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Tatum, Kimberly M.; Nichols, Joyce Coleman; Ferguson, Fernaundra – Negro Educational Review, 2008
Preparation for and admission to law school is challenging for many students. For a number of years law schools have used criteria for admission that included school rankings and testing. Schools have been ranked by "The U. S. News and World Report" magazine and potential students have been tested with the Law School Admission Test…
Descriptors: Legal Education (Professions), Law Schools, Testing, Affirmative Action
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Burney, DeAnna McKinnie – Negro Educational Review, The, 2006
Four-hundred and eight 14 to 19-year-old adolescents in grades 9 through 12 participated in this study. The Adolescent Anger Rating Scale was used to assess differences in expressed anger among participants. Specific styles of anger were measured: reactive, instrumental, and anger control. Results of this study suggest that males demonstrate…
Descriptors: High School Students, Emotional Response, Self Control, Gender Differences
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Rivers, Kenyatta O.; Rosa-Lugo, Linda I.; Hedrick, Dona L. – Negro Educational Review, The, 2004
The relationship between the frequency of African-American English (AAE) features used by African-American adolescent males (n = 16) and their performance on the seven clusters comprising the "Woodcock Language Proficiency Battery-Revised" (WLPB-R) was investigated. All participants were between the ages of 15 and 19 years who had a…
Descriptors: Writing Skills, Norms, Nonstandard Dialects, Males
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Vilme, Helene; Butler, Willie L. – Negro Educational Review, The, 2004
This study was designed to determine whether the length of time living in the United States negatively correlates with the ethnic identity of first generation Haitian high school students. The population cohort was a convenience sample of 83 Haitian high school students that included 41 females and 42 males. Phinney's Multi-Group Ethnic Identity…
Descriptors: High School Students, Latin Americans, Statistical Significance, Ethnicity
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Hoover, Mary E. Rhodes – Negro Educational Review, 1984
Argues that the Florida Teacher Certification Examination is culturally, linguistically, and philosophically biased against minorities. Suggested alternatives to testing are implementation of knowledge about effective schools, teacher workshops on effective techniques and attitudes for teaching nonachievers, and improved early education. (CMG)
Descriptors: Black Education, Black Teachers, Culture Fair Tests, Elementary Secondary Education
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Lloyd, R. Grann – Negro Educational Review, 1983
Black respondents to a questionnaire identified lack of motivation and lack of quality education as major problems of Black Duval County students. Busing for desegregation purposes, although not liked, was regarded as the least serious problem. (CMG)
Descriptors: Black Students, Busing, Educational Quality, Elementary Secondary Education
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Stoddard, Ann H. – Negro Educational Review, 1989
Reviews studies of adolescent pregnancy since 1982 and relates them to a study of teen pregnancy in Duval County (Florida). Discusses incidence, causes and health, social and economic consequences. (FMW)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Black Mothers, Early Parenthood, Minority Groups
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Lassiter, Roy L., Jr. – Negro Educational Review, 1974
Follows up an earlier article the purpose of which was to describe a tentative affirmative model in higher education under which significant achievements had been made; this sequal describes and analyzes the results of the Affirmative Action Program through the University's first year of operation. (Author/JM)
Descriptors: College Admission, Faculty Recruitment, Higher Education, Nonprofessional Personnel
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Nathanson, David E. – Negro Educational Review, 1982
Blacks in Florida do not have equal access to the most attractive professional fields, at the fairest prices, at the highest levels, and in the geographic locations where there is both a need for higher education programs and a large Black population. (Author/GC)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Blacks, Geographic Location, Graduate Study
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Floyd, Marilyn J.; Kersey, Harry A., Jr. – Negro Educational Review, 1977
Examines the aspects of Stowe's background which impelled her to participate in the education of Freedmen in Florida after her family moved there in the 1860s. Notes that this brief period of educational and religious service to blacks has been little noted by her biographers although it may offer the best measure of her feeling for the ex-slave.…
Descriptors: Biographies, Black Education, Black History, Educational History
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Traynham, Earle C.; Green, Glenda – Negro Educational Review, 1977
Examines the salaries of full-time faculty at the University of North Florida to determine if differences exist between salaries for white faculty and black faculty, and determines the extent to which black and white faculty differ in productivity. No evidence of discrimination against blacks is found. (Author/JM)
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Black Teachers, Case Studies, College Faculty
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Mercer, Walter A. – Negro Educational Review, 1982
The requirement of higher scores on standardized tests for admission to colleges and universities and to teacher education programs discriminates against Blacks, who have less advantaged backgrounds than Whites. This requirement and poor Black performance on the Florida Teacher Certification Examination may diminish the pool of Black teachers in…
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Black Students, Black Teachers, Educational Discrimination