ERIC Number: ED217102
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Comprehensive Affirmative Action for Equal Educational Opportunity in the Racially Isolated and Predominantly White Suburban School District.
Duff, Ogle B.; And Others
This manual contains information to help predominantly white suburban school systems achieve racial integration and provide equal education and equal employment opportunities. The manual advocates a comprehensive approach that would direct affirmative action at students, curricular and extracurricular programs, all phases of employment, and public policy affecting housing. One section of the manual discusses the Constitutional and statutory basis of equal education and equal employment opportunity. Two succeeding sections describe the evolution of court litigation concerning discrimination in education and in employment. Another section provides suggestions for planning and implementing an equal education/equal employment opportunity program in racially segregated suburban schools by identifying factors essential to successful desegregation programs and describing how to develop an affirmative action policy and program. A final section discusses how, in a comprehensive approach, education, employment, and housing are linked; distinguishes between integration and desegregation; and demonstrates how equal opportunity reflects American ideals. Appendices provide supplementary information for implementing affirmative action programs in suburban schools. (Author/MJL)
Descriptors: Administrator Characteristics, Affirmative Action, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Court Litigation, Desegregation Effects, Desegregation Methods, Desegregation Plans, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Multicultural Education, Neighborhood Integration, Racial Integration, School Desegregation, Social Discrimination, Suburban Schools, Teacher Characteristics
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Pittsburgh Univ., PA. Race Desegregation Assistance Center.
Note: Appendices marginally legible.