ERIC Number: ED240221
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Feb
Reference Count: 0
Desegregation in Massachusetts, 1983 Annual Report.
Massachusetts State Dept. of Education, Boston. Bureau of Equal Educational Opportunities.
General (Statewide) school desegregation trends, as well as specific data from various Massachusetts school districts are presented in this report. The first section compares State support of desegregation efforts in Massachusetts with that of other northern States, outlines areas for which State funding is disbursed, and describes the relation between State and Federal requirements for school desegregation. The second section compares Statewide public school enrollment data for 1974, 1978, and 1982, and outlines enrollment trends for White, Black, Hispanic, and Asian/Native American student categories. The third section addresses funding issues, specifically as related to racial equity. The remainder of the report is divided into individual chapters on desegregation efforts in a number of Massachusetts cities, including Boston, Brockton, Cambridge, Chelsea, Framingham, Holyoke, Lawrence, Lowell, Lynn, Medford, Methuen, New Bedford, Springfield, and Worcester. (GC)
Publication Type: Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Massachusetts State Dept. of Education, Boston. Bureau of Equal Educational Opportunities.
Note: Tables (pages 36 and 92-98) will not reproduce clearly; for related documents, see ED 236 277-278 and UD 023 396-399.