Citations with the tag: AFRICAN Americans -- Education
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- Enhancing the cultural identity of early adolescent male...
Bass, Christopher K.; Coleman, Hardin K. // Professional School Counseling; Dec97 Special Issue, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p48
Describes a school-based, Africentric program designed to prepare African American males to take full advantage of the educational opportunities available within the educational system. Methods used in the program; Design and procedure; Average of teachers' ratings of students' behavior. ...
- Black studies: An education or the reflection of a crisis?
Early, Gerald // Academic Questions; Fall98, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p12
Presents the essay `Black Studies: An Education or the Reflection of a Crisis,' delivered at the seventh general conference of the National Association of Scholars in New Orleans, Louisiana on December 12, 1997.
- Colleges and universities where African Americans constitute at lease 25 percent of studen...
Early, Gerald // Black Issues in Higher Education; 11/13/97, Vol. 14 Issue 19, p26
Presents a listing of colleges and universities in the United States, in which African Americans constitute at least 25 percent of student enrollment.
- Washington update.
Dervarics, Charles // Black Issues in Higher Education; 04/02/98, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p4
Presents information on happenings in higher education of Blacks in the United States. Details on the challenges which educators working on the reauthorization of the Higher education Act (HEA) face; Indepth look at a Senate legislation which would aid in preserving and restoring historic...
- What's new.
Dervarics, Charles // Black Issues in Higher Education; 05/28/98, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p9
Presents news development about programs, accreditations and opportunities for African Americans' higher education in the United States as of May 28, 1998. Simmons College's launching of three novel programs; Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University's establishment of the Center for...
- Celebrating and deconstructing our educational progress.
Malveaux, Julianne // Black Issues in Higher Education; 07/23/98, Vol. 15 Issue 11, p64
Comments on the US Census Bureau report `Educational Attainment in the United States.' Upward trend in the educational attainment of African Americans in 1997; High school completion rate for Whites; Role of affirmative action in educational attainment; Difference between high school completion...
- Programs, accreditations & opportunities.
Malveaux, Julianne // Black Issues in Higher Education; 10/01/98, Vol. 15 Issue 16, p11
Presents news items pertaining to Afro-American education as of October 1998. Philander Smith College's establishment of an academic discipline dedicated to the study of Black families; Amoco Foundation's launching of the Minority Engineering Recruitment and Retention Initiative.
- Afrocentric weapons in the recruitment and retention wars.
Hikes, Zenobia Lawrence // Black Issues in Higher Education; 10/01/98, Vol. 15 Issue 16, p84
Discusses issues pertaining to Afro-American education. Parents' interest in an educational institution's academic reputation specific to Afro-Americans; Conservative right's disingenuous call for a color-blind society; American institutions as products of its citizen's cultural differences and...
- What can we do to help black children beat the odds?
Edelman, Marian Wright // Black Collegian; Apr Special Anniversary Issue, Vol. 21, p112
Stresses the responsibility of black adults in inculcating the values that will help their youth beat the odds as they make their way through life. Importance for blacks to take their education seriously; Necessity of planning and economic stability in guaranteeing marriage; Working toward...
- America's classrooms.
Edelman, Marian Wright // Black Enterprise; Sep84, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p34
Increasingly, many educators now are coming to the conclusion that the persistent gap between Black and White educational achievement has less to do with teaching techniques than it does with racial or class stereotypes. All of the panaceas in the world can accomplish little for Black...
- Black independent schools.
Giles, Dari // Essence (Essence); Sep95, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p124
Focuses on Black-owned schools. Diverse day schools; Boarding schools; Tuition fees.
- Blacks' high school dropout rate has declined, report.
Giles, Dari // Jet; 7/9/90, Vol. 78 Issue 13, p22
Reports on the significant drop in the annual dropout rate for black high school students during the 1980s, from 9.6 percent to 6.3 percent, according to a new Census report.
- Record number of black students earned doctorates in 1995, study reveals.
Giles, Dari // Jet; 07/01/96, Vol. 90 Issue 7, p38
Cites a report from the National Research Council which shows that a record number of Afro-Americans earned doctorate degrees in 1995. Comparison with 1994 figures; Blacks as still underrepresented in the doctorate pool; Afro-American women as earning the majority of all non-science doctorates.
- African-American children and the educational process: Alleviating cultural discontinuity through...
Allen, Brenda A.; Boykin, A. Wade // School Psychology Review; 1992, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p586
Attempts to establish that contextual factors informed by certain postulated cultural experiences can influence the cognitive performance of Afro-American children. Model designed to explain link between culture and cognition; Rationale for the school failure exhibited; Enhancement of task...
- The problems of the twenty-first century: Black Studies...
Conyers Jr., James L. // Western Journal of Black Studies; Summer97, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p117
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- Black parents want focus on academics.
Bradley, Ann // Education Week; 08/05/98, Vol. 17 Issue 43, p1
Reports on a survey conducted by Public Agenda, a nonpartisan public-opinion research firm in New York City, which indicated that African American parents want public schools to focus on achievement, rather than on racial diversity and integration. Percentage of black parents that favored...
- Education today.
Bradley, Ann // New York Amsterdam News; 05/10/97, Vol. 88 Issue 19, p35
Presents information on news relating to education of blacks in the State of New York. Doctor Rudolph F. Crew will be honored at the Community Night; Host of the event; Venue for the event; Who will benefit from proceeds gained from the events; Wanda Cruz Lopez awarded her master's degree from...
- All things not being equal: The case for race separate schools.
Steele, Roberta L. // Case Western Reserve Law Review; Winter93, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p591
Supports the adoption of the African-American Immersion School on a trial basis. Immersion School as a race-exclusive but co-educational institution; Goals of the school; Concerns about the isolation of African-American children from mainstream society.
- Many in politics, civil rights movements and education have agendas to which truth and the facts are
Sowell, Thomas // Enterprise/Salt Lake City; 8/21/95, Vol. 25 Issue 8, p15
Argues that those in politics, in the civil rights movements and in the educational establishment have different agendas regarding issues affecting the education of Afro-Americans.
- Why blacks are not going to college.
Bracey, G.W. // Phi Delta Kappan; Feb92, Vol. 73 Issue 6, p494
Reports on a study published in the October 1991 issue of `Sociology of Education' by University of Wisconsin, Madison researchers Robert Hauser and Douglas Anderson. Main finding is that college enrollments for blacks declined in the late 1970s and the 1980s because of lack of money.
- African-American immersion schools in Milwaukee: A view from the inside.
Leake, D.; Leaker, B. // Phi Delta Kappan; Jun92, Vol. 73 Issue 10, p783
Discusses African-American immersion schools. Typical reaction is that such schools are segregationist; Real aim is to create population of academically competent, self-confident individuals; Key concepts derived from African concept of educational social process.
- Frustrations of an African-American parent: A personal and professional account.
Boutte, G.S. // Phi Delta Kappan; Jun92, Vol. 73 Issue 10, p786
Discusses the author's experiences with her daughter's schooling in a predominantly white elementary school. Did not want daughter `tracked' as below average; Urges teachers to examine racial beliefs and practices to eliminate discriminatory behavior; Racial issues can be defused by teachers...
- A tale not widely told.
Lewis, Anne C. // Phi Delta Kappan; Nov92, Vol. 74 Issue 3, p196
Presents some information about black youngsters in the nation's schools. Blacks have been steadily narrowing gap between themselves and whites in math and science proficiency; Average reading proficiency of blacks higher than 20 years ago; Between 1976 and 1992 mean scores of black students on...
- Self-help at its best.
Lewis, Anne C. // Newsweek; 3/16/87, Vol. 109 Issue 11, p8
Opinion. A senior admissions officer at Harvard University says the scholastic credentials of ghetto students are at their lowest in 17 years. Too few programs are being developed by black America itself to help relieve the problem. Black youngsters must be convinced that academic...
- News wrap-up.
Lewis, Anne C. // Black Issues in Higher Education; 8/08/96, Vol. 13 Issue 12, p26
Presents higher education news relevant to Afro-Americans for the week of August 8, 1996. Retirement of Dr. Cordell Wynn from Stillman College; Number of General Educational Development recipients; Success of the fundraising efforts for the College Fund/United Negro College Fund. INSETS: A...
- News wrap-up.
Fields, Cheryl D. // Black Issues in Higher Education; 12/26/96, Vol. 13 Issue 22, p33
Reports on developments related to higher education of African Americans as of December 26, 1996. Includes Spellman College's search for a new college president; Anita Hill's plans to become a visiting professor at the University of California-Berkeley; Michael Eric Dyson's appointment as...
- News wrap-up.
Fields, Cheryl D. // Black Issues in Higher Education; 01/09/97, Vol. 13 Issue 23, p35
Reports on news and developments related to Afro-American higher education. Includes the recognition of Ebonics or Black English; Zell Miller's receiving the John A. Griffin Award for Advancing Equity in Education from the Southern Education Foundation; Lou Rawls Parade of Stars to benefit The...
- Free education students of African descent.
Person-Lynn, Kwaku // Black Issues in Higher Education; 01/09/97, Vol. 13 Issue 23, p108
Proposes Education Free Zones which would allow Afro-American students to attend designated colleges or universities for free in the United States. Compensation of people of African descent for the years of free labor provided during slavery in America; Comments on the movement for reparations;...
- Washington update.
Dervarics, Charles // Black Issues in Higher Education; 01/23/97, Vol. 13 Issue 24, p6
Presents government rules related to higher education of blacks. Changes in the Congressional Black Caucus and other panels for 1997; Participation of historically and predominantly black colleges and universities in a federal program to recruit students as reading tutors for disadvantaged...
- News wrap-up.
Dervarics, Charles // Black Issues in Higher Education; 01/23/97, Vol. 13 Issue 24, p33
Presents developments related to higher education of blacks. Job cuts at the University of the District of Columbia in Washington; Refusal of two female cadets who filed allegations of harassment at the Citadel in South Carolina to return to the military college; Appointment of Doug Williams as...
- News wrap-up.
Dervarics, Charles // Black Issues in Higher Education; 02/20/97, Vol. 13 Issue 26, p50
Presents news items related to the higher education of Afro-Americans as of February 20, 1997. Includes Attorney General Dan Morales' views on a court decision prohibiting the use of race as a factor in admissions or financial aid decisions in Texas schools; Appropriation of funds for...
- Patterson Research Institute reports on educational profile of African Americans.
Ruffins, Paul // Black Issues in Higher Education; 03/20/97, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p14
Details the Patterson Research Institute's report on the educational profile of African Americans. Exploration of the participation of African Americans in postsecondary education; Improvement in black enrollment in higher education; Increase in black enrollment in first professional schools;...
- News wrap-up.
Ruffins, Paul // Black Issues in Higher Education; 03/20/97, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p37
Presents news items relating to African-Americans in higher education as of March 20, 1997. US President Bill Clinton's speech to the American Council on Education; Hearing on Grambling State University's allegations on illegal out-of-season practices and tryouts; Affirmative action suits filed...
- Positions directory.
Ruffins, Paul // Black Issues in Higher Education; 05/29/97, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p67
Presents a directory relating to black issues in higher education.
- African American doctoral degress--all disciplines combined.
Ruffins, Paul // Black Issues in Higher Education; 07/24/97, Vol. 14 Issue 11, p24
Presents statistical information on African American doctoral degrees.
- Black private schools.
Tice, Terrence N. // Education Digest; Feb1993, Vol. 58 Issue 6, p52
Cites the Spring 1992 `Journal of Negro Education' which was devoted to `African Americans and Independent Schools: Status, Attainment, and Issues.' Traditions; Following the Civil War; Organization by the Nation of Islam since 1930s; Details.
- Black America and school choice: Charting a new course.
Barnes, Robin D. // Yale Law Journal; Jun97, Vol. 106 Issue 8, p2375
Examines the educational opportunities for Afro-Americans. Role of autonomy in accessing quality education; Failure of school desegregation; Fundamental characteristics for creating successful schools; Potential of charter schools; Importance of involvement of parents in their children's education.
- The status of African Americans in higher education.
Stevens, Joann // Liberal Education; Summer97, Vol. 83 Issue 3, p40
Comments on the trends relevant to the gains in higher education attained by Afro-Americans in the 1990s. Research findings indicating the difficulties and challenges facing Afro-Americans in higher education; Instances of discrimination in college access; Issues relevant to socioeconomic...
- 50 years of black education.
Jones, Lisa C. // Ebony; Sep1995, Vol. 50 Issue 11, p69
Focuses on the education of Afro-Americans. Historical background; Education of black professors; Racial discrimination; State of college campuses; Progress made by Black College students in the 1970s; Student rallies.
- Defining the Situation.
Stewart, Mac A. // Negro Educational Review; Jan2005, Vol. 56 Issue 1, p1
Presents an introduction to the January 2005 issue of the journal "Negro Educational Review."
- Why is black educational achievement rising?
Armor, David J. // Public Interest; Summer92, Issue 108, p65
Explores the causes of black achievement gains. Black and white achievement trends; Misleading statistics; School desegregation; Compensatory education; Socioeconomic status; Implications for education policy; ; Details.
- Bridges to Africa.
Bailey, Willia // Educational Leadership; Feb1994, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p86
Focuses on the Building Bridges Project initiated by the author to bridge African American elementary school students to their African roots. Importance of ancestral pride in the self-esteem of children; Description of the project; List of letters sent to and received from Africa.
- More blacks attending college, but still underrepresented.
Bailey, Willia // Jet; 3/17/97, Vol. 91 Issue 17, p13
Discusses the findings of the report `The Status of Education in Black America, Volume I: Higher and Adult Education. Statistics relative to black attendance at United States colleges.
- Big boost in college degrees to blacks reported.
Sandham, Jessica L. // Education Week; 03/05/97, Vol. 16 Issue 23, p16
Reports that African-Americans are entering college and succeeding according to the book `The Status of Education in Black America.' Increase in the number of blacks awarded with bachelor's degrees; Gains attributed to black women; Obstacles faced by African-Americans.
- `Anti-achievement attitude' among African-Americans challenged.
Schmidt, Peter // Education Week; 5/11/94, Vol. 13 Issue 33, p10
Reports on results of a study on African-Americans in Indiana schools by the Indiana Youth Institute. Number of people surveyed; Tendency of young African-Americans to undervalue their achievements; Racial integration of schools.
- Affirmative Action and the JNE.
Johnson, Sylvia T. // Journal of Negro Education; Winter/Spring2000, Vol. 69 Issue 1/2, p1
Presents an overview of the articles in the 2000 issue of the 'Journal of Negro Education' in the United States. Focus on research and policy studies on access of African Americans to educational opportunities; Redefinition of the logic of affirmative action by opponents; Factors influencing...
- Race, the College Classroom, and Service Learning: A Practitioner's Tale.
Philipsen, Maike Ingrid // Journal of Negro Education; Spring2003, Vol. 72 Issue 2, p230
Recounts how service learning might serve as a tool to facilitate meaningful discussions on race in an undergraduate course on Social Foundations Education. Dynamics that unfold whenever race is discussed in the classroom; Impact of service learning on students' thinking about race; Benefits...
- Reclaiming Our Communities.
Ogwude, Emmanuel // Diverse: Issues in Higher Education; 8/24/2006, Vol. 23 Issue 14, p7
A letter is presented encouraging African-American teachers who have left communities to find greener pastures to return and help in mentoring African American youth.
- Roving camera.
Gilbert, James // New York Amsterdam News; 6/17/95, Vol. 86 Issue 24, p15
Presents opinion of five Black citizens regarding the impact of the of reduction educational assistance on their future. Participation in Work Employment Benefits program; Higher rate of student dropout; Devastation of minorities.
- Students aim for the gold in the Olympics of the mind.
Moorer, Talise D. // New York Amsterdam News; 03/18/99, Vol. 90 Issue 12, p10
Reports on holding of the 1999 Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO), which aims to promote academic excellence among blacks. Blacks' reputation in sports and the entertainment industry; Minority high school students' participation in the program; ACT-SO's...