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Stoddard, Ann H. – Negro Educational Review, 1984
Discusses bias in intelligence testing and the misuse of intelligence tests scores. Suggests that use of such tests be limited or supported by other modes of evaluation. (CJM)
Descriptors: Culture Fair Tests, Educational Planning, Elementary Secondary Education, Grouping (Instructional Purposes)
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Willie, Charles V. – Negro Educational Review, 1981
Holds that Blacks and Whites have conflicting perceptions regarding the educational goals of school desegregation. Says that Whites should be recruited by predominantly Black educational institutions, asserting that minority status would permit Whites to liberate themselves from their self-oppressive ideology of racial superiority. (Author/GC)
Descriptors: Black Colleges, Black Institutions, Desegregation Effects, Educational Objectives
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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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Grant, Marvin L. – Negro Educational Review, 1992
Reviews the struggle for access to education waged by minorities after the Brown decision (1954), considering both gains and losses in the search for educational equity. New tactics are needed to move to a truly multicultural education. (SLD)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Busing, Court Litigation, Educational History
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Weiss, John G. – Negro Educational Review, 1987
For Blacks and Hispanics, standardized admission tests and licensing exams are barriers to schools and occupations. Case studies are presented of college admission tests and teacher testing that place women and minorities at a disadvantage. Test biases and misuse must be eliminated and new forms of evaluation must be developed. (VM)
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Aptitude Tests, College Entrance Examinations, Elementary Secondary Education
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Cole, Beverly P. – Negro Educational Review, 1987
Using college entrance exams as a primary criterion for college admission discriminates against minorities and the poor, but the practice continues. Coaching for these exams is done in test preparation clinics. One clinic run by the NAACP substantially raised the scores of Blacks but not those of minorities as a whole. (VM)
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Black Students, College Admission, College Entrance Examinations
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Swift, John S., Jr. – Negro Educational Review, 1986
The recent calls for the restructuring of secondary education provide little assurance that the educational situation of Blacks and other minorities will improve. Through such efforts as the College Board's Educational Equality Project, Blacks must take a leadership role in demanding equality as well as excellence. (KH)
Descriptors: Black Leadership, Blacks, Educational Improvement, Educational Quality
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Gill, Robert Lewis – Negro Educational Review, 1978
Supreme Court rulings during 1976-78 on capital punishment; criminal justice and prisoner rights; busing and school desegregation; discrimination in housing and employment; rights of illegitimates and family relations; abortion, voting rights, tenant landlord relations; and "reverse discrimination" have had a significant impact on Black…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Civil Rights, Correctional Institutions, Elementary Secondary Education