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Ladson-Billings, Gloria; Anderson, James D. – History of Education Quarterly, 2021
In the second half of the twentieth century, the ranks of Black teachers and school administrators declined precipitously. Today, less than 7 percent of American teachers are Black. This loss has had a number of consequences for schools and communities, but perhaps especially for Black students. As recent research has found, Black students benefit…
Descriptors: African American Teachers, Teacher Shortage, Futures (of Society), Educational Trends
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Anderson, James D. – History of Education Quarterly, 1993
Discusses the initial integration of African American scholars into U.S. higher educational institutions after World War II. Concludes that the practices of the post-World War II era placed a badge of inferiority on African American scholars at traditionally white universities that continues today. (CFR)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Black Culture, Black History, Black Institutions
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Anderson, James D. – History of Education Quarterly, 1978
Follows the educational awakening which stirred the American South from 1900-1920 and assesses the effects of northern philanthropists' interests in Black rural education. Suggests that the philanthropists' policies and programs were designed primarily to contribute to an economically efficient and politically stable Sourthern agricultural economy…
Descriptors: Blacks, Educational Assessment, Educational History, Educational Philosophy