ERIC Number: ED095247
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974
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The Education of Black People in Florida.
Scott, J. Irving E.
The contents of this book are organized into 10 chapters. Chapter 1 outlines the "Legal Background for Negro Schools in Florida." Chapter 2, "Early Neglect," discusses the establishment of the double-school system, focusing on the situation in Duval County. Chapter 3, "Philanthropic Groups," briefly discusses some active foundations and funds: Chapter 4, "Observation in Early Elementary School," discusses studies made between 1928 and 1952. Chapter 5 discusses the "Early Development of Secondary Schools for Negroes," Chapter 6 discusses "Development of Higher Education for Negroes in Florida." Chapter 7 focuses on "The Fight for Equal Salaries," arguing that the fight was foced on the Negro teachers because of the unreasonableness of local superintendents and school boards. Chapter 8 discusses "Negroes in the State Department of Education," Chapter 9, "School Integration," discusses developments since the 1954 Supreme Court decision, including the results of a survey of 67 county superintendents. Chapter 10, "Hopeful Points in Integration," demonstrates that integration has brought better school buildings and superior equipment, not only to black children but to many white children. (Author/JM)
Descriptors: Black Education, Black Students, Desegregation Effects, Desegregation Litigation, Educational History, Educational Needs, Educational Policy, Educational Problems, Private Financial Support, Public Policy, Racial Discrimination, School Desegregation, School Segregation, State Government
Dorrance & Co., 1617 J.F. Kennedy Boulevard, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103 ($5.95, cloth)
Publication Type: Books
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Identifiers - Location: Florida