Activities for Secondary Students with Special Needs. Second Edition. San Francisco: Joseey-Bass. 2009
Mannix, Darlene. Social Skills Activities for Secondary Students with Special Needs. Second Edition. San Francisco: Joseey-Bass. 2009
Peterson, Jean Sunde. The Essential Guide to Talking with Teens: Ready to Use Discussions for School and Youth Groups. Minneapolis: Free Spirit Publishing. 2007
Singleton, Glenn E. & Curtis Linton. Courageous Conversations about Race: A Field Guide for Achieving Equity in Schools. Thousand Oaks: Corwin Press. 2006
Step by Step: College Awareness and Planning for Families, Counselors and Communities. National Assocation for College Admission Counseling, Inc. and Center for Student Opportunity. 2012. www.nacacnet.org/steps
Tatum, Beverly Daniel. Why Are All The Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?: A Psychologist Explains the Development of Racial Identity. Basic Books. 2003.
Wenglinsky, Harold. “Are Private High Schools Better Academically Than Public High Schools?” Washington DC: Center on Education Policy. 2007. www.cep-dc.org
The World As It Could Be: Where There’s a Will There’s a Way. San Francisco: REX Foundation. 2007
A Young Woman’s Survival Guide, Second Edition. San Francisco: Health Initiatives for Youth. 2003
“Youth Empowerment Manual: An approach to youth empowerment in the classroom.” REAL (Revitalizing Education and Learning), c/o Community Educational Services. www.cessf.org/real.htm. July 2004 Contributors: Asha Mehta, Alicia Yang, Candice Wicks, Shannon Williams, & Lora Collier.
Other Recommended Readings
Ayers, W., Quinn, T. and Stovall, D. (2008). Handbook of Social Justice in Education. New York, NY: Routledge.
Banks, James A. et al. Diversity Within Unity. Center for Multicultural Education, Seattle: University of Washington, 2001. http://education.washington.edu/cme/
Benveniste, Luisa and Martin Carnoy. All Else Equal:Are Public and Private Schools Different? Routledge. 2003
Cary, Lorene. Black Ice. Vintage. 1992 “Cary, a black woman, recounts her challenging years as a student & teacher at an elite prep school.”
Chavez, Rudolfo. Speaking the Unpleasant: The Politics of (Non)Engagement in the Multicultural Education Terrain. SUNY Series, the social context of education. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1998.
Cole, Robert W. Educating Everbody's Children: Diverse Teaching Strategies for Diverse Learners. Virginia: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1995.
Delpit, Lisa. Other People's Children: Cultural Conflict in the Classroom. New York: The New Press, 1995.
Delpit, Lisa. The Skin That We Speak: Thoughts on Language and Culture in the Classroom. New York: The New Press, 2000.
Henderson, Anne and Dr. Karen Mapp - A New Wave of Evidence: The Impact of School, Family and Community Connections on Student Achievement. Austin: National Center for Family and Community, Connections with Schools, 2002
Howard, Gary R. James A. Banks, and Sonia Nieto. We Can’t Teach What We Don’t Know: White Teachers, Multiracial Schools. Teachers College Press. 2006
Kane, Pearl Rock & Alfonso J. Orsini. The Colors of Excellence: Hiring and Keeping Teachers of Color in Independent Schools. New York: Teachers College Press, 2003.
Karr-Morse, R. and Wiley, M. S. (1998). Ghosts from the Nursery: Tracing the Roots of Violence. New York, NY: Atlantic Monthly Press.
Kivel, Paul. Uprooting Racism: How White People Can Work for Racial Justice. Pennsylvania: New Society Publishers, 1996.
Kozol, J. Savage Inequalities. New York, NY: Harper Collins. 1992
Kozol, J. The Shame of the Nation: The Restoration of Apartheid Schooling in America. New York NY: Three Rivers Press. 2005
Lindsey, Randall B., Nuri Kikanza Robins and Raymond D. Terrell. Cultural Proficiency: A Manual for School Leaders.
Lucas, T. and Villegas, T. (2002). Educating Culturally Responsive Teachers: A Coherent Approach. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press.
Mandel, Richard, and Richard L. Mandel. “The Tangled Trinity: Value Tensions that Tie Independent School Leaders in Knots.” Taken from his presentation at the 2001 ISACS Annual Conference.
McIntyre, Alice. Making Meaning of Whiteness: Exploring Racial Identity with White Teachers. SUNY series, the social context of education. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1996. UTSA
McLaughlin, Terence. The Contemporary Catholic School: Context, Identity And Diversity. Routledge Paperback. 1996.
Payne, R. (2005). A Framework for Understanding Poverty. Highlands, TX: Aha! Process, Inc.
Payne, R., Shenk, D. and Conrad, J. (2009). Research-Based Strategies for Narrowing the Achievement Gap for Under-Resourced Students. Highlands, TX: Aha! Process, Inc.
Scherff, L. and Spector, K. (2011). Culturally Relevant Pedagogy: Clashes and Confrontations. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield Education.
Slaughter, Diana T. & Deborah Johnson. Visible Now: Blacks in Private Schools (Contributions in Afro-American and African Studies). Praeger. 1998.
Valenzuela, A. (1999). Subtractive Schooling: U.S. Mexican Youth and the Politics of Caring. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press.
Film and Media
Community Mapping “High School Teachers Map Their Students’ Neighborhoods.” SFUSD Spotlight News. October 2012.
This American Life - Back to School Episode
“Changing Education Paradigms” Talk by Sir Ken Robinson, RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce.)
Organizations & Conferences
Private Schools with a Public Purpose