The Journal of Negro Education

The Journal of Negro Education is an academic journal focusing on African American education

Articles from Vol. 78, No. 2, Spring

From Negro Student to Black Superintendent: Counternarratives on Segregation and Desegregation
The purpose of this study is to document the segregated schooling reflections of Black school superintendents and explore how those experiences informed their educational philosophies in the post-desegregation era. Critical race theory is used as a methodological...
Measuring the Relationship between Attributions for "The Gap" and Educational Policy Attitudes: Introducing the Attributions for Scholastic Outcomes Scale-Black
This study provides empirical support for the Attributions for Scholastic Outcomes Scale-Black (ASO-B) as an instrument for measuring two latent traits that influence causal reasoning about the Black-White achievement gap: culture-blaming and structure-blaming....
Racial-Ethnic Identity, Academic Achievement, and African American Males: A Review of Literature
This article discusses broadly, the literature on racial-ethnic identity (REI) and its role as a factor to promote academic success in young African American adolescents, in particular males. The review also defines, describes, and interprets styles...
School Day Eating Habits of Inner-City, African American Adolescents
School administrators and food providers need to better understand what factors drive young consumers' food choices in order to keep them as customers and avoid a potential backlash from parents, the community, and public policymakers. This article reports...
Self-Efficacy, Motivation, and Academic Adjustment among African American Women Attending Institutions of Higher Education
This study examined the relationships among self-efficacy beliefs, intrinsic and extrinsic motivation, and academic adjustment among 111 African American women in college. Results revealed that self-efficacy beliefs predicted Motivation to Know, Externally...
The Relation among Parental Factors and Achievement of African American Urban Youth
Research has suggested that low socioeconomic status is a major factor in diminishing academic achievement of African American urban youth; however, there are other factors influencing students' achievement. To examine the other factors that contribute...
Voices of Preservice Teachers on Teacher Quality Components in Urban Schools
Research studies on teacher quality have concluded that students exposed to high quality instruction learn more than other students, but the evidence on teacher quality components is mixed. There is a growing concern that the decline in the quality of...