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ERIC Number: ED015953
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Jul-2
Pages: 39
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Reference Count: 0
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EQUALITY OF EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY--SUMMARY.
Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
THIS SUMMARY BRIEFLY DISCUSSES THE FINDINGS REPORTED IN "EQUALITY OF EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY" (ED 012 275), A NATIONAL SURVEY OF THE EDUCATION OF MINORITY GROUP CHILDREN ORDERED IN THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1964. GENERALLY FOLLOWING THE FORMAT OF THE ORIGINAL REPORT, THE SUMMARY DETAILS THE DEGREE OF SEGREGATION OF MINORITY GROUP PUPILS AND TEACHERS IN THE SCHOOLS AND THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN STUDENTS' ACHIEVEMENT, AS MEASURED BY ACHIEVEMENT TESTS, AND THE KINDS OF SCHOOLS THEY ATTEND. THE SCHOOL CHARACTERISTICS WHICH ARE ASSESSED INCLUDE CURRICULUMS, SCHOOL FACILITIES SUCH AS TEXTBOOKS, LABORATORIES, AND LIBRARIES, SUCH ACADEMIC PRACTICES AS TESTING FOR APTITUDE AND ACHIEVEMENT, AND THE PERSONAL, SOCIAL, AND ACADEMIC CHARACTERISTICS OF TEACHERS AND STUDENTS. ALSO DISCUSSED ARE THE ACADEMIC CHARACTERISTICS AND RACIAL PREFERENCES OF FUTURE TEACHERS, NEGRO HIGHER EDUCATION, SCHOOL ENROLLMENT AND DROPOUTS AMONG WHITE AND NEGRO STUDENTS, AND THE EFFECTS OF INTEGRATION ON ACHIEVEMENT. SEVERAL CASE STUDIES OF SCHOOL INTEGRATION ARE PRESENTED. TABULATED DATA ARE REPORTED THROUGHOUT THE SUMMARY. THIS DOCUMENT IS ALSO AVAILABLE AS CATALOG NO-FS-5.238--38000 FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT OF DOCUMENTS, U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE, WASHINGTON, D.C., 20402, FOR $0.30. (LB)
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Authoring Institution: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
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