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ERIC Number: ED002062
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964-Aug
Pages: 1
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WHITE CITIZEN RESPONSE TO OPEN ENROLLMENT.
MONTGOMERY, CLARE; SWANSON, BERT
THE COMMUNITY STUDIED WAS HOMOGENEOUS, NORTHERN, PREDOMINATLY, WHITE-COLLAR, UPPER MIDDLE CLASS, AND WHITE. THE MAJOR CONSEQUENCES OF OPEN ENROLLMENT PROGRAM WERE THE FOLLOWING--(1) AN INTERNAL EFFECT UPON THE SCHOOLS WAS THAT STUDENTS WERE PLACED IN THE TRACK SYSTEM AND CLASSIFIED BY ACHIEVEMENT AND INTELLIGENCE TEST SCORES AND NEGRO STUDENTS FOUND THEMSELVES IN THE LOWER TRACK, AND (2) THE EXTERNAL IMPACT ON THE COMMUNITY WAS THAT THERE WAS CONSIDERABLE RESISTANCE AND LATENT HOSTILITY TO THE PROGRAM AND SEVERAL FAMILIES TRANSFERRED THEIR CHILDREN TO PRIVATE SCHOOLS. THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED IN "INTEGRATED EDUCATION," VOLUME 2, ISSUE 10, AUGUST 1964.
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Identifiers: NEW YORK