ERIC Number: ED072153
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Dec-31
Reference Count: 0
Toward Equal Educational Opportunity: The Report of the Select Committee on Equal Educational Opportunity, United States Senate, Pursuant to S. Res. 359, February 19, 1970.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Equal Educational Opportunity.
This report is organized into eight parts. Part I introduces and summarizes the report. Part II, "Educational disadvantage and child development," discusses the Nation's disadvantaged children, the preschool years, and children's television. Part III, "Inequality in education," focuses on racial isolation and segregation in public schools, unequal and discriminatory educational practices, and whether it is schools or family background that makes the difference in educational performance. Part IV, "School Integration," includes chapters on school desegregation and the law, integration and educational opportunity, achieving integrated schools, and metropolitan approaches to educational equality. Part V, "Education of language minorities," discusses the plight of the language-minority child, and bilingual and bicultural education. Part VI, "Making education more responsive," includes chapters on the need for reform, schools and their communities, changing roles for educators and their clients, and compensatory education. Part VII, "Education finance," focuses on the causes of financial inequality in education, equal protection and equitable finance, the financial crisis in education, and the Federal role in financing education. Part VIII, "Rural education," discusses inequality in rural education and improving rural education. Additional, individual, and minority views are also included. Appended are references to earlier EEO Committee hearings and prints. (JM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Child Development, Compensatory Education, Desegregation Methods, Educational Finance, Educational Opportunities, Educational Responsibility, Educationally Disadvantaged, Non English Speaking, Rural Education, School Desegregation, School Segregation, Urban Schools
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 ($2.75)
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Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Equal Educational Opportunity.
Note: Committee Print, Senate Select Committee on Equal Educational Opportunity