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Adolphus, Stephen H., Ed. – 1984
Major barriers to equal access of minority and disadvantaged students to higher education are considered in eight papers and five responses from the 1982 Wingspread Conference on Postsecondary Programs for the Disadvantaged. Included is a policy statement from the conference that covers: quality education for all, the interrelatedness of education…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Access to Education, Articulation (Education), Black Education
GORDON, EDMUND W., ED. – 1967
FEATURED IN THIS BULLETIN IS A DISCUSSION BY EDMUND W. GORDON OF "EQUALITY OF EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY" (KNOWN AS THE COLEMAN REPORT AFTER ITS SENIOR AUTHOR), A REPORT OF AN EXTENSIVE SURVEY OF MINORITY GROUP EDUCATION IN THE UNITED STATES. AFTER EXAMINING SOME OF THE DATA AND FINDINGS IN THE REPORT, GORDON CONCLUDES THAT ONE CANNOT ON…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Bibliographies, Black Students, Community Involvement
Adams, Myrna C., Ed.; Wadsworth, Elizabeth, Ed. – 1989
This publication reports on a conference convened in November 1987 (with a follow-up for unfinished business in July, 1988) to analyze and propose solutions to the problem of ethnic minority underrepresentation in doctoral programs, with specific emphasis on the role of faculty in reversing this trend. Prefatory material includes a conference…
Descriptors: American Indians, Black Students, Doctoral Programs, Educational Opportunities
Taylor, Ronald W., Ed.; Wang, Margaret C., Ed. – 1997
Taking its departure from a conference hosted by the National Center on Education in the Inner City (Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), this collection considers developing a research base for preventive and intervention-oriented efforts to foster resilience and educational success for minority students from disadvantaged backgrounds.…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Black Students, Disadvantaged Youth, Economic Factors
Rossi, Robert J., Ed. – 1994
This book presents essays from educational reformers who examine efforts aimed at students at risk for failure in U.S. schools. It is divided into four parts. Part 1 considers the factors that place children at risk for educational failure. Part 2 describes the dangers for students of a system that fails to recognize and appreciate their…
Descriptors: Academic Failure, Black Students, Cultural Influences, Dropout Prevention
Gordon, Edmund W. – 1969
Dr. Edmund Gordon explains student revolt as a justified political movement and not symptomatic of personal problems or the generation gap. Students, an oppressed class systematically kept out of the labor force by military obligations and higher education, have legitimate complaints against the universities whose interests have become intertwined…
Descriptors: Activism, Black Students, College Students, Employment Patterns
Gordon, Edmund W.; And Others – 1972
The Richmond, Virginia Follow Through program is currently in its sixth year of operation in grades kindergarten to three in 12 urban schools. Funded primarily by Educational Opportunity Act Title II funds, the program serves a student population in which the majority of pupils are black and 50 percent are from poor families. The program seeks to…
Descriptors: Black Students, Enrichment Activities, Grade 1, Grade 2
Gordon, Edmund W.; Grannis, Joseph C. – 1977
The first of two papers included in this document addresses two related problems: Problem one: The appropriateness of existing standardized tests of achievement for the assessment of academic function in minority and disadvantaged group member students. Problem two: The appropriateness of such instruments for the assessment of the impact of…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, Black Colleges, Black Students
Bridglall, Beatrice L.; Gordon, Edmund W. – Pedagogical Inquiry and Praxis., 2003
This paper describes U.S. Department of Defense Schools, an education system with significant outcomes that may be pertinent to raising academic achievement among minority students. A research group examined the high achievement of African American and Hispanic students in Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) schools. Results find that…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, After School Programs, Black Students, Community Involvement
Bridglall, Beatrice L.; Gordon, Edmund W. – 2003
In 2001, the National Education Goals Panel commissioned researchers from Vanderbilt University to study the consistent high achievement of African American and Latino students in Department of Defense schools. This digest summarizes the results of their study and presents supporting research that identifies policies and practices that may…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, After School Programs, Black Students, Community Involvement
GORDON, EDMUND W. – 1967
THE LITERATURE ON HIGHER EDUCATION WAS SURVEYED TO EVALUATE (1) THE ACCESS OF DISADVANTAGED YOUTH TO HIGHER EDUCATION, AND (2) THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF HIGHER EDUCATION IN MEETING THE NEEDS OF DISADVANTAGED YOUTH. THE FINDINGS FROM THE LITERATURE HAVE BEEN DISCUSSED UNDER FIVE HEADINGS--(1) CIVIL RIGHTS AND ACCESS TO HIGHER EDUCATION, (2) PROGRAMS AND…
Descriptors: Black Students, Compensatory Education, Curriculum Development, Desegregation Effects
Gordon, Edmund W.; And Others – 1986
This report presents the findings of an evaluative study of the current status of engineering education for minority students at the collegiate and pre-collegiate levels in the United States. It is based on a survey of 50 existing programs and a review of the professional and research literature in this field. The major findings of the analysis…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Black Students, College Students, Elementary Secondary Education
St. John, Nancy H.; Gordon, Edmund W., Ed. – IRCD Bulletin, 1978
This article examines nine dimensions to the meaning of school desegregation for black children and analyzes one attitudinal outcome related to each dimension. The dimensions (listed first) and corresponding outcomes are as follows: (1) symbolic message and sense of control; (2) borrowed stigma aura and self esteem; (3) relative deprivation and…
Descriptors: Black Students, Desegregation Effects, Elementary Secondary Education, Minority Groups