The Journal of Negro Education

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

Articles from Vol. 75, No. 1, Winter

African American Undergraduates and the University Academic Library
This study examines the academic library experiences of African American undergraduates attending a research university in the Midwest. Data collection techniques included questionnaires and ethnographic observations. The results indicated that African...
Connecting Pieces of the Puzzle: Gender Differences in Black Middle School Students' Achievement
In this article, the authors explore the sources of gender variations in African American middle school students' academic performance. The roots of Black males' underachievement are of particular interest. Because middle schools are essential links...
Curriculum-Based Measurement: An Emerging Alternative to Traditional Assessment for African American Children and Youth
The purpose of this article is to provide readers with an overview of Curriculum-Based Measurement (CBM). Special education is often used for meeting the needs of African American children and youth. Assessment reform is needed that emphasizes reliable...
Dress Code Blues: An Exploration of Urban Students' Reactions to a Public High School Uniform Policy
This qualitative investigation explores the responses of 22 U.S. urban public high school students when confronted with their newly imposed school uniform policy. Specifically, the study assessed students' appraisals of the policy along with compliance...
Editor's Comment: To Rename or Remain the Journal of Negro Education
As The Journal of Negro Education (JNE) publishes the winter 2006 issue, it marks the 75th volume year of publishing articles "incident to the education of Black people." Since Charles H. Thompson's founding of the Journal in 1932 (Volume 1), its name...
Leave No Child Behind: Preparing Today's Youth for Tomorrow's World
Leave No Child Behind: Preparing Today's Youth for Tomorrow's World, by James P. Comer. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2004. 352 pp. $28.00, hardcover, $18.00 paperback."...we all but ignore child and adolescent development issues. This is largely...
Participation in School Sports: Risk or Protective Factor for Drug Use among Black and White Students?
This study examined the relationship between participation in school-based sports and drug use among Black and White high school students, using data from participants in the National Educational Longitudinal Survey of 1988 (NELS, NCES, 1988) and follow-up...
Poverty and Schooling in the U.S.: Contexts and Consequences
Poverty and Schooling in the U.S.: Contexts and Consequences, by Sue Books. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2004, 192 pp., $22.50, paperback, $39.95, hardcover.This book provides researchers, faculty, students, and school practitioners with...
Talkin' Back: Raising and Educating Resilient Black Girls
Talkin' Back: Raising and Educating Resilient Black Girls, by Dierdre Glenn Paul. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, 2003,129 pp., $39.95, hardback.Talkin ' Back: Raising and Educating Resilient Black Girls by Dierdre Glenn Paul is an effort to uplift...
The 2005 Charles H. Thompson Lecture-Colloquium Presentation: Schools at Work: Targeting Proficiency with Theory to Practice
Profound problems in public schools require solutions that are often difficult to implement. Although we, as a society, see the future embodied in the students, our promise to educate them is often not reflected in our practices. A lack of will is evident....
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