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Burt, Janeula M.; Dorsey, Dana Thompson; Dawkins-Law, Shelby Eden; Floyd, Camile Fears; Williams, Cherish – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2016
Extant research has shown that students do better academically and socially when they are in schooling environments that are racially and socioeconomically diverse (Coleman, 1966). To date, there is very limited research which has examined the development of adolescents' racial, ethnic, and social identities within the contemporary contexts of…
Descriptors: Adolescents, High School Students, Racial Identification, Identification (Psychology)
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Bifulco, Robert; Lopoo, Leonard M.; Oh, Sun Jung – Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 2015
The school desegregation efforts following the historic "Brown v. Board of Education" decision represent one of the most important social policy initiatives of the 20th century. Despite a large research literature that shows many positive effects of desegregation on educational outcomes, its effect on the lives of individuals outside of…
Descriptors: School Desegregation, Adolescents, Birth Rate, Desegregation Litigation
Skidmore, Kevin – Online Submission, 2014
As a part of the Individualized Education Plan (IEP), special education teachers work along with their student with special needs and their parent(s)/guardian(s) to create and implement Individualized Transition Plans (ITP) to assist the student with their transition to the post-school environment. As mandated by Individuals with Disabilities…
Descriptors: Transitional Programs, Disabilities, Adolescents, Special Education
Yeakey, Carol Camp, Ed.; Henderson, Ronald D., Ed. – 2003
This volume includes papers 16-32 in a 32-paper collection: (16) "Mining the Fields of Teacher Education: Preparing Teachers to Teach African American Children in Urban Schools" (Patricia A. Edwards, Gwendolyn T. McMillon, and Clifford T. Bennett); (17) "Mentoring Adolescents At Risk or At Promise" (Tammie M. Causey and Kassie…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Adolescents, Affirmative Action, Black Colleges
Honigsberg, Peter Jan – Phi Delta Kappan, 1995
A law professor who taught a class based on "Brown v. the Board of Education" at Berkeley High School recounts a Mexican American girl's efforts to convince Mattel to integrate their doll collection. She was convinced she had to be white to be listened to. Her disappointment and sense of powerlessness still haunt him. (MLH)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Females, High Schools, Mexican Americans