ERIC Number: ED029075
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1961-Feb-8
Reference Count: 0
Sanctuaries for Tradition: Virginia's New Private Schools. Special Report.
Goodman, Mary Ellen
Virginia's anti-integration massive resistance laws of 1956 resulted in the closing of the public schools and the establishment of private schools for white youngsters "Foundations" were organized in Warren and Prince Edward Counties as well as in Norfolk and Charlottesville, to perpetuate segregated, traditionally oriented education. This special report chronicles the organization of these "Foundation" schools. The political and economic facets of the school crisis and the role of the students, community support, financing, transportation, and organizational structure of the private schools. One section of the report is devoted to the future of the private schools in Prince Edward County where no public schools are open (as of 1961). (NH)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Southern Regional Council, Atlanta, GA.
Identifiers: Virginia; Virginia (Charlottesville); Virginia (Norfolk); Virginia (Prince Edward County); Virginia (Warren County)