ERIC Number: ED031537
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
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Equal Educational Opportunity: The First Comprehensive Assault on the Tangle of Research and Policy Issues in the Present School Crisis.
Moore, Donald R., Ed.; And Others
In this book, an expanded version of a 1968 special issue of the Harvard Educational Review, contributors discuss the definition of the concept of equal educational opportunity, educational research relevant to the concept, and the policy issues surrounding the achievement of equal opportunity. Included are such topics as the validity of the Coleman findings, the establishment of alternative school systems, and the relationship between equal educational opportunity and maximum individual development. James S. Coleman provides a brief summary of the report known by his name. (NH)
Descriptors: Achievement, Black Students, Civil Rights, Community Involvement, Compensatory Education, Educational Change, Educational Environment, Educational Opportunities, Educational Research, Equal Education, Individual Development, Public Policy, Public Schools, Race, Racial Segregation, School Desegregation, School Districts, Urban Education
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass. ($5.95)
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Identifiers: Coleman (James S); Equality of Educational Opportunity
Note: Reprint and expansion of Harvard Educational Review, Winter 1968 Special issue.