ERIC Number: ED062457
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Mar
Perspectives on Busing. Inequality in Education, Number Eleven, March 1972.
Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA. Center for Law and Education.
Contents of this issue of "Inequality in Education" include: (1) "Busing is not the issue," Reubin Askew, Governor of Florida; (2) "Pupil transportation: a brief history," Paul V. Smith; (3) "White parents' fears," Patricia Derian, which discusses the desegregation of the schools in Jackson, Mississippi in the late 1960's from the point of view of a white doctor's wife and the mother of three children; (4) "Black parents' hopes," Roger Wilkins, in which the former Director of the Justice Department Community Relations Service and the black father of two children discusses his own educational experience and his decision to have his children bused to an integrated school; (5) "Does busing harm children?" Robert Coles; (6) "Race and learning: a perspective on the research," Patricia Lines, portions of which are adapted from work done for the Report on the Massachusetts Racial Imbalance Act under a contract between the Harvard Center for Law and Education and the Massachusetts Department of Education; (7) "Integration: a no win policy for blacks?" Derrick Bell, Jr.; (8) "Metropolitan-wide desegregation," William Taylor; and, (9) "Pending Northern desegregation cases," Robert Pressman. (JM)
Descriptors: Bus Transportation, De Facto Segregation, De Jure Segregation, Desegregation Effects, Desegregation Litigation, Desegregation Methods, Desegregation Plans, Educational Opportunities, Equal Education, Parent Attitudes, Racial Balance, School Desegregation, School Districts, Student Transportation
Harvard Center for Law and Education, 38 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, Mass. 02138 (Free of charge)
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Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Economic Opportunity, Washington, DC. Div. of Civil Rights.
Authoring Institution: Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA. Center for Law and Education.