Essays Tagged: "minority students"

My experiences with Minorities Vs. Non-Minorities

had neverexperienced inter-racial schooling. I went to a small high school with about twentyminority students. These students were not outcasts they were treated as any other non-minority ... as any other non-minority student. Therefore, I had little experience with minorities in a non-minorityschool. After the speech that was given by Michael Jefferson, I was more informed on the ...

(2 pages) 77 0 3.4 Mar/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Cultural diversity in education

Formal public schoolinstruction in cultural diversity was rare, and appreciation or celebration of minority or ethnicculture essentially was nonexistent in most schools. In the 1930's, the educators ... progressive education movement, called for programs of cultural diversity that encouragedethnic and minority students to study their heritage's. This movement became popular in manyschools until aroun ...

(7 pages) 923 0 4.8 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Diversity in school and life.

Injustice For AllAffirmative action was originally a law that was passed to give minority students equal advantage into universities. Is it fair to pave the way for minority student ... f races or simply to increase diversity on campus. "Many selective universities are so famished for minority students that they will accept virtually anyone of the right color who applies. In order to ... e unfair to those with higher credentials who are denied admission. "As we have seen, the number of minority applicants who would normally qualify for acceptance at selective universities is very smal ...

(4 pages) 264 0 4.8 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Summary and key notes on the case of Regents of the University of California v. Bakke

s part of the university's affirmative action program, in an effort to redress longstanding, unfair minority exclusions from the medical profession. Bakke's qualifications (college GPA and test scores ... ofession. Bakke's qualifications (college GPA and test scores) greatly exceeded those of any of the minority students admitted in the two years Bakke's applications were rejected. When the respondent ...

(3 pages) 46 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

A Small Consolation Battling against Diversity in Higher Education

I. UtilitarianismHurtNon-Minority Students--Affirmative action provides an advantage to some people because of the color of t ... ple because of the color of their skin.Minority Students--Lowering admissions standards for certain minority groups brings about stereotypes that members of those groups are less intelligent because i ... d people may be put into positions despite their lack of knowledge (in effort to meet the unspoken "minority quota")HelpNon-Minority and Minority Students--Students can learn a lot from one another, b ...

(6 pages) 88 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Education among Minorities. This is a great summary of 2 different journals, explaning minorities and their educational disabilities.

Education Among MinoritiesThe first of the journal's four major points is to explain why some minority students do well in school. The first step in understanding why there is success and failur ... in understanding why there is success and failure in all types of minorities. The different type of minority groups are the ones that classify what type of minority you are dealing with and what type ...

(9 pages) 133 1 4.4 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

An essay focusing mostly on the Regents of the University of California v. Bakke case, and on the issues raised by affirmitive action. 400 words.

Allan Bakke, a white applicant to the University of California, was rejected twice in favor of minority applicants with significantly lower test scores. The University set aside 16% of the openin ... e openings for minority students, while the remaining slots were available for everyone. In effect, minority candidates had 100 positions for which to compete, while white male candidates had just 84. ...

(2 pages) 47 0 4.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Singled Out: Is bilingual education helpful or harmful to the classroom?

raction between races, they are at the same time creating even more boundaries, they single out the minority students, and slow the progression of class down too.Bilingual teaching has hindered many c ... hat bilingual education should not be brought to the classroom stems from this is the fact that the minority students become singled out from the special attention that they must receive. In most case ...

(2 pages) 54 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Racism in colleges

accepted, it actually might have helped. Recently, there has been an increase in the percentage of minority students in colleges. Colleges want diversity on campus, they want to promote it and a coll ... ld?Affirmative action is a complicated process set out to aid minorities. It sets the bar lower for minority students than for white students. Affirmative action is used to promote the recruitment of ...

(8 pages) 63 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Analysis of "No Child Left Behind" Act

This policy specifically addressed the social problem that there were achievement gaps between non-minority students and those of minority racial groups, economically disadvantaged students, students ... l diplomas. 3Figure 2: Casual ChainDiagramThe existence of this discrepancy of achievement puts the minority racial groups, economically disadvantaged students, students who are not proficient in the ...

(9 pages) 482 2 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Michigan Affirmative Action Case

l basis from their entire file. The school used the term "critical mass" to increase the numbers of minority students, because there was no number or quota used.In a 6-3 ruling, the court voted down t ... ted down the admission policy in the undergraduate school. In this case a point system was given to minority students, making it unconstitutional. While this is not exactly a quota system, the court r ...

(1 pages) 17 0 1.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases


ton.'UNDESERVEDLY HIGH GRADES': A Colgate University professor has sparked a furor with comments on minority students' achievement.SETTING LIMITS: The College of William and Mary has banned affairs be ...

(7 pages) 35 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Anti-Affirmative Action

ges businesses, colleges, and other places of employment to employ/admit more people that are in a "minority." These minorities are classified by what race, gender, ethnicity, disability, religion, or ... sability, religion, or sexuality. It makes employers hire people just because of they are part of a minority.The University of Washington removed its practice of "race-conscious" decisions after enfor ...

(3 pages) 22 1 3.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Hypothesis Identification Article Analysis

writing." (District Administration, p86) Some studies predict positive benefits for low-income and minority students in particular.Study EvaluationLaptop initiative needs to consider readiness, infra ...

(1 pages) 81 0 3.5 Nov/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


de Level: 4th Grade Duration: Three weeks Description: An urban school setting consisting of mostly minority students in a general education classroom.Brainstorming Cognitive Map: (See attached paper) ...

(4 pages) 11 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Effects of social pressure on

Performance of Entering Freshmen According to Rosabeth Kanter (1977), the more isolated the minority group members are among majority persons, the less likely they are to be successful academi ... sons, the less likely they are to be successful academically. However, the higher the proportion of minority members in a group, the more likely they are to be successful. She also suggested that the ...

(12 pages) 82 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

A brief comment on Mills and Gale's Schooling and the production of social inequalities: What can and should we be doing?

osing their cultural values on others. Mills and Gate (2002) cite Brint (1998) that lower-class and minority students often receive less instruction time from teachers and that time that is given is l ...

(2 pages) 10 0 0.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Fat and Happy Hillel Schwartz Critique

en known to hold high positions in many occupations and there are countless scholarships sponsoring minority students to attend colleges nationwide.Another one of the author’s arguments states th ... e everyone overweight. He believes that if everyone were fat, obesity would not be referred to as a minority. The labeling and name-calling would come to a halt and less discrimination would occur. Th ...

(3 pages) 3763 0 3.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

NY times v. Sullivan case brief

agraphs the police (Sullivan was a public representative) were charged with heinous actions against minority students. In court, several of the allegations were found to be exaggerations and false cla ...

(3 pages) 36 1 4.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Incident: The Cultural Diversity Training Program

ce demographics and the failure of the university to be more open, accommodative, and responsive to minority students, employees, or potential employees" (Nkomo 32). There are many issues that the uni ...

(2 pages) 50 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management