ERIC Number: ED349360
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Nov
Reference Count: 0
A New Agenda for Educational Equity. Education in a Changing South: New Policies, Patterns and Programs. Report on the Annual Continuing Conference (9th, Atlanta, Georgia, November 5-7, 1991).
Southern Education Foundation, Atlanta, GA.
This publication presents the proceedings of a conference on African Americans and educational equity in the southern United States. A brief overview opens the publication followed by information on Jean Fairfax, recipient at the conference of the John A. Griffin Award for Advancing Equity in Education. Other presentations are included as follows: (1) "A Perspective on the Continuing Struggle for Equity" (J. Fairfax); (2) "Evolving Legal Approaches to Equity" (J. L. Chambers); (3) "Some Thoughts on Rights and Remedies" (D. Bell); (4) "Financing Education in Troubled Times" (K. McGuire and B. Canada); (5) "Schools and Communities: Citizen Involvement in Quality Education" (S. Prighozy and A. Blackwell); (6) "Achieving Educational Equity: A Comprehensive Urban Approach" (W. W. Herenton); (7) "Adams Revisited: Equity in Higher Education" (W. R. Cleere and H. Wilson); (8) "Comprehensive Services: Their Role in Educational Equity" (A. Rowe and O. Johnson); (9) "Fairness in Testing" (B. Cole and C. Banks); (10) "Equity: A Generational Perspective" (S. L. Carter); (11) "Meeting the Challenge of Diversity" (S. Denslow, O. Shirley, and B. Gomez); (12) "School Choice" (D. Doyle and B. Rosenberg); and (13) "The Continuing Challenge of Educational Reform" (D. Hornbeck). Also included are numerous photographs and a list of conference participants with addresses. (JB)
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Black Education, Civil Rights, Community Role, Educational Discrimination, Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Higher Education, Legal Problems, Parent Participation, Racial Discrimination, School Choice, School Desegregation, School Restructuring, Test Bias
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Ford Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Southern Education Foundation, Atlanta, GA.
Identifiers: African Americans; Comprehensive Services Program; United States (South)
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