ERIC Number: ED066542
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
[Notes on Busing and School Integration in White Plains, Pasadena, and Harrisburg.]
California Univ., Riverside. Western Regional School Desegregation Projects.
This document includes five articles: (1) "Supt. Hornbeck blasts ten school busing myths, sells system to area realtors," by Tom Livingston and reprinted from the Pasadena "Star-News," Nov. 17, 1971. (2) "How can transportation be assigned so as to limit the burden of busing?", including an introduction by Kathleen Siggers and a reprint from a leading newspaper, telling of how integration affected the everyday lives of two families in one community when the local school district set about making desegregation as equitable as possible for all groups; (3) "White flight," an exchange of correspondence between Dr. Eleanor Blumenberg, Western Director of Education, Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, and Dr. Ralph Hornbeck, Superintendent of the Pasadena United School District; (4) "'A message of hope', 'The beginning of the new human understanding"', excerpts from the testimony of Dr. David Porter, Superintendent, Harrisburg Public School District to the Select Committee on Equal Educational Opportunity, chaired by Senator Walter Mondale; and, (5) "White Plains public schools report," which summarizes the nation's first six-year longitudinal study of elementary grade pupils' achievement and progress in reading and arithmetic--before and after school integration. (JM)
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Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Riverside. Western Regional School Desegregation Projects.
Identifiers: California; New York; Pennsylvania