Black Male Achievement and the Community College
- Black Male Achievement And the Community College. Bush, Edward C.; Bush, Lawson // Black Issues in Higher Education;3/10/2005, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p44
Presents the results of a review of the African American male academic achievement and the community college provided by the office for community colleges of the California chancellor. Rank of African American men in terms of degrees earned; Assessment of the social and economic consequences of...
- How community college can be a stepping stone. Driscoll, Anne // National Catholic Reporter;11/2/2007, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p20a
The article reports on the research findings on the significance of community college to the students. Findings reveal that students who first attend community college originally aspire to transfer to a four-year college to earn a bachelor's degree. The study suggests that students who attend...
- Breaking Down the New Education Bill. Shields, Charles J. // District Administration;Aug2002, Vol. 38 Issue 8, p20
Outlines the provisions of the No Child Left Behind Act in the U.S. Requirements imposed by the bill about the features and uses of state tests; Achievement gap between African-American and Hispanic students; Implications for schools failing to meet performance objectives.
- No Child Left Behind. // Junior Scholastic;2/11/2002, Vol. 104 Issue 12, p4
Reports on the education bill signed by U.S. President George W. Bush that may change the way American children learn at school. Aim of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001; Allocation for U.S. elementary and secondary schools; Criticisms of the bill.
- Accountability Measures in `Straight A's' Questioned. Robelen, Erik W. // Education Week;03/22/2000, Vol. 19 Issue 28, p34
Presents information on a debate in the United States Congress over a proposal known as Academic Achievement for All Act or Straight A's in 2000. Provisions of the bill; Emphasis of the bill on rewards for success and penalties for failure; Problems with the proposal.
- Who's Got Next: SOTA's KEMET Academy as a Model to Improve the Community College to PhD Pipeline. Davis-Maye, Denise; Davis, Dannielle Joy; Bertrand Jones, Tamara // Journal of Negro Education;Summer2013, Vol. 82 Issue 3, p243
The authors present Sisters of the Academy's (SOTA) adaptation of the KEMET Academy model, an academic and cultural enrichment program for African American students attending under-resourced schools, to strengthen the pipeline for community college students from undergraduate through...
- Calif. community colleges pave the way for more Blacks on university campuses. Rodriguez, Antoinette // New York Amsterdam News;12/19/2002, Vol. 93 Issue 51, p40
Focuses on African American students in the community colleges of California. Increase in number of black students in the colleges of California; Reason for the increase; Admission programs offered by different colleges in Los Rios District, Sacramento County, California.
- Black Students in 21st Century Higher Education: A Closer Look at For- Profit and Community Colleges (Editor's Commentary). Iloh, Constance; Toldson, Ivory A. // Journal of Negro Education;Summer2013, Vol. 82 Issue 3, p205
The authors discuss their thoughts on the impact that U.S. community colleges and the for-profit higher education sector in the U.S. have on access to education, equality, and the academic achievement of African American higher education students as of summer 2013. The article discusses the...
- AFRICAN AMERICAN AND LATINA(O) COMMUNITY COLLEGE STUDENTS' SOCIAL CAPITAL AND STUDENT SUCCESS. SANDOVAL-LUCERO, ELENA; MAES, JOHANNA B.; KLINGSMITH, LIBBY // College Student Journal;Fall2014, Vol. 48 Issue 3, p522
Using a framework of social and cultural capital, this study examined successful African American and Latina/o community college students. Based on focus group interviews with twenty two African American and Latina/o undergraduates at an urban community college, the authors reveal how social and...