ERIC Number: ED042855
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
Reference Count: 0
Equal Educational Opportunities; Annual Report, Fiscal Year 1969.
Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
The program authorized under Title IV of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, to provide help with problems incident to school desegregation, operated under an appropriation of $10,750,000 in fiscal year 1969. During this period, the Division of Equal Educational Opportunities (DEEO) supported five distinct program activities: direct technical assistance from Office of Education (OE) staff; technical assistance and institute training in university school desegregation assistance centers; technical assistance units in State education agencies; grants to local school districts; and, training institutes in universities. DEEO staff located in four OE regional offices and in Washington, 16 university school desegregation assistance centers, and 25 State education agency units< responded to more than 6,400 requests for technical assistance from over 1,300 different school systems. Title IV program funds supported training for an estimated 17,500 teachers and other school personnel in the university institutes and local school district inservice programs. Approximately 75 percent of program funds were allocated for activities to assist schools in the 17 Southern and border States. Nearly three-fourths of all school systems receiving technical assistance were located in the Southern States. (Author/JM)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Civil Rights Act 1964; Civil Rights Act 1964 Title IV; Office of Education; United States (South)