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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
Gordon, Edmund W., Ed. – 1969
The articles in this double issue of the "IRCD Bulletin" deal with the proposed decentralization of the New York City school system. Edmund Gordon argues that decentralization can provide the best organizational structure--(1) to make the schools accountable to the parents and communities they serve, (2) to place the responsibility for…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Black Power, Board of Education Policy, Community Influence
Gordon, Edmund W., Ed. – 1972
Contents of this issue of the NCRIEEO Newsletter include the following articles: (1) "Editor's commentary: background to the issue," by Edmund Gordon, which puts busing into perspective as an important educational resource--like physical facilities, instructional materials, and teachers--to be used to achieve educational and social…
Descriptors: Bus Transportation, Desegregation Effects, Desegregation Litigation, Desegregation Methods
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. – Pedagogical Inquiry and Praxis, 2001
This article describes affirmative development, a concept designed to complement colloquial notions of affirmative action, which emphasizes the creation and enhancement of competence in addition to the more traditional emphasis on the equitable reward of competence. In 1903 and 1958, W.E.B. DuBois examined whether 20th century problems related to…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Access to Education, Affirmative Action, Elementary Secondary Education
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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.; 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
Gordon, Edmund W. – American Educational Research Association, 2004
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark Brown v. Board of Education school desegregation decision. Yet despite half a century of efforts to improve educational opportunities for African American students and other minorities, a large achievement gap persists. By 12th grade, the average African American and…
Descriptors: Graduation, High Achievement, Minority Group Children, Academic Achievement
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Gordon, Edmund W.; Bridglall, Beatrice L. – Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education, 2006
This chapter is adapted from the address that inaugurated the American Educational Research Association annual lecture series commemorating the anniversary of the 1954 Supreme Court decision in the case "Brown v. Board of Education." The authors begin this chapter by paying tribute to Kenneth Bancroft Clark, who led the distinguished group of…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Equal Education, Educational Research, Educational Attainment
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Gordon, Edmund W. – Teachers College Record, 2003
The research literature on urban education has tended to focus on the problems of low-status minority groups, the complexity of urban school systems, and the financing and governance of such systems. Given this focus, the deeper problems and the significant opportunities associated with the condition of urbanicity have not yet been properly…
Descriptors: Urban Education, Student Diversity, Life Style, Cultural Influences
Weiss, Heather B.; Bouffard, Suzanne M.; Bridglall, Beatrice L.; Gordon, Edmund W. – Campaign for Educational Equity, Teachers College, Columbia University, 2009
One of the most powerful but neglected supports for children's learning and development is family involvement both in and out of school. Over 40 years of steadily accumulating evidence show that family involvement is one of the strongest predictors of children's school success, and that families play pivotal roles in their children's cognitive,…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Low Income, Economically Disadvantaged, Parent Participation
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.; Bridglall, Beatrice L. – Pedagogical Inquiry and Praxis, 2003
This report focuses on students who are underrepresented in the high academic achievement pool by calling attention to the important role that relational data management systems can play in educational decision making, particularly with regard to how they can be applied to closing the academic achievement gap. After explaining the need for data…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Aptitude, Data Collection, Decision Making
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
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