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Wallace, Sherri L.; Moore, Sharon E.; Curtis, Carla M. – Negro Educational Review, 2014
The number of Black women in the academy is small. Further, that number decreases as the academic and administrative ranks increase. Yet, these scholars and social agents play roles vital to education. This reflective essay describes the experiences of three Black female scholars at Predominately White Institutions. Using personal narratives as an…
Descriptors: African American Teachers, Females, Scholarship, Institutional Characteristics
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Parsons, Eileen Carlton; Turner, Kea – Negro Educational Review, 2014
Racial equality and racial equity in U.S. education has been elusive although decades of education reform have them as goals. Current discourse advocate colorblind and post-racial solutions to racial inequality and racial inequity in education; these solutions implicate presentism, a view that exclusively circumscribes the existence of present-day…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Educational Change, Educational History, Case Studies
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Woolley, Michael E.; Strutchens, Marilyn E.; Gilbert, Melissa C.; Martin, W. Gary – Negro Educational Review, 2010
Student self-report data from 933 Black middle school students and standardized mathematics test scores (SAT-10) were used to examine the relationship among student perceptions of teacher expectations and reform instructional practices, aspects of student motivation, and three student mathematics performance outcomes--time spent studying, expected…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Structural Equation Models, Mathematics Tests, Student Motivation
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Rucker, Walter C.; Jubilee, Sabriya Kaleen – Negro Educational Review, The, 2007
As slavery ended, Black Georgians developed unique solutions to the many problems they faced in attaining literacy and other educational goals. In terms of some of their earlier efforts, we describe a pattern in which local Black communities in Georgia sought to create and fund their own schools at primary, secondary, and post-secondary levels. In…
Descriptors: Social Change, African Americans, African American Culture, Literacy Education
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Garth-McCullough, Ruanda – Negro Educational Review, The, 2007
While reform options such as creating new schools seem tempting, they challenge the ills of public schools with new school creation under the same system. Of interest are the lessons that can be gleaned from teachers at a new small school that serves a Black American population. A theory on declining institutions was used to explore teachers'…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Small Schools, Educational Quality, African American Students
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Russell, Melody L. – Negro Educational Review, The, 2005
Historically, lack of access to educational opportunities has been a constant and unfortunate reality for many African Americans. As a result of tracking and ability grouping many African American students lack the necessary accoutrement for persistence in the sciences. Some critical factors for the persistence and success of African American…
Descriptors: Urban Areas, Rural Areas, Academic Persistence, Educational Change
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Taylor, Jerome – Negro Educational Review, The, 2005
If effects of education reforms in the future are similar to effects of education reforms in the past, it may take between 65 and 780 years to close racial achievement gaps in math and science (Taylor, in preparation). From a review of the literature, I found that educational reforms, directed toward eliminating achievement differences associated…
Descriptors: Race, Empowerment, Urban Schools, Community Leaders
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Siegle, Peter E.; Torrence, Andrew P. – Negro Educational Review, 1959
This paper, published in 1959, addresses adult education for blacks. Six categories of vocational, remedial, and continuing needs of blacks are identified: (1) rights, privileges, and obligations of citizenship; (2) economic competence; (3) adjustment to rapid social change; (4) attitude changes and self-image; (5) higher levels of basic…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Black Education, Blacks, Educational Change
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London, Clement B. G. – Negro Educational Review, 1981
Suggests that higher education in the U.S. is in a stage of conflict due to limited postcollege employment opportunities and changing social mores and ideologies. Holds that current efforts to cut educational goods and services must not sacrifice Black, working class, and minority students. (GC)
Descriptors: Blacks, Educational Change, Equal Education, Futures (of Society)
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Gill, Walter – Negro Educational Review, 1992
Looks at the current plight of the African-American male, exploring the role of the dominant culture, mass media, and low self-esteem. Describes a possible cure, citing five areas for action, calling for year-round school in some urban areas, exploring Afrocentric curricula, and considering rites of passage programs. (JB)
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Afrocentrism, Black Achievement, Black Community
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White, Clarence, Jr. – Negro Educational Review, 1983
Reviews efforts by Black Americans to gain social justice and equality through education. Traces the civil rights movement from the 1954 Supreme Court Brown decision and the Montgomery (Alabama) bus strike and examines the philosophy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on education as an instrument of social justice. (AOS)
Descriptors: Activism, Blacks, Civil Rights, Educational Change
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Andero, Abraham A. – Negro Educational Review, 1994
Explores the successful implementation of an improvement to the Nigerian secondary education system after departing from the inherited British system. Nigeria moved toward the American model of junior and senior secondary education. College preparatory and vocational education are being complemented by general education for all. (SLD)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Educational Innovation
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Pritscher, Conrad; Brooks, Clifford – Negro Educational Review, 1992
The goal of good education is to have each student decide for himself or herself what will secure or endanger his or her freedom. Ways in which education has socialized people to fit into a racist society are discussed, and suggestions are given for reducing racism in the classroom. (SLD)
Descriptors: Decision Making, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Objectives
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Egar, Emmanuel E.; Eddy, John P. – Negro Educational Review, 1992
Reviews the history of the historically black Bishop College (Marshall and Dallas, Texas) and explores reasons for its closing in 1988. The impact of the Dallas Community College system on potential students is an important factor in the school's decline. Some weaknesses in the college's planning and administration are discussed. (SLD)
Descriptors: Administration, Black Colleges, Black Education, Black History
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Hilliard, Asa G., III – Negro Educational Review, 1987
The Learning Potential Assessment Device and Instrumental Enrichment are two much needed improvements in education. Used in tandem, they rectify previous problems of testing and teaching by providing an unbiased assessment device which does not rely on labels for categories of learners. (VM)
Descriptors: Ability Identification, Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education
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