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Payne, Charles – Integrated Education, 1981
Reports on an examination of 14 American history texts for their content on the Southern Civil Rights Movement prior to the mid-1960s. Cites elitism, factual inaccuracy, and superficiality as common failings in many of these works. (Author/GC)
Descriptors: Activism, Black History, Black Leadership, Civil Rights
Lerner, Max J. – 1987
Articulation between public and private, for-profit (proprietary) schools can help reduce costs without reducing the number of options available to students. Articulation can assume many forms, including contracts to offer classes for other institutions, combined (dual) enrollments, shared facilities and/or faculty, enrichment programs, 1 + 1…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), College Programs, College School Cooperation, Cooperative Planning
Fararo, Kim – Chronicle of Higher Education, 1987
Reform proposals for Japan's large higher education system include diminishing the trauma of university entrance examinations, strengthening the quality and diversity of undergraduate education, improving graduate school offerings, establishing a lifelong education system, and expanding the scope of international exchange programs. Politics are…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Change Strategies, College Environment, College Students
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Stanfield, John H. – Journal of Ethnic Studies, 1987
Argues that the Commission on Interracial Cooperation, the most extensive civil rights organization in the South in the 1920s and '30s, gained its authority and longevity through networking with external elites, not through developing a broad indigenous constituency. Presents an overview of the organization's history and leadership. (KH)
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Liberalism, Organizations (Groups), Philanthropic Foundations
Turner, Judith Axler – Chronicle of Higher Education, 1986
The League for Innovation in the Community College, a small group of community college presidents that helps to promote innovative and promising programs in two-year colleges by seeking funds and sharing resources, is criticized for being exclusive. (MSE)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, College Presidents, Community Colleges, Educational Innovation
Heller, Scott – Chronicle of Higher Education, 1988
A national best seller that has castigated America's colleges and universities is criticized as racist, elitist, and "profoundly wrong" in its view of students, especially minority students. Clifton J. Wharton sees student behavior and youth values as rooted in the fundamental upheaval in society. (MLW)
Descriptors: Black Students, Books, Change, College Students
Oberlander, Susan – Chronicle of Higher Education, 1988
The National Youth Sports Program, administered by the NCAA and funded by a federal grant, introduces lacrosse to low-income children in Philadelphia. The camp, held at Temple University, offers instruction in 13 activities, and almost all of the children are seeing the inside of a college campus for the first time. (MLW)
Descriptors: Athletics, Children, Elitism, Federal Aid
Lederman, Douglas – Chronicle of Higher Education, 1988
Cost overruns of thousands of dollars on the president's official residence, the existence of a $70-million reserve fund, an administrator accused of embezzlement, and another official allegedly plagiarizing a speech were some of the controversies that have eroded the confidence in the University of Minnesota among legislators, alumni and the…
Descriptors: College Administration, Educational Finance, Elitism, Governance
Barton, Angela Calabrese – 1998
This volume presents a case for science education from a feminist perspective. Feminist science teaching is concerned with questions that emerge from the intersections of the pedagogical, the disciplinary, and the personal with the political, social, and historical dimensions of each of these. It is also concerned with how knowledge of the ways in…
Descriptors: Consciousness Raising, Educational Philosophy, Elitism, Epistemology
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Garcia, Ofelia – Southwest Journal of Linguistics, 1993
Identifies the unwritten Spanish language policy in the United States by historically analyzing the different roles that Spanish has had throughout U.S. history. The paper shows how Spanish has been used for the benefit of the Spanish- and English-speaking elite but restricted (or forbidden) as a socioeconomic tool and symbol of identity for less…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Civil Rights, Elitism