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Palmer, Robert T.; Davis, Ryan J.; Maramba, Dina C. – Negro Educational Review, 2010
Both predominantly White institutions (PWIs) and historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) are experiencing low academic persistence rates of Black males. While researchers have focused on factors facilitating the retention and persistence for Black males at PWIs, a paucity of contemporary research has focused on the academic and social…
Descriptors: African American Students, Role Models, Black Colleges, Academic Persistence
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Dawkins, Marvin P.; Braddock, Jomills J., II – Negro Educational Review, 1982
Among Blacks attending traditionally Black colleges and those attending traditionally White colleges, college experiences affected outcomes more significantly than social background or high school experience. Thus, type of college experience determined differences in academic achievement, occupational aspirations, and dropout proneness between…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Black Colleges, Black Students, College Students
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Norman, Diane E. – Negro Educational Review, 1978
As a variable related to students' perceptions of teachers, it is recommended that educators attend to racial classroom composition to improve the classroom environment for optimal learning conditions. (Author)
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Perception, Racial Composition, Student Attitudes
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Serwatka, Thomas; And Others – Negro Educational Review, 1986
Redressing the overrepresentation of Black students in certain special education classrooms involves (1) working to improve the identification and placement process; (2) helping parents to become more knowledgeable consumers of the educational system; (3) using the courts to defend Black and disabled students' rights; and (4) developing community…
Descriptors: Black Students, Elementary Secondary Education, Mild Mental Retardation, Racial Bias
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Foster, Lorn S. – Negro Educational Review, 1984
Examined differences in amount of Black representation on Southern school boards when one or more objections to electoral district changes have been filed by the Department of Justice (DOJ) under Section Five of the Voting Rights Act. Found that demographic and social data do not explain DOJ objections filed against the boards. (CJM)
Descriptors: Blacks, Boards of Education, Elections, Elementary Secondary Education
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Colston, Marshall H. – Negro Educational Review, 1980
Holds that (1) the disproportionate and discriminatory allocation of state resources to Black institutions, and (2) the reluctance of federal agencies to push for desegregation, have contributed to maintenance of the status quo with respect to the growth and development of Black universities in North Carolina. (Author/GC)
Descriptors: Black Colleges, College Desegregation, Enrollment Trends, Federal Government
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Bellamy, Donnie D. – Negro Educational Review, 1982
Despite the college's efforts to hire more White faculty and establish attractive programs, few White students have enrolled at Georgia's Fort Valley State College. The slow growth of White enrollment is due to a negative college image, White students' unreadiness for Black college experience, and inefficient implementation of desegregation plans.…
Descriptors: Black Colleges, Black Students, College Desegregation, College Segregation