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Ellis, Antonio L.; Hartlep, Nicholas D. – Educational Foundations, 2017
Stuttering places students at-risk for being stereotyped and experiencing identity difficulties in school. This study hoped to fill a lacuna in the literature on the educational experiences of African American male stutterers. Six African American adult males who stuttered and lived in Washington, DC; Maryland; and/or Virginia participated in this…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, African Americans, Males, Stuttering
Hughey, Matthew W. – Educational Foundations, 2006
On March 2, 1867, the Historically Black College or University (HBCU) Howard University (HU) was founded in Washington, D. C. Almost exactly one year later, the all white fraternity of Pi Kappa Alpha was founded at the University of Virginia. Over 100 years later, on February 18 2006, fifty-five HU students became charter members of Pi Kappa Alpha…
Descriptors: Ideology, Fraternities, Whites, Black Colleges
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Walsh, Daniel J.; And Others – Educational Foundations, 1992
Study examined why one school district required some children to take two years to reach first grade. Staff interviews, classroom observations, and demographic analysis indicated extra-yearing was implemented by a small, powerful few. More poor and fall-born children were placed in the program, which did not affect student achievement. (SM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Failure, Child Development, Decision Making