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King, LaGarrett J.; Brown, Keffrelyn – Negro Educational Review, 2014
Our study examined the experiences of three middle school teachers who created their own Black History Month curriculum. Although, the relevance of Black History Month is under scrutiny by opponents who feel it marginalized the history of Black Americans, proponents of this position have failed: to account for teachers who view and use this Month…
Descriptors: African American History, African American Achievement, Middle School Teachers, History Instruction
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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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Smith, Bettye P.; Johnson-Bailey, Juanita – Negro Educational Review, 2012
The purpose of this study was to describe student ratings of teaching effectiveness for women faculty at a Southern Research Extensive University. Of the 82 women faculty in this study, 61 or 74% were White, 13 or 16% were Black, and 8 or 10% were identified as "Other" (including Asians, Latinos, and Native Americans). Both undergraduate…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Women Faculty, Females, Course Evaluation
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Asbury, Charles A. – Negro Educational Review, 1984
Differences were investigated in perception of Black and White school psychologists regarding their professional role(s). Both gave a high rating to testing and assessment; Whites were less concerned than Blacks with reaching school objectives and identifying with other professionals on the Pupil Personnel Services (PPS) team. (CJM)
Descriptors: Blacks, Counselor Role, Elementary Secondary Education, Racial Differences
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Amin, Ruhul; Mariam, A. G. – Negro Educational Review, 1986
Among both Blacks and Whites, there were substantial improvements in housing quality between 1960 and 1974, but not so much between 1974 and 1978. However, even when socioeconomic factors were controlled, Blacks were found to occupy more structurally deficient, crowded, and older housing units than Whites. (GC)
Descriptors: Blacks, Housing Deficiencies, Housing Opportunities, Racial Differences
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Ortner, Donald R. – Negro Educational Review, 1984
The closing of public schools to prevent integration in Farmville, Virginia (1959-64) does not seem to have depressed Black aspirations. Results of the study described here show that, in terms of jobs and housing for the community in general and for their own group, Black aspirations exceed those of Whites. (CMG)
Descriptors: Aspiration, Black Attitudes, Blacks, Elementary Secondary Education
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White, Anthony J.; Brown, Sidney E. – Negro Educational Review, 1980
Reports on a study comparing the attrition-retention rates of White and Black college students during the years 1973-1976. Results indicated that attrition-retention was not statistically tied to race, sex, or race by sex; however, attrition rates were consistently lower for Blacks than for Whites. (Author/MK)
Descriptors: Blacks, College Attendance, Differences, Females