Social Inclusion: Would Dickens Approve?
Discusses exclusion of ethnic minority students from school in Britain as it reflects the operation of complex differential expectations and assumptions. Data from several studies show that exclusions have been racialized and that black boys are often excluded or disciplined for showing culturally specific behaviors.
The Exclusion of Black Children: Implications for a Racialised Perspective
The British educational system continues to exclude black male students in disproportionate numbers. Concerted and sustained policies are needed to achieve social justice, including a curriculum relevant to all students, ethnic monitoring, development of a new system to meet students' needs, and development of short-term and long-term strategies.