Alternative Schooling for African American Youth

Does Anyone Know We're Here?

by Christopher Jr. Dunbar (Author)
Textbook XII, 133 Pages
Series: Cultural Critique, Volume 1


This book is about the experiences of a group of middle school students and the administration, faculty and staff responsible for meeting their educational needs. These students have been removed from the traditional public school environment and placed in an alternative school program in lieu of expulsion. Christopher Dunbar Jr. urges educators and policymakers to reevaluate their goals and methods when thinking about what is best for these children.


XII, 133
ISBN (Softcover)
New York, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt/M., Oxford, Wien, 2001. XII, 133 pp.

Biographical notes

Christopher Jr. Dunbar (Author)

The Author: A former alternative education teacher, Christopher Dunbar Jr. is Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Administration at Michigan State University. Dr. Dunbar earned his Ph.D. in educational policy studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He has published articles in Theory into Practice, Qualitative Inquiry, and Cultural Studies.


Title: Alternative Schooling for African American Youth