Publications of Charles M. Payne


  1. C.M. Payne, Foreword, “Teaching the Hard of Head,” 2nd edition of Lisa Delpit’s Other People’s Children, (2005), New Press, 2006, forthcoming.
  2. C.M. Payne, So Much Reform, So Little Change: The Persistence of Failure in Urban Schools. (2006), Harvard Education Publishing Group ( Expected completion, September, 2006)
  3. Teach Freedom: The African American Tradition of Education For Liberation (2005), Edited by Charles Payne and Carol Strickland (Expected completion, March , 2006).
  4. Time Longer Than Rope: A Century of African American Activism, edited by Charles M. Paynes and Adam Green (2003), NYU Press

Papers Published

  1. 'I Don't Want Your Nasty Pot of Gold': The Comer School of Development Process and the Development of Leadership in Urban Schools, in Leadership for School Reform: Lessons from Comprehensive School Reform Designers, edited by Amanda Datnow and Joseph Murphy (2003), Corwin Press
  2. 'You Duh Man!': African Americans in the Twentieth Century, in Making Sense of the Twentieth Century: Perspectives on Modern American, 1900-2000, edited by Harvard Sitkoff (2000), Oxford
  3. Education for Activism: Mississippi's Freedom Schools in the 1960s, in A Simple Justice: The Challenge for of Small Schools, edited by B. Ayers, M. Klonsky and G. Lyons (2000), pp. 67-77, Teachers College Press

Papers In Progress

  1. Education for Liberation: Possibilities and Dilemmas, in Phi Delta Kappan (2003) (under revision.)
  2. So Much Reform, So LIttle Change: Building-Level Barriers to Urban School Reform (2003) (under revision.)