ERIC Number: ED032153
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Reference Count: 0
The Mountains Are Moving. [Report of the Conference on Equality of Educational Opportunity for Children of Appalachia (November 29 - December 1, 1968, Pikeville College, Pikeville, Kentucky)]
National Education Association, Washington, DC.
Equality of educational opportunity for children in Appalachia served as a guiding theme for the Sixth National Education Association National Conference on Human Rights in Education. Included in this conference report are a synopsis of selected comments made by conference speakers, brief descriptions of ongoing opportunity oriented programs in Appalachia regional school districts, and explanations of new concepts being used in teacher training programs in regional colleges. Reactions and comments of participants in a political discussion session, suggestions for greater community involvement, and a discussion of the state leadership role necessary in education are also given. A brief summary of Federal support available to Appalachia's schools is presented. (EV)
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Conference Reports, Educational Needs, Educational Opportunities, Educationally Disadvantaged, Equal Education, Federal Aid, Leadership Responsibility, Low Income, Planning, Rural Education, State Action, Success, Teacher Education
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Sponsor: Tennessee Education Association, Nashville.; Virginia Education Association, Roanoke.; Kentucky Education Association, Louisville.; North Carolina Education Association, Raleigh.
Authoring Institution: National Education Association, Washington, DC.