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Gordon, Edmund W.; Miller, Julia Wang – 1970
"Planning Educational Change: Vol. III, Integrating the Desegregated School," by Chesler, Jorgensen, and Erenberg is reviewed in this issue of the "NCRIEEO Newsletter." The book in question tries to provide teachers and administrators with methods for improving race relations in desegregated schools. Some of the techniques suggested include role…
Descriptors: Book Reviews, Desegregation Methods, Desegregation Plans, Discussion Groups
Gordon, Edmund W.; Thomas, Charles L. – 1969
Universities are being faced with the problem of how they can best carry out their functions and pursue standards of academic excellence with youth who, because of social, economic and educational disadvantages, deviate markedly from traditional academic norms. Many institutions have initiated special programs or practices designed for these…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Higher Education, Minority Groups
Ruchkin, Judith P.; Gordon, Edmund W. – 1972
The first of two articles, "Some trends and countertrends," is a retrospective analysis of both the trends that have supported expanded higher educational opportunities and of intervening issues that have interfered with the inherently expansionist trends. A subtle but crucial distinction is made between trends towards expanded opportunities in…
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Black Colleges, Black Education, College Entrance Examinations
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Gordon, Edmund W.; Terrell, MoliDawn D. – American Psychologist, 1981
The present social and political climate is marked by an increasing appreciation of human diversity and of society's need to accommodate such diversity. The social context for testing is thus fundamentally different from that in which standardized testing developed. Testing should now be more concerned with facilitating equal opportunity.…
Descriptors: Educational Testing, Justice, Minority Groups, Psychological Testing
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Yowell, Constance M.; Gordon, Edmund W. – Journal of Negro Education, 1996
Critiques recent efforts to improve the capacity of human service institutions to meet the needs of urban youth, and identifies the dissonance between the risk factors associated with these youth's cultural identities and the norms of the social institutions serving them. Discusses ways of overcoming this dissonance. (GR)
Descriptors: Conflict of Interest, Criticism, Cultural Influences, Disadvantaged
Gordon, Edmund W.; Coates, Deborah L. – 1978
The Interdisciplinary Generic Training Program (IGTP) was designed to train graduate students in related mental health fields, as well as persons without formal mental health training, to deliver team approach social services sensitive to inner city community and family life. During the last year of the program, staff members requested a…
Descriptors: Community Services, Family Life, Graduate Study, Higher Education
Goldberg, Gertrude S.; Gordon, Edmund W. – IRCD Bulletin, 1968
This bulletin on the Puerto Rican migrant consists primarily of (1) a review of research which examines the social science literature dealing with the island background of the Puerto Rican immigrant as well as his life on "La Vida" which questions whether the family described by Lewis is representative of slum dwellers in urban San Juan…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Annotated Bibliographies, Book Reviews, Child Rearing
GORDON, EDMUND W.; WILKERSON, DOXEY A. – 1966
THE DISADVANTAGED POPULATION IS IDENTIFIED AND SPECIFIC COMPENSATORY EDUCATION PROGRAMS ARE DESCRIBED IN THIS COMPENDIUM, ANALYSIS, AND CRITICAL EVALUATION OF COMPENSATORY EDUCATION IN THE UNITED STATES. SUBJECTS SPECIFICALLY DISCUSSED ARE--(1) THE STATUS OF COMPENSATORY EDUCATION, (2) INNOVATIONS IN SCHOOL PROGRAMS AND STAFFING PATTERNS, (3)…
Descriptors: Colleges, Community Involvement, Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged
Gordon, Edmund W.; Jaramillo, Mari-Luci – 1972
The first paper in this booklet summarizes the desegregation strategies that have been used either singly or in combination to ethnically balance schools. An overview of the services and resources available to school districts from the National Center for Research and Information for Equal Educational Opportunities is also presented. Some of the…
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Children, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences
Orfield, Gary; Kahlenberg, Richard D.; Gordon, Edmund W.; Genesee, Fred; Slocumb, Paul D.; Payne, Ruby K. – Principal, 2000
In this special section, various authors (in separate articles) discuss the new face of school segregation; socioeconomic integration--a plan to mix poor and middle-class students; and ways to bridge the minority achievement gap, teach linguistically diverse students, and identify and nurture the gifted poor. (MLH)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Bilingual Education, De Facto Segregation, Diversity (Student)
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
Miller, LaMar P., Ed.; Gordon, Edmund W., Ed. – 1974
The content of this book is embedded in two historical frameworks. The first is the history of American education in which the basic underlying premise is that education is a means of achieving equality in our society. The other is the development of educational research in the United States which was founded on a deep conviction that one could…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, Compensatory Education, Educational Opportunities
Zigler, Edward F., Ed.; Gordon, Edmund W., Ed. – 1982
In this book of articles on day care, policy analyses of day care delivery are combined with recent research on the effects of day care. The authors include experimental psychologists, psychiatrists, economists, public health workers, pediatricians, and early childhood educators. Among the issues investigated are the influence of day care on…
Descriptors: Attachment Behavior, Blacks, Child Caregivers, Child Development
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