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McBay, Shirley M. – 1986
This report examines the racial climate on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) campus and makes a series of recommendations for improvements in several areas. It reveals evidence of racial and other problems on the MIT campus through information gained in two surveys: The 1984 Quality of Student Life Survey, and the 1985 Black Alumni…
Descriptors: Black Students, College Environment, Higher Education, Minority Groups
Young, William C., Comp.; Hicks, Edward L., Comp. – 1989
Developed to assist parents and students in finding sources of postsecondary financial aid, this annotated listing provides a brief summary of the basic information about a selected list of financial aid sources designed primarily for minority groups and women, or available to all students. The listings provide names and addresses, background…
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, American Indians, Asian Americans, Black Students
Shaffer, Susan Morris, Comp. – 1989
The more than 300 films and videos listed in this annotated filmography for use by educators and their students are presented in 14 categories: (1) Biases in Early Childhood Education; (2) Career and Vocational Opportunities; (3) Curriculum Equity; (4) Discrimination in Employment; (5) Equity in Sports; (6) A Legal Context; (7) Male Sex Role…
Descriptors: Age Discrimination, Disability Discrimination, Equal Education, Ethnic Discrimination
Scheetz, L. Patrick – 1988
Results from the 18th annual Recruiting Trends survey completed by the Collegiate Employment Research Institute for Career Development and Placement Services at Michigan State University are presented. For this 1988-89 survey, cross-sections of employers from business, industry, government, and education were contacted, and responses were received…
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Civil Rights, College Graduates, Demography
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Gelfland, Mary – Update on Law-Related Education, 1995
Presents a secondary school simulation activity to help students understand major concepts underlying affirmative action programs. Includes student objectives and step-by-step instructional procedures. Provides a student handout and supplemental data table. (CFR)
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Cultural Differences, Cultural Pluralism, Equal Opportunities (Jobs)
Winter, Frank H. – 1988
The history of Filipino immigrants to the United States and the contributions they have made to American society are discussed in this book which is part of a series for children. The Philippines is the only nation in Asia that is predominantly Christian and English-speaking. The country was a colony of the United States from 1896 to 1946, and…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Childrens Literature, Cultural Background, Economic Factors
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Gelfand, M. David – Update on Law-Related Education, 1995
Asserts that the United States has a long, sad history of discrimination against minority rights. Discusses the origins and history of minority inclusion or affirmative action programs. Includes a special report on the "English Only" movement. (CFR)
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Bilingual Education, Cultural Differences, Cultural Pluralism
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Office of Occupational and Career Education. – 1982
This workbook is the fourth in a series of four student workbooks designed to prepare youth with the employability skills needed for the world of work. The four student workbooks contain all phases of employability skills in seven individual packages. This workbook on overcoming job problems includes two learning packages--one on opening closed…
Descriptors: Career Education, Employment Potential, Employment Problems, Equal Opportunities (Jobs)
Saint Paul Public Schools, MN. – 1982
This booklet provides gereral information on minority women (Blacks, Hispanics, Asian Americans, and American Indians) in math and science careers and profiles of specific women in these fields. Part 1 gives brief profiles (approximately 150 words each) of 40 minority women in math and science careers. Each biography gives the individuals' current…
Descriptors: American Indians, Asian Americans, Blacks, Equal Opportunities (Jobs)
Northwest Regional Educational Lab., Portland, OR. Center for National Origin, Race and Sex Equity. – 1988
This handbook focuses on parent, student, and staff responsibilities as they relate to the achievement of an excellent and equitable education for all students. Equity should be a major concern of all schools as an approach to teaching that extends through the grades. Responsibilities are listed for school staff members (administrators and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Bias, Educational Opportunities, Educationally Disadvantaged