Citations with the tag: DISCRIMINATION in education
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- My bout with affirmative action.
Maguire, T. // Commentary; Apr92, Vol. 93 Issue 4, p50
Relates the author's experiences after publication of an article he wrote called `Admissions Apartheid,' which called into question the admission practices of Georgetown University Law Center where he was a student. His claim of favoritism toward black applicants; Racial tensions caused by his...
- Readin', ritin' & rage: How schools are destroying black boys.
Dent, D.J. // Essence (Essence); Nov89, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p54
Discusses the ways racism against black boys is evident in public schools, and ways the problems can be avoided. Low teacher expectations; Behavior problems; Peer pressure; African-American studies; Parental support. INSET: Fighting back (community youth programs), by B.W. Baye..
- Arkansas school district bars whites from leaving.
Dent, D.J. // Jet; 2/18/91, Vol. 79 Issue 18, p22
Reports on the Gould (Ark.) School District's decision to force white students who recently left the school system to return to the predominantly black school district. Objections of parents.
- Profs, students file suit against New York charging bias in college funding.
Dent, D.J. // Jet; 3/16/92, Vol. 81 Issue 21, p27
Reports on the lawsuit filed against the state of New York by professors and students at the City University of New York (CUNY), charging racial bias in public higher education funding. Comparisons between funding of mostly white State University of New York (SUNY) and minority CUNY; Similar...
- Who protests: Self-interest and white opposition to busing.
Green, Donald Philip; Cowden, Jonathan A. // Journal of Politics; May92, Vol. 54 Issue 2, p471
Investigates the behavioral dimension of white opposition to busing--a dimension that previous scholars have ignored. Boston; Louisville; The contrast between attitudes and behavior; Concluding remarks.
- Racism in schools.
Green, Donald Philip; Cowden, Jonathan A. // Youth Studies Australia; Dec1996, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p10
Reports that racist incidents occur at a level that requires vigilance by teachers as more Asian Australian children are admitted to schools. Prejudices between students.
- Fair play.
Miller, Linda; Othersen, Megan // Runner's World; Sep92, Vol. 27 Issue 9, p18
Details the federal law Title IX, which prohibits sexual discrimination in educational institutions receiving federal funds. The Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights' (OCR) investigations of charges of sexual discriminiation; What constitutes a violation; Contact points. INSET:...
- Calif. voters to weigh in on preference-based policies.
Schnaiberg, Lynn // Education Week; 10/23/96, Vol. 16 Issue 8, p16
Reports on how California voters handled a debate over educational programs and policies that grant preferences on factors such as race and sex. Questions over the passage of the measures; Polls showing California voters favorability to the measure; President Bill Clinton's opposition to the...
- Angry white females.
Stock, Sarah // American Enterprise; Sept/Oct96, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p11
No abstract available.
- Personal harassment.
Moss, Carole // Adults Learning; Jan95, Vol. 6 Issue 5, p167
Discusses why educational institutions need a code of practice on dealing with personal harassment. Myths about achievement; Limitations of a Code of Practice; Need to address the issue of harassment on two fronts.
- Still in a different class.
Moss, Carole // Junior Scholastic; 2/11/94, Vol. 96 Issue 12, p6
Discusses the existence of racism in education. US Supreme Court's rule on the unconstitutionality of segregated schools; Presence of segregated schools in many parts of the country; Effect on young blacks' chances for quality education and jobs; Other kinds of segregation in schools.
- Minority status and the stigma of `surplus visibility.'
Patai, D. // Education Digest; Jan1992, Vol. 57 Issue 5, p35
Presents a condensed version of an article from `The Chronicle of Higher Education,' which examines how `surplus visibility' affects minority group members. Women are still underrepresented on American faculties; Explanation of surplus visibility; What is necessary for surplus visibility to...
- Women in sciences.
Schroeder, K. // Education Digest; Jan1992, Vol. 57 Issue 5, p74
Examines a study from the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences in Washington, D.C. The study entitled `Investing in Human Potential: Science and Engineering at the Crossroads', revealed that there is `no concerted effort' in American colleges and universities to attract and...
- A debt of gratitude for a valuable lesson.
Clinton, Bill // New Crisis (15591603); Oct97, Vol. 104 Issue 2, p11
Opinion. Presents the author's view regarding the school segregation in Little Rock, Arkansas. Effect of the school segregation on Afro-Americans; His concern on the racial separation between blacks and whites; Lesson he learned from the school segregation.
- Using research to reduce racism at a university.
Sedlacek, William E. // Journal of Humanistic Education & Development; Mar95, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p131
Describes how the results of a research project on the needs and problems of African American students were used in a practical way to reduce racism at an academic institution. Models of understanding racism; Steps in eliminating racism in educational settings.
- the teachers' lounge.
Barlow, Dudley // Education Digest; May2003, Vol. 68 Issue 9, p46
Discourages the practice of racism and racial discrimination in U.S. schools. Legal issues concerning race; Information on the book 'The Difference Between Us'; Definition of race according to professor James Horton of George Washington University.
- Prekindergarten and Head Start Registration.
Barlow, Dudley // Twin Cities News (Munday, TX); 4/17/2008, Vol. 26 Issue 16, p4
The article reports that Haskell CISD in Texas does not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, color, age or national origin in its educational programs, activities or employment as required by Title IX, Section 504 and Title VI.
- Responses to descriptions of bias against African Americans among Euro-American students enrolled...
Carroll, Jane J. // Perceptual & Motor Skills; Jun97 Part 1, Vol. 84 Issue 3, p1058
Reveals that responses to descriptions of racial bias toward Afro-Americans by Euro-Americans did not differ among Euro-American upper level students enrolled in Colleges of Education and Journalism. Responses anchored by highly confrontative behavior toward racial bias; Suggestions of the...
- `The Orwellian transformation of diversity'.
Gup, Ted // Education Week; 2/7/96, Vol. 15 Issue 20, p40
Opinion. Comments on how schools fail in their efforts to diversify. Accounts of racial discrimination in two public schools in Maryland.
- Without court orders, schools ponder how to pursue diversity.
Hendrie, Caroline // Education Week; 04/30/97, Vol. 16 Issue 31, p1
Investigates the problem on how schools can promote racial and ethnic integration in the United States. Legal battles touching on the issue of race-conscious school policies; Unitary declaration of schools; Race-blind transfer policy; Impact of mergers on the school system; Need to establish...
- Racial preferences challenged in Houston.
Hendrie, Caroline // Education Week; 04/30/97, Vol. 16 Issue 31, p36
Reports on the lawsuit filed by two white students against the federal court of Houston in Texas as an attack to the racial-balance policies of the district's public schools. Financing sources of the law suit; Arguments of the plaintiff.
- WIDOW WAS FIRST PERSON IN MOBILE TO HIT CITY SCHOOL BIAS.
Hendrie, Caroline // Ebony; Dec1956, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p19
The article reports on the first legal battle against school bias in Mobile City, Alabama during the mid 1950s.
- Education department orders Georgia School District to end racial tracking.
Hendrie, Caroline // Jet; 07/03/95, Vol. 88 Issue 8, p22
Reports on the warning issued to the Calhoun County School District of Georgia, by the United States Education Department, to desist from a practice called racial tracking, after it was found that black students were being placed in lower-level classes than Whites. How black and white students...
- Application of the Act: Indirect discriminiation in schools and education.
Hendrie, Caroline // Children & Young People Now; 9/21/2010, p12
The article reports on when indirect discrimination occurs in schools in Great Britain.
- The slow track.
Wolff, Alexander // Sports Illustrated; 9/28/92, Vol. 77 Issue 13, p52
Examines the issue of gender discrimination in federally funded schools. Title IX, the federal law; Expanded women's opportunity to play sports; Discouraging results of recent survey; Importance of sports for girls as well as boys; Findings of the Women's Sport Foundation; Federal intervention;...
- Unalienating white college males.
Dziech, Billie Wright // Education Digest; Apr95, Vol. 60 Issue 8, p63
Reports on the increased number of white male college students in the United States who feel ignored and maligned as they struggle for respect, opportunity and support on campuses. Problem with the revised curricula and educational programs designed to bring civility and justice to American...
- STICKY SITUATION.
Dziech, Billie Wright // Scholastic News -- Edition 4; 12/5/2011, Vol. 74 Issue 10/11, p15
The article invites readers to write a paragraph about what they should do if they overhear some of their friends making fun of a new classmate who moved to their neighborhood from a faraway country like Kenya.
Adams, Kathleen; Horowitz, Janice M. // Time; 4/21/1997, Vol. 149 Issue 16, p37
Presents further evidence that blacks are becoming increasingly segregated from whites in the American school system. A previous cover story on the issue of race in education in a 1996 `Time' magazine.
- Diversity snobs.
Rabkin, Jeremy // American Spectator; Aug97, Vol. 30 Issue 8, p62
States that American colleges abandoning racial preferences released numbers on the effect of color-blind policy admission. Statement of Ward Connerly, University of California regent, in helping minority students; Groups that argue on the disappearance of unprotected minority students;...
- `Hidden' discrimination.
Miron, Louis F.; Keller, Steven E. // Thrust for Educational Leadership; Apr97, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p4
Focuses on the presence of discrimination in schools which could either be stated or implied. Assessment of curricula for possible gender or racial bias; Two types of discrimination in public schools; Variations in the form of discrimination based on class culture; Identification of forms of...
- Anti-racist leadership.
Valle, Richard // Thrust for Educational Leadership; Oct97, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p30
Focuses on the efforts of educational leaders across California to address racial and ethnic issues in schools. Anglo-Americans' lack of awareness on the racism and discrimination experienced by colored people; Challenges for school leaders; Risk of student empowerment.
- Kenya: Education system discriminates against girls/women.
Valle, Richard // Women's International Network News; Summer94, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p53
Reports that the educational system in Kenya discriminates against women. Performance in national examinations; Enrolment and drop-out rates; Lack of participation in higher education; Effect of economic policy on educational and professional opportunity.
- Disappointed in her alma mater.
Burke-Galloway, Linda // New York Amsterdam News; 6/10/95, Vol. 86 Issue 23, p12
Editorial. Reprints a letter submitted by the author to Schools Chancellor Cortines regarding the issue of racism in the United States public school system. Reason why the name of the author's alma mater, Bay Ridge High School, was changed; School staff member's disappointment at how the...
- Sexism in the schoolhouse.
Leo, J. // U.S. News & World Report; 3/9/92, Vol. 112 Issue 9, p22
Comments on the report `How Schools Shortchange Girls,' from the American Association of University Women (AAUW), and acknowledges the claim made by Anne Bryant, executive director of the AAUW Educational Foundation, that almost nothing in the report is new. The subjects the report brings up;...
- South Korea abolishes discriminatory school admissions.
Leo, J. // Women's International Network News; Autumn96, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p66
Reports on the abolition of discriminatory school admissions policy in South Korea. Revision of an admissions policy assigning a higher cutoff for females in the national high-school entrance examination; Discrimination in the hiring of women with college degrees.
- Affirmative action in higher education: A case for clarity.
Clarke, Clifton // Community Review; 1996, Vol. 14, p59
Traces the historical roots of affirmative action in higher education and offers challenging proposals for redefining its goals in terms of its original mission. Preferential treatment as reverse discrimination; Underrepresentation and diversity in schools and workplaces; Role of political...
- Equal opportunities for education a must.
Clarke, Clifton // New York Amsterdam News; 6/01/96, Vol. 87 Issue 22, p22
Presents interview of students on the disparity of quality education in the United States. Other factors that play into the disparity of quality education other than poverty; Community which does not speak up enougH about their schools; Reason why minority parents do not stand up regarding the...
- Sexism in the schoolhouse.
Kantrowitz, B.; Wingert, P. // Newsweek; 2/24/1992, Vol. 119 Issue 8, p62
Cites a report which charges that schools favor boys over girls. The report was released by the American Association of University Women. Schools that are becoming more tolerant of male students sexually harassing female students; Comments from various experts in the education field.
- Testimony on preferences in California schools.
Richter, Bernie; Geshekter, Charles // Academic Questions; Winter97/98, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p38
Presents excerpts of testimonials of administrators of California public colleges and universities regarding the allegations of race, ethnic or sex-based favoritism in California schools. Faculty and staff diversity program of California Community College; Omission of Asian students in the...
- The Meaning of a Silence.
Kastberg, Signe M. // Women's Studies Quarterly; Fall/Winter2000, Vol. 28 Issue 3/4, p97
Focuses on class and gender discrimination in education. Factors that influenced the author to explore experiences of women who come from blue-collar backgrounds and struggle against the obstacles inherent in educational institutions; Identifying supportive persons in the women's educational...
- Maryland mulls issue to help county's schools.
Gallo, Pete // Bond Buyer; 08/26/97, Vol. 321 Issue 30217, p2
Discloses that Maryland Governor Parris N. Glendening has proposed an aid package of up to $250 million for Prince George's County Schools aimed at ending a 25-year court-ordered busing desegregation program and providing money for massive school-construction effort.
- Self-Knowing as Social Justice.
Sapp, Jeff // Encounter; Winter2001, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p17
Focuses on the impact of a gay professor on the elimination of homophobia in education. Prevalence of anti-gay bigotry in education; Definition of homophobia; Four distinct levels of homophobia; Importance of the sexual orientation disclosure of a teacher; Possible occurrence of the...
- Editorial Note.
Foskett, Nick; Lumby, Jacky // International Studies in Educational Administration (Commonwealt; 2009, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p1
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses an article on issues about the decision-making of principals in their early years in office, a paper from Carolyn Shields that cites the challenges faced by school leaders working in racialised contexts, and the study on...
- DIVERSITY ON TRIAL: GRUTTER V. BOLLINGER.
Mora, Sabine // Texas Hispanic Journal of Law & Policy; Spring2002, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p7
Presents a symposium on the racism case of Grutter v. Bollinger in Texas. Constitutionality on considering race in law school admissions; Benefits of diversity on education; Evaluation of the admission policy of the University of Michigan.
- Stanford Conference Looks at the `Most Frustrating Racial Barrier'.
Lee-St. John, Terrence // Black Issues in Higher Education; 12/09/99, Vol. 16 Issue 21, p16
Highlights the Stanford Conference on Race at Stanford University. Why education is the most frustrating racial barrier confronting the United States; Participants; Panel discussions.
- Report Calls for Measures to Boost Achievement for Students of Color.
Chenoweth, Karin // Community College Week; 11/15/99, Vol. 12 Issue 7, p14
Reports that there is little effort focused on ensuring that African American, Hispanic and Native American children achieve at very high levels. Details on the achievement gaps among ethnic groups; Economic gaps between students of color; Impact of prejudice and discrimination on students of...
- Naked Racial Preference.
Chenoweth, Karin // Commentary; Mar1986, Vol. 81 Issue 3, p24
The Board of Education in Jackson, Michigan, between 1972 and 1981, repeatedly laid off high-seniority white teachers to protect the jobs of minority teachers with less seniority. The white teachers contend they were discriminated against on the basis of racism, a case now before the Supreme...
- A lasting lesson on racism.
Clayton, Sara // Campus Life; Jan1994, Vol. 52 Issue 6, p54
Relates the author's experiences on racism in the college setting while attending Tuscaloosa County High in North Port, Alabama. Refusal of colored and white students to sit together in the cafeteria; Existence of racial jokes; Miss Merritt's racism units.
- The single sex school: Giving girls a chance to steal center stage.
Shields, Charles J. // Curriculum Review; Dec93, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p10
Describes the mission and advantages of single sex schools. Effectiveness; Opportunities for girls; Catholic schools; Declining male colleges.
- Racial segregation again on the rise.
Shields, Charles J. // Curriculum Review; Sep97, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p3
Reports that the United States public schools are again making racial segregation that is hurting the chances for African Americans and Latinos to obtain quality education according to a Harvard University study. Years when schools made more backward movement toward segregated facilities;...