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Ellis, James M.; Rowley, Larry Lee; Nellum, Christopher J.; Smith, Chauncey D. – Urban Education, 2018
Black male adolescents face unique barriers in schools that may contribute to racial disparities in educational outcomes. Their social-cognitive strengths, however, influence their confidence to be academically successful despite these barriers. This study explored whether racial academic stereotypes and racial centrality were associated with and…
Descriptors: Alienation, Males, Stereotypes, Race
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Hill, K. Dara – Urban Education, 2009
This study chronicles the historical divisions of race and class between Detroit and its suburban neighbor as an explanation for current tensions in the communities and schools. This analysis poses implications for educational apartheid and stark disparities between urban and suburban boundaries and consequent discomfort among practitioners when…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Suburban Schools, Racial Bias, School Desegregation
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Pasch, Marvin; And Others – Urban Education, 1990
Describes the key features of a new and unconventional teacher preparation program intended to provide urban minority students with skills and incentive to be educators. Discusses how the success of the program will be evaluated. Describes the Urban Teacher Program in Michigan, a collaboration among two school districts and three colleges. (JS)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Mentors, Minority Group Teachers, Participant Characteristics
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Rafky, David M. – Urban Education, 1972
Second part of an article which appeared in the January 1972 issue of Urban Education," volume 6, number 4. (RJ)
Descriptors: Blue Collar Occupations, Political Attitudes, Political Influences, Political Power
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Bosco, James; Robin, Stanley – Urban Education, 1974
To determine the effects of busing, this study compared 1971/72 enrollments in the public schools in Kalamazoo and Pontiac, Michigan with enrollment size and trends between 1966 and 1970. (Author/SF)
Descriptors: Bus Transportation, Desegregation Effects, Enrollment Trends, Parent Attitudes
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Darden, Joe T.; Jacob, Susan – Urban Education, 1981
Investigated participation in high school clubs and organizations by Black and White students before and after the implementation of court ordered desegregation in three cities. Found that participation of both groups is lower in schools that have undergone relatively rapid shifts in racial composition. (Author/GC)
Descriptors: Black Students, Clubs, Desegregation Effects, Extracurricular Activities
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Stein, Jay M. – Urban Education, 1978
The purpose of this study is to examine the concept of "municipal overburden", the way it has been operationalized by some states, and its relationship to school district fiscal capacity. (Author)
Descriptors: Community Characteristics, Disadvantaged, Educational Finance, Environmental Influences
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Osborne, Donald L. – Urban Education, 1977
A study compared 311 junior high school students who received suspensions with 2,050 who did not. The relationship of suspension to student's race, sex, and academic achievement test scores was examined. It was found that white higher achievers were suspended less often than any other group. (GC)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Black Students, Junior High Schools, Racial Factors
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Bosco, James J.; Robin, Stanley S. – Urban Education, 1976
Notes that white flight is not universal: it depends upon the city as context. (Author)
Descriptors: Black Education, Bus Transportation, Comparative Analysis, Desegregation Effects
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Gigliotti, Richard J.; Brookover, Wilbur B. – Urban Education, 1975
In order to test the contention that there is a core of variables whose presence or absence is crucial for the emergence and maintenance of a climate of success or failure and of competence or incompetence, data from pairs of high and low achieving schools matched for percent white, locale, and socio-economic status were analyzed. (Author/JM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Comparative Analysis, Elementary Schools, Family Influence