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ERIC Number: ED047424
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Sep
Pages: 77
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
The Community Schools Movement in Compton City. Final Report.
Sussmann, Leila
This report reveals the results of studies made of three groups actively seeking community participation in school affairs in a city noted for its conservative school system. The study utilized participant observation supplemented by interviews and document analysis. Each group had only 15-30 active members and no broad base in the community. All three groups were created by the "establishment" and were dependent on government and/or foundation money for their existence. Like the community action agencies of OEO, these groups are training a new cadre of leadership among minorities in this city. The main accomplishment of the community groups has been a recognition of their rights to exist and to exert some real influence on educational policy. (Author/JF)
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Sponsor: National Center for Educational Research and Development (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Tufts Univ., Medford, MA.