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Biggs, Shirley A. – Negro Educational Review, 1992
Examines problems that afflict African-American males in education. Looks at the current suggestion that separate education for African-American males may be a solution. Argues that separation is not the answer because of a historical legacy of separation. Suggests alternatives including after-school and weekend all-male clubs and activities. (JB)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Black Achievement, Black Community, Black Education
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Grant, Patrick – Negro Educational Review, 1992
Asks whether special education is designed to keep African-American boys out of the mainstream of education and also looks at questions of a passive conspiracy to destroy African-American males and the role of racism. Discusses special education legislation, and argues that African-American boys are not being adequately educated. (JB)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Black Achievement, Black Education, Black Influences
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Richardson, F. C. – Negro Educational Review, 1992
Reviews some of the possible causes for the current crisis among African-American males, including a crisis of faith in education and problems with public schools. Discusses possible strategies for improvement: whole community response, successful programs, renewed faith in education, and national forums. (JB)
Descriptors: Black Achievement, Black Community, Black Education, Black Influences
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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