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Mensah, Felicia Moore – Negro Educational Review, 2009
Although the body of research that presents the stories of Black teachers is increasing and contributing to a more accurate portrait of their knowledge and practices, few of these studies provide portraits of Black teachers as content-specific experts. Using narrative research methods, this study reports findings of three Black secondary science…
Descriptors: Diversity (Faculty), African American Teachers, Personal Narratives, Teaching Experience
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Muhammad, Crystal Gafford; Dixson, Adrienne D. – Negro Educational Review, 2008
In life as in literature, both the mainstream public and the Black community writ large, overlook the Black female experiences, both adolescent and adult. In order to contribute to the knowledge base regarding this population, we present through our study a statistical portrait of Black females in high school. To do so, we present an analysis of…
Descriptors: High Schools, Females, Profiles, High School Students
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Duncan, Garrett Albert; McCoy, Henrika – Negro Educational Review, The, 2007
A stage model of Black adolescent racial identity from the perspective of its use by educational researchers in the United States who employ it to explain the academic and social decisions that Black youth make in secondary schools was examined. Researchers often draw on stage models to explicitly challenge forms of White dominance in studies…
Descriptors: African American Students, African American Children, Racial Identification, Youth
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Piert, Joyce Hafeeza – Negro Educational Review, The, 2007
A rite-of-passage program as a course of action for successfully transitioning Black young people into adulthood and fostering positive outcomes in their lives is the focus of this study. The program draws upon African traditional culture to impart values, improve self-concept, and develop cultural awareness. Utilizing data from a larger study,…
Descriptors: Transitional Programs, Cultural Awareness, Developmental Studies Programs, Developmental Continuity
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Braddock, Jomills Henry; Hua, Lv; Dawkins, Marvin P. – Negro Educational Review, The, 2007
The impact of involvement in high school athletics and nonsport extracurricular activities on political engagement among young Black adults was examined. We developed a conceptual model to identify school engagement factors and assess their influence on political participation (i.e., voter registration and voting behavior) of Blacks in early…
Descriptors: Extracurricular Activities, Team Sports, Voting, Student Participation
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Farmer-Hinton, Raquel L.; Adams, Toshiba L. – Negro Educational Review, The, 2006
Glenn Hills College Preparatory Charter High School (GHCP) fosters college access for Black students who are first generation college-bound and living in poor neighborhoods. To help GHCP students make the transition to college, the school's counselors work to fulfill a variety of targeted roles and responsibilities. This study examines the…
Descriptors: College Planning, Social Capital, College Preparation, College Bound Students
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Burney, DeAnna McKinnie – Negro Educational Review, The, 2006
Four-hundred and eight 14 to 19-year-old adolescents in grades 9 through 12 participated in this study. The Adolescent Anger Rating Scale was used to assess differences in expressed anger among participants. Specific styles of anger were measured: reactive, instrumental, and anger control. Results of this study suggest that males demonstrate…
Descriptors: High School Students, Emotional Response, Self Control, Gender Differences
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Lewis, Bradford F.; Connell, Shelley – Negro Educational Review, The, 2005
Extant literature on the underrepresentation of African Americans in science-related careers has identified numerous factors that correlate with students' career considerations. While these correlations provide substantial insight, the tendency to infer cause is problematic. This position paper draws on data from an exploratory study to illustrate…
Descriptors: African American Students, Course Selection (Students), Enrollment, Advanced Courses
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Snipes, Vincent T.; Waters, Roderick D. – Negro Educational Review, The, 2005
For several years now, an achievement gap has been in existence between African American students and white students in mathematics. The purpose of this study is to (1) report on an in-depth case study of a former state mathematics consultant to describe his experiences of the mathematics education of African Americans in public high schools in…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, White Students, Mathematics Education, African American Students
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Rivers, Kenyatta O.; Rosa-Lugo, Linda I.; Hedrick, Dona L. – Negro Educational Review, The, 2004
The relationship between the frequency of African-American English (AAE) features used by African-American adolescent males (n = 16) and their performance on the seven clusters comprising the "Woodcock Language Proficiency Battery-Revised" (WLPB-R) was investigated. All participants were between the ages of 15 and 19 years who had a…
Descriptors: Writing Skills, Norms, Nonstandard Dialects, Males
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Vilme, Helene; Butler, Willie L. – Negro Educational Review, The, 2004
This study was designed to determine whether the length of time living in the United States negatively correlates with the ethnic identity of first generation Haitian high school students. The population cohort was a convenience sample of 83 Haitian high school students that included 41 females and 42 males. Phinney's Multi-Group Ethnic Identity…
Descriptors: High School Students, Latin Americans, Statistical Significance, Ethnicity