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Cooper Stein, Kristy; Wright, James; Gil, Elizabeth; Miness, Andrew; Ginanto, Dion – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2018
We used Latina/Latino Critical Race Theory (LatCrit) to re-analyze survey and interview data from earlier research in which we found that Latina/o students reported less positive experiences than other students in this high school. We found racial injustice in class enrollments, in students' experiences with stereotypes and prejudice, in…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, High School Students, Student Experience, Critical Theory
Crocco, Margaret; Halvorsen, Anne-Lise; Jacobsen, Rebecca; Segall, Avner – Phi Delta Kappan, 2017
In this age of real and fake news, students need to be able to assess the trustworthiness of evidence. The authors' current research examines students' use of evidence in secondary social studies classrooms as students deliberate contemporary public policy issues. The authors found that students shifted their evaluations of the trustworthiness of…
Descriptors: Evidence, Social Studies, Secondary School Students, Public Policy
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Epstein, Shira Eve; Lipschultz, Jessica – Social Studies and the Young Learner, 2017
School segregation and inequity are deep-rooted realities in U.S. society. Despite historical efforts at integration, too many schools are de facto segregated, and those serving mostly students of color are routinely under-resourced when compared to those servicing mostly white students. Teachers and students can struggle to talk about this…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Student Attitudes, Racial Attitudes, Grade 4
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Jackson, Tambra O.; Bryan, Michelle L.; Larkin, Melissa L. – Urban Education, 2016
Building upon research that theorizes and documents students' perceptions of race, racial attitudes, and treatment by teachers, this article explores the impact of resegregation on how children of Color see and experience race in schools, specifically in relation to their teachers. Drawing upon our interpretations of a White preservice teacher's…
Descriptors: White Students, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Racial Attitudes
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Jackson, Regine; Sweeney, Kathryn; Welcher, Adria – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2014
This article examines student perceptions of racial segregation on campus in terms of interaction across racial groups. Theories of colorblind racial ideology are used to interpret data from 14 group interviews focusing on 1.) the degree to which cross-group interaction is desired, 2.) perceptions of racial separation among students at a…
Descriptors: Racial Segregation, Racial Relations, Undergraduate Students, Ideology
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Journal of Negro Education, 2014
Suburban schools have traditionally remained homogenous enclaves for White middle class families. On the surface, these racially integrated spaces reflect the dream of Brown v. Board of Education--to have students of all races learning and developing together. A closer look at these racially mixed environments unveils the systemic problems…
Descriptors: Racial Integration, Student Attitudes, Minority Group Students, African American Students
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Hucks, Darrell Cleveland – Journal of Negro Education, 2011
The purpose of this study was to allow African American males across generations to share their perceptions of the factors that affected their schooling experiences and influenced their achievement in and beyond school. Individual interviews were conducted with men and boys within the context of their home environment; outside of the schools the…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Family Environment, Males, Educational Change
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Huidor, Ofelia; Cooper, Robert – Education and Urban Society, 2010
This article examines the experiences of 20 students of color who voluntarily attend a racially integrated school. The study draws from the Socio-Cultural dimension of schooling as a framework to understand how the students of color fared on a social, cultural, and environmental level within a predominantly White school. Through a questionnaire,…
Descriptors: Campuses, Voluntary Desegregation, School Desegregation, Educational Opportunities
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Darling-Hammond, Linda; Williamson, Joy Ann; Hyler, Maria E. – Journal of Negro Education, 2007
This article chronicles a journey to achieve the type of education that focused on the battles to secure access to schooling and a curriculum for full citizenship. The pursuit of educational opportunity has been and continues to be tortuous, with each step toward progress met by a major societal set back. As the fate of individuals and nations is…
Descriptors: African American Students, Citizenship Education, Educational Opportunities, African Americans
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Gay, Geneva – Multicultural Perspectives, 2004
In this article, the author shares perspectives on "Brown v. Board of Education" that are not focused only on the immediate aftermath but range across the 50 years since. They are compilations of the perspectives and experiences of students and teachers of color more generally as they have navigated the "mazeways" of promises…
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Racial Discrimination, Racial Segregation, Reflection