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Lloyd, R. Grann – Negro Educational Review, 1980
In addition to stigmatizing and prejudicing the future of young people, the denial of a high school diploma based on test scores represents a waste of public funds and human resources. In recent years, however, the educational system has been increasingly concerned with testing school children rather than teaching them. (Author/GC
Descriptors: Economic Factors, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Functional Literacy
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Lloyd, R. Grann – Negro Educational Review, 1992
Offers an overview of the position of African-American males, the problems they face, and the consequences for the nation and the African-American community. Looks at underclass status, racism, joblessness, national demographic changes, low educational expectations, intermarriage rates, participation in higher education, and career achievement.…
Descriptors: Black Achievement, Black Community, Black Culture, Black Education
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Lloyd, R. Grann – Negro Educational Review, 1983
Black respondents to a questionnaire identified lack of motivation and lack of quality education as major problems of Black Duval County students. Busing for desegregation purposes, although not liked, was regarded as the least serious problem. (CMG)
Descriptors: Black Students, Busing, Educational Quality, Elementary Secondary Education
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Lloyd, R. Grann – Negro Educational Review, 1981
Briefly sketches legal concepts that deprived Blacks of equal educational opportunity before the 1954 "Brown" decision. Holds that twenty-five years after "Brown's" implementation, the "separate but equal" mentality still operates in the United States. (GC)
Descriptors: Blacks, Court Litigation, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education
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Lloyd, R. Grann – Negro Educational Review, 1977
Argues that it is white America that has made 'Roots' a best seller because it is comforting to most white Americans. The book doesn't make most of them feel quilty. It is consistently upbeat and optimistic. It contains much of the old dialect that depicts Blacks as being not-too-bright. It seems to say while some mistakes were made everything has…
Descriptors: African History, Black History, Black Literature, Broadcast Television
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Lloyd, R. Grann – Negro Educational Review, 1975
Critically examines James S. Coleman's stated views on public school desegregation and public policy, asserting that the use of empirical research on the effects of desegregation to form policy on the pursuance of integration overlooks the rights blacks have as citizens to integrated public facilities, including schools. (JM)
Descriptors: Black Education, Civil Rights, Desegregation Effects, Desegregation Methods