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ERIC Number: ED012723
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1963-Sep
Pages: 125
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Reference Count: 0
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RESEARCH STUDY (A STUDY OF THE PROBLEMS OF INTEGRATION IN NEW YORK CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS SINCE 1955).
BURNETT, NATHAN L.; AND OTHERS
THE STATUS OF EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES IN PREDOMINANTLY NEGRO AND PUERTO RICAN SCHOOLS IN NEW YORK CITY AND THE EXTENT OF INTEGRATION IN THE SCHOOL SYSTEM ARE REVIEWED IN THIS RESEARCH REPORT. THE DATA PRESENTED IN THE REPORT COVER THE PERIOD FROM 1955 TO 1963. THE DISCUSSION OF THE FINDINGS OF THE STUDY INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION--(1) A BRIEF HISTORY OF DESEGREGATION EFFORTS IN THE NEW YORK CITY SCHOOLS, (2) A DISCUSSION OF THE ISSUES OF PUBLIC EDUCATION AND EQUAL EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES, (3) A DESCRIPTION OF FOUR PROGRAM DEVELOPMENTS AND A LISTING OF OTHERS, AND (4) A REPORT ON THE PRESENT CLASS SIZES, ACHIEVEMENT LEVELS, AND AVAILABLE SPECIAL SERVICES IN THE SCHOOLS. RECOMMENDATIONS ARE MADE FOR REVISING SOME OF THE PRACTICES IN THE SCHOOL SYSTEM TO AVOID WHAT ARE CONSIDERED TO BE ALARMING TRENDS. MOST OF THE FINDINGS OF THIS STUDY ARE PRESENTED IN THE APPENDIXES. (JL)
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Authoring Institution: Urban League of Greater New York, NY.
Identifiers: Higher Horizons Program; New York (New York)