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Angela Paige Cook comments on standardized testing

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Title:
Angela Paige Cook comments on standardized testing
Description:
In this clip, Angela Paige Cook, founder and director of Paige Academy, talks about the inherent racism of standardized tests for assessing intellect. Overall the program focuses on the work of Paige Academy, a private school in Roxbury for children aged three months to seven years. Hosts Barbara Barrow and Melvin Moore speak with Paige Academy Founder and Director Angela Paige Cook and the Academy's Administrative Producer, Mary Ann Crayton, to discuss the school's origins and practices, such as teaching by the nguzo saba (the seven principles of Kwanzaa). Program includes slides of Academy students. Produced by Barbara Barrow. Directed by Conrad White.
Creator:
Moore, Melvin
Producer:
Barrow-Murray, Barbara
Director:
White, Conrad
Contributor:
Marshall, Carolyn
Contributor:
Songai, Jahid
Host:
Barrow-Murray, Barbara
Contributor:
Mahard, Fran
Contributor:
Kane, Pat
Contributor:
Wilson, Bob
Contributor:
Cross, June
Contributor:
Stewart, Aubrey
Host:
Moore, Melvin
Contributor:
Johnson, Lenita
Contributor:
Sullivan, John L.
Researcher:
Valdes, Mario
Contributor:
Bordett, Bruce
Contributor:
Clarke, Brian
Researcher:
Yang, Eileen
Contributor:
Morton, Wil
Contributor:
Lane, Frank
Contributor:
Plausse, John
Contributor:
Mackles, Gene
Contributor:
Smith, Kathy
Contributor:
Merhar, Milan
Contributor:
Horne, Danny
Contributor:
Smith, Lee
Date:
May 20, 1977
Format:
Film/Video
Location:
WGBH
Collection (local):
WGBH Open Vault
Series:
Say Brother
Subjects:
Public schools
Alternative education
Civil rights
Segregation
Cook, Angela Paige
Paige Academy (Roxbury, Mass.)
Crayton, Mary Ann
African Americans--Education
African American women
Alternative schools
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Publisher:
WGBH Educational Foundation
Identifier:
V_E704B991699D401C900E608973999963