ERIC Number: ED020207
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964-Jul-23
Reference Count: 0
REPORT OF THE SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON NONDISCRIMINATION.
Philadelphia Board of Public Education, PA. Special Committee on Nondiscrimination.
THIS REPORT STEMS FROM AN EXTENSIVE INVESTIGATION OF EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES AND PRACTICES IN THE PHILADELPHIA PUBLIC SCHOOLS. ONE INVESTIGATING COMMITTEE CONSISTED OF COMMUNITY LEADERS, MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, AND SCHOOL PERSONNEL. THE FIRST SECTION OF THE REPORT DESCRIBES THE BOARD OF EDUCATION'S INTEGRATION POLICY AND CONTAINS BACKGROUND MATERIAL ON THE RACIAL COMPOSITION OF THE SCHOOLS. THE REMAINING SECTIONS CONSIST OF SEPARATE SUBCOMMITTEE REPORTS ON (1) SITES, BUILDINGS, AND FACILITIES, (2) CURRICULUM, AND (3) TEACHER TRAINING AND PERSONNEL PRACTICES. A CONCLUDING STATEMENT REITERATES THE NEED FOR INTEGRATION WITHIN A FRAMEWORK OF EDUCATIONAL IMPROVEMENT AND RECOMMENDS THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A DEPARTMENT OF INTERGROUP RELATIONS AND INTEGRATION AND A CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON INTEGRATION. (LB)
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Blacks, Board of Education Policy, Curriculum, Data, Educational Facilities, Educational Facilities Improvement, Educational Improvement, Equal Education, Minority Groups, Personnel Policy, Public Schools, Puerto Ricans, Racial Composition, Racial Relations, School Desegregation, School Organization, Teacher Education, Urban Demography
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Philadelphia Board of Public Education, PA. Special Committee on Nondiscrimination.
Identifiers: PENNSYLVANIA; Pennsylvania (Philadelphia)