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Jones, Janine Hancock; Hancock, Charles R. – Negro Educational Review, The, 2005
On May 17, 2004, our nation celebrated the 50th anniversary of a landmark decision, Brown versus the Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas. This U.S. Supreme Court decision was an impressive unanimous vote. In 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the "separate but equal" doctrine of "Plessy v Ferguson" that the Court had…
Descriptors: United States History, Educational Facilities, Public Education, Court Litigation
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Smith, Charles U. – Negro Educational Review, The, 2005
As Americans commemorate the 50th anniversary of the "Brown v the Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas" U.S. Supreme Court public school desegregation decision on (the Brown decision), the author was tempted to refer to it as a "celebration of the Golden Anniversary of the legal end to racial segregation in the public schools of the…
Descriptors: Access to Education, African American Students, State Courts, Social Adjustment
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Breckenridge, Jodi – Negro Educational Review, 1994
Studies opinions and comments of students who completed the Kansas Governor's Academy (KGA) program in summer 1991. The KGA served 24 at-risk students in an intensive program for academic and interpersonal skills. Student responses suggest that the program should continue, improve, and expand. (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Disadvantaged Youth, High Risk Students, High School Students