Twice as less

Black English and the performance of Black students in mathematics and science by Eleanor Wilson Orr

Publisher: W.W. Norton in New York

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Cover of: Twice as less | Eleanor Wilson Orr
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  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Black English.,
  • Mathematics -- Study and teaching -- United States.,
  • Science -- Study and teaching -- United States.,
  • African Americans -- Education.,
  • Language and education -- United States.,
  • African American students -- Language.

Edition Notes

StatementEleanor Wilson Orr.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPE3102.N42 O77 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination242 p. :
Number of Pages242
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL413444M
ISBN 100393317412
LC Control Number98115953
OCLC/WorldCa37839122

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Orr believes that the structure of the nonstandard English spoken by many black students is a direct cause of their failure to do well in school, especially in mathematics and science.

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