ERIC Number: ED029388
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Nov
Reference Count: 0
Equality of Educational Opportunity in the Large Cities of America: The Relationship Between Decentralization and Racial Integration.
Johnson, Carroll F., Ed.; Usdan, Michael D., Ed.
A 2-day institute examined the relationship between two central policy alternatives facing large city school districts: Decentralization and integration. Titles and authors of the 11 major addresses presented at the institute are as follows: (1) "Urban Schools: Issues in Responsiveness and Control," by John H. Fischer; (2) "Children Apart: Crisis and Conflict," by June Shagaloff; (3) "The Law, Race, and School Districting," by E. Edmund Reutter, Jr.; (4) "The Urban Coalition: Its Implications for School Systems," by James A. Kelly; (5) "Educational Priorities and the Handicap of Local Financing," by James E. Allen, Jr.; (6) "The Case for School Integration," by Thomas Pettigrew; (7) "The Increased Role of Federal and State Governments in Civil Rights Issues Affecting Education," by Stephen K. Bailey; (8) "Metropolitanism and the Issues of Social Integration and Administrative Decentralization in Large Cities," by Robert J. Havighurst; (9) "Some Perspectives on the Politics and Organization of Education," by Adolf A. Berle; (10) "Efforts to Desegregate and Decentralize the Administration of a Large City School System," by James F. Redmond; and (11) "Some Views on the Relationship between Decentralization and Racial Integration in Large City School Systems," by James Farmer. (JH)
Descriptors: Black Power, Civil Rights, Community Control, Compensatory Education, De Facto Segregation, De Jure Segregation, Decentralization, Desegregation Plans, Educational Needs, Equal Education, Racial Integration, Racial Relations, Racially Balanced Schools, School Desegregation, School Policy, Superintendents, Urban Schools
Teachers College Press, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, N.Y. 10027 ($1.00)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Columbia Univ., New York, NY. Teachers College.
Identifiers: Coleman Report; Commission on Civil Rights; Urban Coalition
Note: Report of Proceedings of a Special Training Institute on Problems of School Desegregation (Teacher's College, Columbia University, N.Y., N.Y., July 10-12, 1968).