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Wang, Margaret C., Ed. – 1985
Four research papers on temperament and school learning and two commentaries are presented. "Early Temperament and Later Educational Outcomes," by Jacqueline V. Lerner, Stella Chess, and Kathleen Lenerz, discusses temperament characteristics and academic attainment. One hundred thirty-three middle class subjects were studied from early infancy…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Aptitude Treatment Interaction, Childhood Attitudes, Elementary Secondary Education
Gordon, Edmund W., Ed. – 1969
This issue of the IRCD Bulletin is comprised of papers focusing on procedures and policies relating to admission to colleges. The first article by Dr. Edmund W. Gordon, "Higher Education and the Challenge of Universal Access to Post-Secondary Education," discusses the democratizing and humanistic functions of colleges in arriving at new admission…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Admission Criteria, College Admission, Compensatory Education
College Entrance Examination Board, New York, NY. – 1971
This report includes the papers presented at the Colluquium and the responses to these papers. The papers dealt primarily with the most critical and urgent problems involved in equalizing opportunity for the minority/poverty groups in the United States and include: "Educational Opportunity and the Organization of Higher Education," by Warren W.…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Aptitude Tests, Disadvantaged Youth, Educationally Disadvantaged
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
Wang, Margaret C., Ed.; Reynolds, Maynard C., Ed. – 1997
The chapters in this collection, distributed to conference participants as a springboard for conference discussions, consider sustainable models for school-family-community collaboration, partnerships in education, and other ways to improve learning for urban youth. The contributions are: (1) "The Empowerment Zone and Enterprise Community"…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Child Development, Community Programs, Elementary Secondary Education
Rever, Philip R., Ed. – 1971
The papers in this volume, except for the last one, were delivered at the March 1970 National Conference of the American Association for Higher Education held in Chicago. Part I deals with "who should decide who goes to college," and contains a paper by Wayne Morse who concludes that it is the people who should make the decision, since it's for…
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Admission (School), College Admission, Equal Education
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
Kimball, Bruce A.; Orrill, Robert, Ed. – 1995
This book presents an essay on U.S. liberal education and 24 commentaries on it. The essay, "Toward Pragmatic Liberal Education" by Bruce A. Kimball suggests that a consensus is emerging in reform efforts that a new and distinctly American version of liberal education is emerging which owes much to the current resurgence of American…
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Educational Change, Educational Philosophy, Educational Trends
Lagemann, Ellen Condliffe, Ed.; Miller, Lamar P., Ed. – 1996
The 1954 Supreme Court decision in the case of "Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas" provided the legal basis for equal educational opportunity. More than 40 years after the decision, equal opportunity, equal access, and affirmative action remain issues of intense debate. This book offers essays by 23 prominent voices in…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Affirmative Action, Civil Rights, Court Litigation
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
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Science and Technology. – 1983
This report considers the current and future impact of technology on schools, solutions to existing problems, and major policy questions concerning computer technology's role in education. Experiences of several universities in integrating computers into their programs are reviewed, as well as those of states and local school districts in…
Descriptors: Computer Literacy, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Science Education, Computers
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Gordon, Edmund W. – Journal of Negro Education, 2007
"The Journal of Negro Education" was born during the third decade of the 20th century. "The Journal" has reflected concern with race and racial discrimination as a central problem in the education of Negro people. During its 75th anniversary, the legacy of "The Journal" continues and has remained the educational,…
Descriptors: Race, Economic Status, Racial Discrimination, African American Education
Gordon, Edmund W. – College Board Review, 2002
Asserts that we must look beyond color to other causes of social division, particularly income disparities, in order to rectify present inequities in education and society. Suggests a program of affirmative development in addition to affirmative action. (EV)
Descriptors: Economic Factors, Economically Disadvantaged, Equal Education, Higher Education
Gordon, Edmund W. – 1975
Numerous federal, state, and institutional projects have been undertaken in the areas of current educational opportunity programs for the disadvantaged, but there is still a need to bring about significant changes in the areas of administration, curriculum, program evaluation, and financial assistance. The state of compensatory education at the…
Descriptors: Administration, College Students, Compensatory Education, Curriculum Development
Gordon, Edmund W. – Liberal Educ, 1970
A radical change in admissions policies must be made to bring more of the weaker students into strong institutions and to make small institutions serve more of the stronger students. (IR)
Descriptors: College Admission, Curriculum Development, Educational Opportunities, Enrollment Rate
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