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Stoddard, Ann H. – Negro Educational Review, 1984
Discusses bias in intelligence testing and the misuse of intelligence tests scores. Suggests that use of such tests be limited or supported by other modes of evaluation. (CJM)
Descriptors: Culture Fair Tests, Educational Planning, Elementary Secondary Education, Grouping (Instructional Purposes)
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Farrell, Walter C., Jr. – Negro Educational Review, 1984
The discretionary aspects of disciplinary practices coupled with the cultural differences between Black students and their teachers largely explain the racial disparity in disciplinary measures. Many of these differences, based on new frames of cultural and social reference established by Blacks during the 1960s, have not yet been adequately…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Desegregation Effects, Discipline, Elementary Secondary Education
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Hollins, Etta Ruth – Negro Educational Review, 1982
Although theorists have recognized the significance of culture in learning, there is a need to develop learning theory that is pluralistic, applicable in a multicultural setting, does not conflict with the established learning patterns of children from different backgrounds, and incorporates research that explains cultural biases. (Author/MJL)
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Influences, Curriculum Development
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Katz-Garris, Lynda; Garris, Raymond P. – Negro Educational Review, 1981
Previous court decisions illustrate that both the desegregation and mainstreaming movements have reflected society's attitudes and ideologies at given points in time. However, mainstreaming will probably be more successful because desegregation evokes less sympathy, raises less moral consciousness, lacks broad community advocacy, and is affected…
Descriptors: Civil Rights Legislation, Desegregation Litigation, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education
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Evans, Art – Negro Educational Review, 1981
Contemporary Black sociologists are more liberal and more politicized than their predecessors. They argue that major differences exist between themselves and their white colleagues and they emphasize norms, theories, and methods different from those of traditional sociology. (Author/MJL)
Descriptors: Black Attitudes, Blacks, Political Influences, Racial Differences
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Hoover, Mary Rhodes – Negro Educational Review, 1982
The Culturally Appropriate Teaching (C.A.T.) method combines the "Back to Basics" paradigm with a culturally oriented approach and has proved to be successful in Black colleges and adult education programs. The C.A.T. method improves the reading levels of students by two years per semester and gives them standard English as a skill in one or two…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Blacks, College Students, Communication Skills
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Nelms, Charles; Pentecoste, Joseph – Negro Educational Review, 1982
The Labor Market Orientation (LMO) program responded to the problem of unemployment among Black teenagers. LMO provided classroom training which mitigated unrealistic expectations and served as an introduction to the requisites of the work world. The program was successful in providing a rational sequence of training and job exposure. (JCD)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Blacks, Career Counseling, Career Exploration
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Groff, Patrick – Negro Educational Review, 1981
Compares a survey of 1973-77 high school texts with a similar survey conducted in 1963. Concludes that the greatest change in the texts' discussions of abolition has been the elimination of the previous idealization of the southern slave owner as a benevolent proprietor. (Author/GC)
Descriptors: Book Reviews, High Schools, History Textbooks, Slavery
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Robinson, Prezell R. – Negro Educational Review, 1981
Reviews a number of desegregation cases that have been litigated in Federal courts since the 1954 "Brown" decision. Outlines needs and means for providing Black children with an education adequate for participation in the country's future. (GC)
Descriptors: Blacks, Busing, Desegregation Litigation, Desegregation Methods
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Robinson, Sharon P.; And Others – Negro Educational Review, 1980
Suggests that the teacher-student relationship is the most important aspect of successful school desegregation. Reviews literature which focuses on teacher attitudes toward Black students in desegregated schools. (Author/GC)
Descriptors: Black Students, Classroom Communication, Cultural Differences, Elementary Secondary Education
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Gill, Robert L. – Negro Educational Review, 1979
Decisions on busing, racial quotas and affirmative action made since 1954 are reviewed. It is shown that while progress has been made, full equality for Blacks has not yet been achieved. (MC)
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Blacks, Bus Transportation, Desegregation Methods
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Lloyd, Gil B. – Negro Educational Review, 1979
The churches have contributed to the failure of school integreation, both by being indecisive in their verbal support for it and by failing to integrate church-related schools. (MC)
Descriptors: Church Responsibility, Church Role, Elementary Secondary Education, Literature Reviews
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Taylor, Orlando L.; Lee, Dorian Latham – Negro Educational Review, 1987
Standardized tests rely on communicative behavior. Incongruities between the language of the test giver and the test taker can result in bias. Data on communications should be consulted so that tests allow for linguistic and cultural differences. This is the only way the abilities of Blacks can be accurately assessed. (VM)
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Communication Skills, Cultural Differences, Elementary Secondary Education
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Gill, Walter – Negro Educational Review, 1992
Looks at the current plight of the African-American male, exploring the role of the dominant culture, mass media, and low self-esteem. Describes a possible cure, citing five areas for action, calling for year-round school in some urban areas, exploring Afrocentric curricula, and considering rites of passage programs. (JB)
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Afrocentrism, Black Achievement, Black Community
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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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